Srinagar, June 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, senior APHC leader and Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai has appreciated the first ever United Nations human rights report on Kashmir. Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, also praised the United Nations Human Rights Commissioner, Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, over his commendable work to expose Indian brutalities and gross human rights violations in occupied Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, June 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Srinagar, two young boys were killed and dozens injured during clashes between protesters and the Indian troops on Saturday even as men, women and children dressed in their best thronged mosques and Eidgah across the Valley for Eid-ul-Fitr celebrations.

One 18-year-old Sheeraz Ahmed was hurt during the clashes at Brakpora in Islamabad district and later succumbed to injuries and another 15-year-old Waqas Ahmad Rather was killed in indiscriminate firing by the troops at Nowpora in Pulwama district. Dozens were injured in the firing of pellets, bullets and teargas shells triggering further clashes in Islamabad town. Two youth hit by pellets in their eyes were referred to Srinagar for specialised treatment. At least twelve youth were injured in the forces’ action. All the injured were shifted to District Hospital Islamabad for treatment. »

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Gilani’s freedom talk with troops goes viral

Srinagar, June 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian forces martyred 30 people including teenage boys and injured as many as 160 during the Ramadan ceasefire drama enacted by India between 17th of May and 17th of June in the territory. The troops arrested over 100 people during the period. The Indian government, today, announced an end to the so-called ceasefire. The announcement was made by the Indian Home Ministry in New Delhi.

Meanwhile, the Chairman of All Parties Huriryat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has expressed the hope that the people of Jammu and Kashmir will eventually be able to secure their freedom from brutal Indian occupation. A video, which went viral on social media, shows Syed Ali Gilani addressing the personnel of Indian occupational forces, present at the gate of his Hyderpora residence to prevent him from proceeding towards Eidgah to offer Eid prayers. The video shows supporters of the octogenarian leader exerting force on the door. As the door was slammed opened, Syed Ali Gilani confronted a contingent of Indian army and police, blocking his way with a heavy vehicle. On this occasion, Syed Ali Gilani said that Jammu and Kashmir was reeling under the worst Indian occupation where people were not even allowed to offer religious obligations. He said that Kashmir was an internationally recognized dispute, and India should not deny the right of self-determination to the Kashmiri people. »

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Srinagar, June 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Huriryat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has expressed the hope that the people of Jammu and Kashmir will eventually be able to secure their freedom from tyrannical clutches of India.

Syed Ali Gilani said this while talking to the personnel of Indian occupational forces, who were present at the gate of his residence to prevent him from proceeding towards Eidgah of offer Eid prayers. A video, which went viral on social media shows supporters of the octogenarian leader slamming open the door. As the door was opened, Syed Ali Gilani confronted a contingent of Indian forces with their vehicles. He was disallowed to go towards Eidgah. On this occasion, Syed Ali Gilani said that Jammu and Kashmir was reeling under the worst Indian occupation where people were not even allowed to offer religious obligations. »

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Srinagar, June 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a 24-year-old youth who was injured in the firing by Indian troops in Soura area of Srinagar district yesterday evening continues to remain in a critical condition.

The youth identified as Abdul Majeed War was injured when personnel of Central Reserve Police Force hit him from the close range during a protest in the area. »

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New Delhi, June 17 (KMS): The Indian government has announced an end to so-called Ramadan ceasefire in occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

Indian Home Ministry in a tweet said that New Delhi had decided against the extension of the ceasefire in Jammu and Kashmir and the military operations would continue in the territory.

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Washington, June 17 (KMS): Dr Ghulam Nabi Fair, the Secretary General of World Kashmir Awareness Forum has said that the report released by the United Nations High Commissioner on Human Rights is a significant step towards greater international recognition of the serious abuses committed against Kashmiris at the hands of Indian forces.

According to Kashmir Media Service, Dr Fai in an article said, the report takes the veil of secrecy off of India’s crimes against humanity. »

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Washington, June 17 (KMS): The World Factbook of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has categorised Bajrang Dal and Vishwa Hindu Parishad as ‘militant religious organisations’ and it has classified the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) as a ‘nationalist organisation’ in its The World Factbook.

The CIA has put these organisations under the category called ‘political pressure groups. The CIA World Factbook has not only arbitrarily identified the Hindu groups as ‘militant organisations’, it has also issued a map of India where it has shown Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir with dotted lines depicting the territory as disputed. »

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Srinagar, June 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, mujahideen while issuing a threat, first time, in public have asked local policemen and soldiers to desist from vandalising houses and harassing their family members or be ready to face the consequences.

The threat came at the funeral of the 15-year-old boy, Waqas Ahmad, who was martyred in firing by the Indian troops at Noupora in Pulwama district on Saturday. Soon after Eid prayers, villagers had gathered for the funeral in the morning when some armed mujahideen appeared and addressed the mourners. »

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Anti-India demos held, Pakistani flags hoisted

Srinagar, June 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Eid-ul-Fitr, today, was marked by killing of two Kashmiri youth by Indian troops, forceful anti India and pro freedom demonstrations and use of brute force by Indian army personnel against peaceful protesters.

One youth identified as Sheraz Ahmad Naikoo of 18 years age was killed after the troops opened indiscriminate fire on worshipers following Eid prayers at Ashajipora in Islamabad.

Another 15-year old boy Waqas Ahmad Rather was killed in indiscriminate firing of the troops at Nowpora in Pulwama district. Thousands of people including APHC leader Bilal Siddiqi participated in the funeral of martyrs. »

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