Srinagar, February 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai, Muhammad Yasin Malik and Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi have expressed condolences over the demise of senior Jamaat-e-Islami leader and a well known social activist, Abdul Majeed Fazli. »

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Srinagar, February 20 (KMS): As the Kashmiri people are finding themselves at the receiving end of violence and threats at the hands of Hindu mobs in many Indian cities following the Pulwama blast, the Indians working and living in Kashmir valley are feeling safe and not a single case of anyone being threatened has come to the fore.

The Kashmiri students and businessmen alike are facing violence, harassment and assaults in many Indian cities and towns following the Thursday explosion in Pulwama that left more than 40 Indian paramilitary troops dead. The Kashmiri people have been targeted even in occupied Kashmir’s Jammu city and the fear that has gripped the city can be gauged by the fact that Jammu Muslim Waqf Council has closed its doors for the Kashmiris who are facing attacks in the city. »

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Srinagar, February 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hindutva groups have ransacked properties worth millions of rupees belonging to the Muslim community in Poonch town.

The incident happened February 15, 2019, but could not be reported due to the internet suspension in the region. The Hindu rioters were resorted to arson and ransacking of the property of Muslims.

According to the witnesses, the Hindutva rioters raised provocative and anti-Muslim slogans at Mohalla Alapir of Poonch town and destroyed around a dozen of cars apart from other material assets. Some of the rioters have reportedly been videographed by the locals while doing the criminal act. However, the locals said the police have not acted and no one has been arrested.

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Brussels, February 20 (KMS): Speakers at an official meeting arranged by the European Parliament have called for implementation of recommendations put forth in the June 2018 report of the United Nations’ Office of High Commissioner on Human Rights (OHCHR) to conduct a comprehensive and independent and international investigation of human rights violations in occupied Kashmir.

The official meeting was organized by Sub-Committee of Human Right of the European Parliament on Tuesday, 19th February 2019 in Brussels. The participants highlighted the terrible human rights situation in occupied Kashmir and reiterated the demand for establishing the inquiry commission in the light of OHCHR’s recommendations on Kashmir. »

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Condemns sedition charges against 4 female IOK students

Srinagar, February 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai has said that the Kashmir dispute can only be resolved by addressing it in its historical perspective.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar said that instead of taking measures to resolve long pending issue in its historical perspective, India wants to thrust its choice through barrel of gun.

“This arrogance and persistent denial can’t hold water for long and Delhi has to come to terms with the writing on the wall.”

He said a delay in resolution of the long-running dispute has kept the people of whole South Asia hostage. »

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Srinagar, February 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership while unveiling the brutal Indian acts carried out by its forces in the territory has said that pushing people to the wall is main reason behind the Kashmiri youth opting for the armed path.

The leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a joint statement issued after a meeting in Srinagar said, “Mothers, fathers and even political leadership have no role in this regard; however, the ball lies in the court of Indian political and military leadership.”

The leaders said, “Aggressive policies of India and ban on political dissent are pushing Kashmiris to the wall and hence promoting worst kind of violence.” »

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Islamabad, February 20 (KMS): The Jammu and Kashmir People’s Freedom League Chairman, Muhammad Farooq Rehmani has said that the RSS backed lynch mobs are being organised in Jammu and across India to thrash or lynch Kashmiris & the Muslims.

Following is the complete text of the statement on the latest situation of Jammu and Kashmir and Pakistan-India tensions: »

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IOK will shut on hearing day of pleas against Article 35A

Srinagar, February 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people, today, participated in the funeral prayers of the youth martyred by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in Pinglena area of Pulwama district.

The troops killed Hilal Ahmad Naiko and Mushtaq Ahmad Butt along with two other youth during the operation, which was backed by Indian army’s gunship helicopters, yesterday. Over a dozen houses were destroyed in the shelling by the troops. As the bodies of the martyrs were brought to their hometown, Pinglena, thousands of mourners converged in the village and participated in their last rites. Multiple rounds of funerals were held, while the martyrs were buried amid pro-freedom, pro-Pakistan and anti-India slogans. »

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Srinagar, February 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a complete shutdown is being observed in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district against the killings during a cordon and search operation by Indian troops in Pinglina village of district.

All business establishments, private institutions are closed while public transport is off the roads in the area. »

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Srinagar, February 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of mourners today attended the funeral prayers of the Kashmiri youth martyred by Indian troops during a cordon and search operation in Pinglena village of Pulwama district.

The troops killed Hilal Ahmad Naiko, Fahd, Kamran and Mushtaq Ahmad Butt during the operation in the district, yesterday. As the bodies of the martyrs were brought to their hometown, Pinglena, thousands of people converged in the village to participate in their last rites. »

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