Srinagar, December 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, as per the JRL programme, Hurriyat activists offered Nimaz-e-Jinaza in absentia of martyrs of Tral at various places. »

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London, December 23 (KMS): The President of London-based Jammu and Kashmir Council for Human Rights (JKCHR), Dr Syed Nazir Gilani, has urged the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to take cognizance of the stepped up Indian state terrorism in occupied Kashmir.

Dr Syed Nazir Gilani in a letter sent to the UN Rights Chief drew her attention towards the killing of six youth by Indian troops in Tral area of Pulwama on Saturday. »

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Srinagar, December 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have paid glowing tributes to six youth martyred by Indian troops in Tral area of Pulwama district, yesterday.

The troops killed the youth during a cordon and search operation in Arampora area of the district.

Hurriyat leader, Javaid Ahmed Mir, in a statement issued in Srinagar while paying homage to the youth said, “Our youth have given huge sacrifices in the ongoing struggle for securing the right to self-determination which would not be allowed go waste.” »

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Srinagar, December 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the family members of illegally detained senior Hurriyat leader, Ghulam Muhammad Khan Sopori, 75, are struggling to locate him as the authorities are not revealing his whereabouts to them

Ghulam Mohammad Khan Sopori has been languishing in jails since February 2017. His family had gone to meet him at Kot Bhalwal Jail in Jammu in November but was told that he had been shifted to some jail in Haryana. The family has since tried to locate him in Haryana jails, but without any success.

Septuagenarian Hurriyat leader, Khan Sopori has completed one year and ten months in jail despite the fact that the court quashed thrice his detention orders issued under draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSAs). He is currently detained in some undisclosed location under fourth PSA invoked against him. »

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Srinagar, December 23 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik strongly condemning the policy of killing and repression adopted by the Indian authorities has termed the ongoing bloodshed by Indian troops as systematic genocide of Kashmiris.

The resistance leaders in a statement issued in Srinagar said the Kashmiri people have nourished their ongoing just struggle for securing their inalienable right to self-determination with the blood of lacs of martyrs. They said that India’s attempt to compel the Kashmiris through the use of brute force and coercion to give up their freedom movement would only further deteriorate the already deteriorated situation in the occupied territory. »

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Thousands attend funerals of martyrs

Srinagar, December 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred six Kashmiri youth in Pulwama district, today.

The youth were killed by the troops during a cordon and search operation jointly launched by Indian army, paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force and Special Operation Group in Arampora area of the district. The martyrs were identified as Salih Mohammad Akhoon, Rasikh Mir, Rauf Mir, Umar Ramzan, Nadeem Sofi and Faisal Javid Khanday.

The killings led to forceful anti-India protests in Tral and adjoining areas of the district. Youth in groups assembled at various places and took out marches against the killings. Indian troops used brute force on the protesters triggering clashes. The authorities suspended mobile internet and train services immediately after the killings in the district. »

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London, December 23 (KMS): The President of London-based Jammu and Kashmir Council for Human Rights (JKCHR), Dr Syed Nazir Gilani, has expressed serious concern over the bloodshed by Indian troops in the territory particularly the killing of six youth in Tral area of Pulwama district on Saturday.

Dr Syed Nazir Gilani in a letter sent to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, through e-mail urged her to take cognizance of the stepped up Indian state terrorism in occupied Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, December 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, five Indian troops were injured in a grenade blast in Arwani area of Islamabad district on Saturday.

The forces were withdrawing from Hassanpura area of Arwani after concluding a siege and search operation when the blast took place.

The injured which include five Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and a policeman were rushed to sub-district hospital Bijbehara for treatment.

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Jammu, , December 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Khateeb of Markazi Jamia Masjid, Kishtwar, Farooq Hussain Kachloo has condemned the recent killings in the Valley and described it the frustration of the authorities.

Farooq Hussain Kachloo in a statement issued in Jammu said that India had crossed all limits of brutalities and it wanted to suppress the ongoing liberation movement through military might but would never succeed. »

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Srinagar, December 22 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai and other Hurriyat leaders have paid glowing tributes to six youth martyred by Indian troops in Tral area of Pulwama district, today.

The youth were killed during a cordon and search operation jointly launched by Indian army, paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force and Special Operation Group in Arampora area of the district. »

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