Islamabad, May 16 (KMS): The Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Freedom League (JKPFL), Muhammad Farooq Rehmani, has expressed grave shock over the Trump administration’s decision of moving the US embassy in Tel Aviv to Jerusalem followed by killing of over 50 peaceful Palestinian protesters by Israeli snipers.

Muhammad Farooq Rehmani in a statement issued in Islamabad urged the OIC and Arab League to call for massive and popular peaceful protests and seminars across the world to thwart the US-Israel designs for a peaceful settlement of the Palestinian dispute in line with the UN resolutions. »

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New Delhi, May 15 (KMS): The Indian Supreme Court has deferred hearing on petitions challenging Article 35A of the Indian Constitution that gives special rights and privileges to permanent residents of Jammu and Kashmir, besides disallowing outsiders from buying property or getting government jobs in the territory.

A three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra posted the matter for hearing to August 6 after Attorney General K K Venugopal sought an adjournment. »

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Srinagar, May 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested five youth during night raids in Sopore area of Baramulla district.

The police arrested the youth identified as Jehangir Ahmed Reshi, Azad Ahmed Butt, Nisar Ahmed Buttt, Bashir Ahmed Najar and Arshid Ahmed Dar during nocturnal raids in Zainageer area of Sopore. »

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Srinagar, May 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the puppet administration has said that there is no legal binding on it to make public the report of the commission of inquiry constituted to probe into the killing of 125 civilians who were shot dead by the Indian troops and police during the mass uprising in 2010.

The puppet authorities in a report submitted to the Human Rights Commission of the territory in response to a Public Interest Litigation filed by M M Shuja, a human rights activist, said that the administration was within its rights not to make public the report submitted by the one-man commission of Justice M L Koul, retired judge Punjab and Haryana High Court. »

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Srinagar, May 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders, Mir Shahid Saleem, Zafar Akbar Butt and others have said that India is using brutal tactics to suppress the Kashmiris’ struggle for securing their right to self- determination, acknowledged by the international community.

Mir Shahid Saleem, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir People’s Movement, in a statement issued in Jammu criticized the recent statement of the Indian Army Chief, Bipin Rawat against the Kashmiri youth. He asked India to accept the fact that by killing Kashmiris New Delhi could not succeed in suppressing the decade’s old popular freedom struggle. »

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Srinagar, May 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik held a meeting at the Hyderpora residence of the octogenarian leader and discussed a host of issues confronting the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

During the meeting, which lasted for an hour, deliberations took place over the prevailing situation especially in the backdrop of recent civilian killings in Shopian and Srinagar districts. »

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Srinagar, May 15 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference General Secretary, Ghulam Nabi Sumjhi, has appealed to the people and resourceful person of the society to donate towards the APHC for carrying its mission.

Ghulam Nabi Sumjhi in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the APHC had always pursued the noble mission of helping unprivileged and those in distress. »

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Kashmiri detainees denied medical aid in Tihar jail

Srinagar, May 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party headed by illegally detained Hurriyat leader, Shabbir Ahmad Shah has warned that unrealistic approach of India towards the long-pending Kashmir dispute can imperil peace and stability in the South Asian region.

The Democratic Freedom Party in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, said that India had compounded the miseries of the Kashmiri people by denying their internationally-accepted right to self- determination. The statement said that New Delhi could kill Kashmiris but it could not crush their freedom sentiment. »

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Srinagar, May 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, around half a dozen government teachers sustained injuries in the use of brute force by Indian police on protesters in Srinagar, today.

Dozens of teachers were detained by Kothi Bagh Police after they tried to march towards civil secretariat to press for their demands. As the teachers tried to march towards Civil Secretariat, the police party reached the spot and bundled dozens of them in police vehicles and lodged them in Kothi Bagh Police station. »

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Srinagar, May 14 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) has warned that the unrealistic approach of India towards the long-pending Kashmir dispute can prove costly on the peace and stability of the region. »

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