Islamabad, February 16 (KMS): The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Freedom League (JKPFL), Muhammad Farooq Rehmani has strongly condemned the arrest of party’s Chief Organiser, Imtiaz Ahmed Shah, and Jammu and Kashmir Mass Movement leader, Molvi Bashir Ahmed, and other members of APHC delegation en route to Trehgam on the occasion of martyrdom anniversary of Muhammad Maqbool Butt on February 11.

Muhammad Farooq Rehmani in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Indian rulers and their agents were stoking communal discard and sowing seeds of religious fanaticism not only in India but also in occupied Kashmir to obstruct road to a peaceful and just resolution of the Kashmir dispute. »

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Internet service suspended in Baramulla

Srinagar, February 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred two Kashmiri youth in Poonch district.

The troops killed the youth during a violent military operation in Balakote area of the district. The operation was going on till reports last came in.

Meanwhile, forceful demonstrations erupted in Palhallan area of Baramulla district, today, after Indian troops launched a cordon and search operation. India police and troops used brute force to disperse the protesters, triggering clashes between the demonstrators and the forces’ personnel. The clashes are continuing in the area. The puppet authorities have suspended mobile Internet service in the district while all entry and exit routes to Palhallan have been sealed by the Indian forces. »

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Srinagar, February 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has called for a complete shutdown on Saturday (February 17) against the shifting of Kashmiri inmates from Srinagar central jail and the brutal killing of a Hurriyat leader, Muhammad Yousuf Nadeem.

The JRL comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statememnt issued in Srinagar said that shifting of political inmates including Abdul Hameed Teeli, Tariq Ahmed, Raees Ahmed, Showkat Ahmed Hakeem, Muhammad Adil Zargar, Moomin Ahmed, Muhammad Ishaaq Paul and others from Srinagar central jail to various jails in Jammu was basically the so-called rulers’ revenge of their frustration and failures in breaking the resolve of the Kashmiri detainees. »

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Atrocities on Srinagar jail inmates flayed

Srinagar, February 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a protest rally was held in Srinagar, today, against the killing of innocent civilians, illegal detention of Hurriyat leaders and activists and frequent cordon and search operations carried out by Indian forces.

The participants of the rally, which was organized by the Joint Resistance Leadership, had carried placards and banners reading anti-India and pro-freedom slogans. People from different walks of life including resistance leaders Sheikh Abdur Rasheed, Muhammad Yousuf Naqash, Muhammad Yasir, Bashir Kashmiri, Showkat Bakhshi and Omar Aadil Dar participated in the protest march. Speakers on the occasion condemned the Indian authorities for subjecting Kashmiri people to political vendetta for seeking their internationally-accepted right to self-determination. They demanded immediate release of all illegally detained Kashmiris languishing in different jails. »

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Srinagar, February 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and activists held a prayers session at the grave of freedom leader, Ghulam Muhammad Bulla on the occasion of his 43rd martyrdom anniversary, today.

Ghulam Muhammad Bulla was arrested by the Indian police and killed in custody on this day in 1975 in Sopore for leading a protest rally against Indra-Abdullah Accord. »

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Islamabad, February 15 (KMS): A condolence meeting of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) held in Islamabad, today.

The meeting expressed profound grief and sorrow over the murder of the Tehreek-e-Wahdate Islami Jammu and Kashmir General Secretary, Muhammad Yusuf Rathar alias Muhammad Yusuf Nadeem. »

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Srinagar, February 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM), Aasiya Andrabi has expressed concern over prisoners’ plight in Srinagar central jail.

Aasiya Andrabi in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the authorities of Srinagar central jail had unleashed a reign of terror in the jail after a mujahid, Naveed alias Hanzullah managed to escape from SMHS Hospital where he was taken for a medical check-up. »

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Srinagar, February 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, member of the so-called Kashmir Assembly, Engineer Abdur Rasheed has cautioned New Delhi not to use the killing of local Kashmiri army men killed in Sujwan attack for political gains.

Engineer Rasheed addressing a public gathering in Kupwara said New Delhi must own the moral responsibility of all these killings. »

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Jammu, February 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Social Peace Forum, a constituent of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, today, visited the family of rape and murder victim Aasifa at Heeranagar in Kathua district.

Advocate Devinder Singh Behal was accompanied with JKSPF leaders and activists. While addressing people on the occasion, Devinder Singh Behal strongly condemned the rape and murder of eight-year old girl, Asifa of Rasana Mohara in Heeranagar area of Kathua. »

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Srinagar, February 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, fear and insecurity has gripped Muslim community living in Kathua district after the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl, Aasifa by communal elements, last month.

Ali and other members of his Bakerwal community are living in constant fear after the girl from their community was raped and murdered. “We were always humiliated and abused here but now we feel that this place is not safe for us,” he said.

The 36-year-old Ali Jan said his father settled in this village four decades ago. A special police officer, Deepak Khajuria, arrested on charges of murdering her has told interrogators that the motive behind the crime was to instill fear among the Muslim community. »

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