Guwahati, February 17 (KMS): A college professor was suspended over a Facebook post after she blamed the Indian army for atrocities on civilians in occupied Jammu and Kashmir.

An Assistant Professor of the English department at Guwahati’s Icon Academy Junior College, Papri Banerjee on February 14, had said the army was involved in carnage in the valley.

The Professor was put under the suspension and reportedly has received many threats of rape and lynching on the social media. »

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Srinagar, February 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, shutdown is being observed in all district headquarters of the Kashmir including Srinagar as a mark of protest against attacks by Hindu mobs on Kashmiris in Jammu and India.

Call for the strike has been given by the several trade bodies including the Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Forum and Kashmir Economic Alliance and was supported by High Court Bar Association of the occupied territory. »

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Jammu, February 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the situation continues to tense in Jammu for the third consecutive day, today, as more than 2000 people have taken shelter in a masjid in Bathindi area in Jammu, fearing attacks form Hindu extremists.

A resident of Bhatindi, Nouman Manzoor, said, “Over 2000 people are stationed at Makkah Masjid in Bathindi right now and more people are pouring in. These people include stranded Kashmir-bound passengers and people living in sensitive zones of Jammu district.” »

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Chandigarh, February 17 (KMS): Former leader of opposition and President of Punjabi Ekta Party (PEP), Sukhpal Singh Khaira, has said that the Indian army and forces’ personnel are involved in excesses like rape and fake encounters in Kashmir.

Sukhpal Singh Khaira made the remarks on Facebook, today, while travelling in a car. While reacting to Pulwama blast, he went on to add that there were some legitimate grievances of Kashmiris, which needed to be addressed, reported The Indian Express. »

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Srinagar, February 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court Bar Association (HCBA) has condemned the harassment and intimidation of Kashmiri Muslims in Jammu and India.

The HCBA members took out a procession from District Court Complex, Srinagar, in which hundreds of lawyers participated and raised slogans against all the communal and fanatic forces. »

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Srinagar, February 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has called for protection of Kashmiris in Jammu and Indian cities, saying their safety shouldn’t be compromised as anti-Kashmiri rhetoric has been ratcheted up.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq taking to twitter expressed his distress over reports of continued attacks on Kashmiris in Jammu and elsewhere in India following the Thursday’s Pulwama blast that left more than 40 CRPF personnel dead.

Mirwaiz strongly denounced thrashing, intimidation, and damage to properties of hundreds of Kashmiri students, labourers, businessmen in various Indian states and the Darbar move employees and Kashmiris putting up in Jammu region. »

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Trade bodies call for complete shutdown tomorrow

Srinagar, February 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people staged forceful demonstrations in Srinagar, Islamabad and other areas, today, against attacks on Kashmiri Muslims by Hindu fanatics in Jammu and different Indian states.

People took to the streets in different areas of Srinagar and Islamabad town and held massive demonstrations. Indian troops and police used brute force and fired teargas shells to disperse the protesters, triggering clashes between the demonstrators and the forces’ personnel. Traders and shopkeepers observed strike in Lal Chowk and adjoining markets in Srinagar to register protest against the victimization of the Kashmiris. The Kashmir Traders and Manufacturers Forum, Kashmir Economic Alliance and other trade bodies of the valley have called for complete shutdown in the occupied territory, tomorrow, against the attacks on Kashmiris.

Despite curfew in Jammu city, Hindu arsonists attacked the vehicles and residential quarters of the Kashmiris in Janipur colony, today. The Hindu extremists attacked and harassed the Kashmiri students studying in Haryana and Dehradun colleges in India. »

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Srinagar, February 16 (KMS): In order to hide its failures and malign Pakistan, India continues with its tradition by accusing Pakistan for its involvement in Thursday’s incident at Lethpora in Pulwama area of occupied Kashmir without concrete evidence.

The Kashmir experts and observers of the regional situation, however, are of the view that the incident raises many questions and seems to be another conspiracy by the Indian government and its military establishment to defame Pakistan and divert the attention of the world community from the brutalities being committed by Indian troops in occupied Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, February 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir, Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai has strongly condemned the arson, vandalism and brutal assault on Jammu Muslim community particularly on Kashmiris by Hindu extremists.

Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai in a statement issued in Srinagar urged law enforcing agencies and civil administration to ensure protection to all sections of people without being biased. He said no one other than Kashmiris can feel the pain of bereaved families better than them, as they have been passing through this grief since decades. »

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Srinagar, February 16 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front-R has expressed profound grief and sorrow over the demise of Ghulam Rasool Dar, father of illegally detained party Chairman, Farooq Ahmad Dar.

Ghulam Rasool Dar, a resident of Suthra Shai Karan Nagar in Srinagar, died, today, after brief illness.

The JKLF-R leaders including Barrister Abdul Majeed Tramboo, Advocate Ayoub Rathor and Wajahat Bashir Qureshi in their statements expressed solidarity with Farooq Ahmad Dar and prayed Allah Almighty to rest the departed soul in eternal peace.

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