Strike cripples life in across territory

Srinagar, August 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred two more youth in Bandipore district, today, raising the toll to four in less than 24 hours in the occupied territory.

The youth were killed by the troops during a cordon and search operation at in Hajin area of the district. Another youth was critically injured in the forces’ operation. »

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Srinagar, August 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, prominent religious leader and the Chairman of Ummat-e-Islami, Qazi Ahmed Yasir has condemned the harassment of the families of freedom activists throughout South Kashmir.

Qazi Yasir addressing a meeting of his party in Islamabad town said that the families of freedom activists should not be targeted for the beliefs of their kith and kin. “It is regretting to see how freedom fighters’ families are being harassed for the past few weeks, this is nothing, but inhumane,” he added. »

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Mirpur (AJK), August 30 (KMS): The speakers have paid rich tributes to Shuhada-e-Dothan in Rawalakot and said that the sacrifices of Kashmiri people would not go waste.

The speakers were addressing a function held in connection with Youm-e-Shuhadah-e-Dothan in Rawalakot

They said, “It is our moral, religious and political obligation to take voice of the oppressed Kashmiri people to the world by highlighting their just and legitimate struggle.” »

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Srinagar, August 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, rights activists have deplored that nothing could be done in, at least, 10 major cases of rights violations in which army court of inquiry (CoI) were ordered in the past.

The rights activist while commenting on the call for disciplinary action against Major Leetul Gogoi by the army court of inquiry (CoI) their statements said, “There are cases in which forces had been indicted for kidnapping or killing but still pending because sanction for prosecution has not been granted.”

“For example, in Gaw Kadal massacre of 20 January 1990, when 53 civilians were killed by Central Reserve Police Force personnel, a CoI was ordered but not a single person has been booked yet,” the statement said. “A CoI was also by Border Security Force in Sopore massacre that took place on 6 January 1993. The BSF soldiers had killed 67 civilians and burnt dozens of shops and other structures. So far, the fate of the inquiry is not known.” »

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Srinagar, August 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League has strongly condemned the detention of party Chairman, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza.

Mukhtar Ahmad Waza was arrested by Islamabad police early Thursday morning from his residence in Islamabad town.

The JKPL spokesman in a statement termed the continued arrest of Mukhtar Waza as political vengeance and worst human rights violation perpetrated by the Indian authorities. »

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Jammu, August 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the civil society of Doda has strongly denounced the Indian police for bulldozing a mosque in Galadhar area of Kastigarh in Doda and described it as an attack on the religious matters of Muslims.

The members of civil society of Doda in a statement in Srinagar said that Muslims had constructed a mosque in Galadhar area of Kastigarh in Doda so that tourist Muslims could offer their prayers but the Indian police bulldozed it which was condemnable.

They said that attacks on the religious places of Muslims would not be tolerated and every kind of sacrifice would be given for its protection.

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APHC office cook among dozens arrested

Srinagar, August 30 (KMS): Complete shutdown is being observed in occupied Kashmir against the Indian attempts to tinker with the Article 35-A of the Indian constitution which bars outsiders from buying immovable property in Jammu and Kashmir.

Normal life has been paralyzed in Kashmir Valley, Chenab Valley Doda, Bhaderwah, Banihal, Thathri, Gandoh, Kishtwar and Pir Panjal areas of Rajouri and Poonch districts. »

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Srinagar, August 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the daughter of a Kashmiri, Ghulam Mohammad Butt, 89, Mumtaz Banoo, 16, abducted by the Indian army on June 3, 2000 has not been recovered.

Ghulam Mohammad Butt, a resident of Dhar Village in Kastigarh Tehsil of Doda district and his family in a media interview said on June 3, 2000, he, father of four boys and four girls, started his journey with his two sons Hanif and Bhaktawar on foot to a distant forest to graze their herd. Back home, Mumtaza Banoo, then 16, and Farida Banoo, 19 stayed with their mother, Zoona Begum to look after the house.

“My two sons were studying in an Islamic seminary in Gujarat and other two daughters were married and living separately in distant villages,” he added. He said same day late in the afternoon, two SPOs along with army men from 10 Rashtriya Rifles (RR) during a routine passed by their house; the army men pumped bullets in their two dogs, killing them instantly. »

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Srinagar, August 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani and other Hurriyat leaders have paid rich tributes to Altaf Ahmad Dar and Umar Rashid Wani, who were martyred by the Indian troops in a cordon and search operation in Islamabad town.

Syed Ali Gilani in a telephonic address to mourners, Syed Ali Geelani paid glorious tributes to martyred youth Shaheed Umar Rashid Wani and reiterated his pledge to take the ongoing movement to its logical end. He condemned the use of excessive force against the civil population leaving scores of men and women seriously wounded. He said, “The military action is a ploy to suppress the people with iron fists.” »

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Srinagar, August 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders have condemned the raid on the residence of famous Indian journalist and human rights activist, Gautam Navlakha, and his subsequent arrest terming it as manifestation of fascist policy of Narendra Modi-led Indian government.

Navalakha and Indian novelist Arundhati Roy have been highlighting the worst human rights violations perpetrated by the Indian forces in occupied Kashmir, have been on the hit list of Hindu extremist groups. »

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