Srinagar, October 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, residents of Kunzar area of Tangmarg in Baramulla district, today, staged a protest against disappearance of a boy from his house in Mehmoodpora.

The protesters said that the boy, Showkat Ahmad, a 10th standard student, left home in Turke-Batpora village on Wednesday afternoon to get a medical checkup. »

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Srinagar, October 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has expressed concern over the plight of illegally detained Hurriyat leaders and activists lodged in different jails and detention centres in and outside the territory.

The APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the political prisoners were for no reason implicated in fake cases. Hailing the meritorious services and sacrifices rendered by the political detainees, he said that they had created a history and ‘we salute them for their steadfastness, persistence and commitment’. “Their commitment and exemplary bravery will certainly rejuvenate movement and infuse new spirits among young generation,” he added. »

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Islamabad, October 26 (KMS): The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Freedom League (JKPFL), Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, has said the chief factor responsible for the Pakistan-India tension and plight of the Kashmiris is the 70 years long Indian military presence in Kashmir and continuous flouting of the UNCIP resolutions by India since late 1940s.

Muhammad Farooq Rehmani in a statement issued in Islamabad on the eve of Indian invasion on Jammu and Kashmir and forcible occupation of the territory in 1947 said a sustained dialogue on Kashmir is the only peaceful method to settle the dispute. He said India’s track record has been treacherously discouraging and no talks could yield positive results without the involvement of the Kashmiris in these talks. »

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Srinagar, October 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have said that 27th October 1947 is the darkest day in the history of Kashmir when India in total violation of all international norms and democratic values landed its troops in Jammu and Kashmir and occupied the territory against the will of the Kashmiri people.

A spokesman of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the people of Jammu and Kashmir never accepted India’s forcible occupation of their homeland. He said that Kashmir had never been part of India and that Kashmiris would continue their freedom struggle against this illegal and forcible Indian rule till settlement of the Kashmir dispute in accordance with their aspirations. »

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Srinagar, October 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League (JKML) has termed the shifting of its Chairman and senior APHC leader, Masarrat Aalam Butt, back to Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu as political vendetta.

The JKML spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Masarrat Aalam Butt was produced before a court in Srinagar in a fake case registered against him at Shaheed Gunj police station. »

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Srinagar, October 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) Jammu and Kashmir has condemned the invoking of draconian law, Public Safety Act, against party activists including Abdur Rasheed Rathar and Showkat Ahmad Mir and many youth from Pattan for the third time and their shifting to Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu.

The TeH spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar termed the arrest of Sajjad Ahmad Butt from Chadoora area of Budgam as frustration of the puppet authorities. He said that Sajjad was a shopkeeper and was arrested because his father was an active member of the freedom movement. »

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Srinagar, October 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA), today, conducted raid on the house of Shahid Yousuf, the son of prominent freedom leader, Syed Salahuddin, in Soibugh area of Budgam district.

The family members of Shahid Yousuf, who is already in the NIA custody in New Delhi, told media persons that the NIA team raided their residence at about 4:30 am and left at about 7 am. They added that the NIA sleuths took some phones and a laptop along.

The NIA had arrested Shahid Yousuf on Tuesday (October 24) after summoning him at its headquarters in New Delhi. A Delhi court on Wednesday remanded him in the NIA custody for seven days.

It is to mention here that the NIA has so far arrested eleven persons including seven pro-freedom leaders, a businessman and a photojournalist from occupied Kashmir on false charges. The action is aimed at suppressing the Kashmiris’ ongoing freedom movement.

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Srinagar, October 26 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has expressing serious concern over the plight of Kashmiri political prisoners lodged in various jails in and outside the territory.

The forum spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said resistance leaders including Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Altaf Ahmad Shah and businessman Zahoor Ahmed Watali languishing in Delhi’s Tihar Jail and those lodged in Central Jail Srinagar were facing problems due to the callous attitude of the jail authorities. He said that the detainees were not being provided with basic facilities in jails. »

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Srinagar, October 25 (KMS): Kashmiris on both sides of the Line of Control and the world over will observe Black Day on Friday, the 27th October, to convey to the world that India has occupied Jammu and Kashmir against their will and is denying them their inalienable right to self-determination.

It was on 27th October in 1947 when Indian troops invaded Jammu and Kashmir and occupied it in total violation of the Partition Plan of the Subcontinent and against the Kashmiris’ aspirations.

The day will be marked with a complete shutdown in occupied Kashmir and rallies in world capitals. Call for the shutdown has been given by the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik and supported by other pro-freedom organizations. »

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Srinagar, October 25 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership has said that 27 October 1947 is an unfortunate day when the people of Jammu and Kashmir were deprived of their freedom and liberty after India landed its troops in the territory and forcibly occupied it.

The leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a joint statement issued in Srinagar called for complete shutdown on Friday to observe the day as black day. The leaders said that India had occupied Kashmir without any constitutional and moral justification and against the wishes of Kashmiri people. »

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