Srinagar February 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, fresh snowfall in the Banihal area and multiple landslides has blocked the Jammu-Srinagar highway, raising fear of acute shortage of commodities in the Kashmir Valley.

A traffic department official in Srinagar said, “Over a foot of fresh snow has accumulated on the highway in Banihal. There have been multiple landslides triggered by heavy rain at places in the Ramsoo-Ramban sector, as well.” »

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Jammu, February 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed in Chenab valley of Jammu region as a mark of protest against the harassment of the Kashmiri and local Muslims.

Call for the strike was given by the Anjuman-e-Islamia Bhadarwah (AIB) and supported by Majlis-e-Shoura Kishtwar, Seerat Committee Doda and Anjuman-e-Islamia Thathri.

AIB President Pervaiz Ahmed Sheikh in a statement said the violence against Muslims in Jammu was part of an RSS agenda against the Muslims especially of Chenab Valley, Pir Panchal and Kashmir valley. »

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New Delhi, February 21 (KMS): In India, seven Kashmiri students have been suspended in Dehradun in the Indian state of Uttarakhand and a Kashmiri Professor was forced to resign in Jalandhar, the ancient city in the north Indian state of Punjab.

The action was taken after more than 450 Hindutva activists gathered in the campus in Dehradun and demanded expulsion of Kashmiri students, Registrar of the University RK Khare said. The protesting students threatened to leave the institute if the Kashmiri students were not expelled, he said. “We had to suspend the Kashmiri students to pacify the protesting students and stop them from leaving,” he said. »

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Geneva, February 21 (KMS): The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Rupert Colville, has expressed concern over the brutal targeting of Kashmiris and Muslims by Hindu goons on the pretext of the Pulwama blast in occupied Kashmir.

The spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Rupert Colville, in a statement issued in Geneva said that the High Commissioner was concerned “by reports from India that some elements are using the Pulwama attack as justification for threats and potential acts of violence targeting Kashmiri and Muslim communities living in different parts of India.” »

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Srinagar, February 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) has said that India should realize the fact that videos, news and images of Kashmiris being beaten, vandalized, looted and humiliated in India will only promote hatred among humanity.

The JRL comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Mailk in a statement issued in Srinagar, condemning the unrelenting attacks on Kashmiris in various Indian cities and states, said the attacks on Kashmiri students including females in different institutions across India, businessmen, tourists and people from other walks of life is in every respect a dangerous trend.

It said, “From last one weak, Kashmiri students, businessmen and tourists are being beaten ruthlessly by unruly mobs, shops and business centers are being looted, vandalized and humiliated in broad daylight with police in many cases watching as mute spectators.” »

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Dr. Syed Nazir Gilani

Pakistan is a nuclear state. It has cancelled out the threat of Indian size, military might and nuclear reach once for all. Unless Indian leaders decide to consign their cities and people to history books, there would be no war. Indian Government is engaged in a war with the people of Indian administered Valley for the last 27 years. During these years these forces have killed a generation of the Muslims of Kashmir valley.

UN report has estimated that there are 500,000 to 700,000 Indian soldiers in the Valley. The number is aided and assisted by special laws and now a “Strong State Doctrine” has been put in place to use brute force and kill as many Kashmiris as possible. United Kingdom Expert on the Sub Commission of Human Rights in Geneva moved a resolution against violation of human rights in Indian administered Kashmir E/CN.4/Sub.2/1997/L.21 on 15 August 1997 and reminded the world that United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland had left in the sub-continent traditions of, imperialism towards peoples and their territories, harsh military suppression of dissent combined with sweeping special emergency powers, reactionary penal laws, double standards in human rights and rule of law, unwillingness and a degree of inability to undertake real reforms and exploitation. »

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New Delhi, February 20 (KMS): In India, a Pakistani prisoner Shakar Ullah was killed in an attack by Hindu mob in Jaipur Central Jail in Rajasthan.

The Pakistani prisoner Shakiruallah was beaten to death inside the Jaipur Central Jail. »

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Global probe into HR violations in IOK demanded
Srinagar, February 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership has said that India cannot stifle the voice for freedom by resorting to aggressive policies and imposing ban on political opponents in the territory.

The leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a joint statement issued in Srinagar made it clear to India that popular movements could not be defeated by military oppression, police highhandedness and killings. The leaders reiterated to continue their struggle against the illegal Indian occupation peacefully and politically. The leaders while condemning the unrelenting attacks on Kashmiri businessmen, students, tourists and people from other walks of life in various states of India said that these attacks were apparently instigated by the ruling regime of India. »

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Srinagar, February 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Group of Concerned Citizens (GCC) has stressed the need for a political outreach in the Valley and diplomatic engagement with Pakistan to find out a lasting solution to the Kashmir dispute.

The Group comprises civil society members across communities and regions of Jammu and Kashmir, including jurists, former civil servants academicians, journalists, businessmen and social activists.

The Group of Concerned Citizens in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “A crucial question, which stares us in the face is, why militancy is getting an upshot, instead of being brought under control, as against the claim made by the government and officials in the last few months that militancy has been wiped out.” »

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Islamabad, February 20 (KMS): APHC-AJK chapter has said that under a premeditated plan India is repeating the history of 1947 massacre of Muslims in Jammu.

This was said at the APHC-AJK chapter meeting in Islamabad, which was jointly chaired by Syed Abdullah Gilani and Syed Faiz Naqshbandi. »

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