Srinagar, January 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, and other pro-freedom leaders and organizations have termed the charges leveled against Hurriyat leaders by India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) as fake and false.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said the chargesheet filed by the NIA against Altaf Ahmed Shah, Peer Saifullah, Ayaz Akbar, Raja Merajuddin, Shahid-ul-Islam, Nayeem Ahmed Khan, Farooq Ahmed Dar, Kamran Yousuf, Javaid Ahmed Butt and Zahoor Ahmed Watali and witnesses listed (in the case) are false and fake. He called the entire NIA exercise as political vendetta. »

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Srinagar, January 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the police have submitted a report before a local court stating that they did not receive any notice or summons in the past 17 years that had to be served to a youth, Bilal Ahmed Kawa, who has been arrested by Delhi police in 2000 Red Fort attack case. »

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Srinagar, January 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has expressed concern over increasing tension between India and Pakistan on the Line of Control (LoC).

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued in Srinagar said that he was distressed to see bloodshed taking place on the LoC every day. He urged the two nuclear neighbours to give up confrontation and come on the table to resolve the Kashmir dispute once for all. »

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Srinagar, January 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Kashmir Civil Society (KCS) has urged India and Pakistan to initiate dialogue for peaceful settlement of the Kashmir dispute.

The KCS in a statement in Srinagar said the civil society groups and individuals from Kashmir are deeply distressed at the emerging situation in Jammu and Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, January 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the High Court Bar Association (HCBA) has said that its three-member delegation met the illegally detained Kashmiris lodged in New Delhi’s infamous Tihar Jail.

The HCBA spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said the delegation comprising Advocate G N Shaheen, Advocate Mushtaq Ahmed Dar and Advocate Arshad Andrabi met the Kashmiri prisoners lodged in Tihar Jail’s prison no. 4 and 8. »

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London, January 20 (KMS): The World Kashmir Freedom Movement (WKFM) has appealed to the heads of Commonwealth countries to take cognizance of gross human rights violations being committed by Indian troops in occupied Kashmir.

The WKFM President, Muzzammil Ayub Thakur, has written a letter to the heads of these countries in the wake of an upcoming meeting of the Commonwealth Heads of Government in April. »

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Indian atrocities cannot force Kashmiris into submission

Srinagar, January 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik, during an anti-India demonstration in Srinagar, today.

Muhammad Yasin Malik was leading a protest against the recent remarks of Indian Army Chief, General Bipin Rawat, in Maisuma area of Srinagar when the police took him into custody and lodged him at Srinagar Central Jail. General Rawat had on Wednesday stated that the people of Kashmir cannot get freedom from India due to its military power. »

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Srinagar, January 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the killing of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua on Friday sparked protests in Ramban district.

In Ramban town, the protesters blocked the Maitra-Ramban road and demanded arrest of the killers of the minor girl who was found dead a week after she went missing in Hiranagar village of Hindu-dominated Kathua district of Jammu region. »

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Srinagar, January 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leader, Bilal Siddiqi, has deplored that India is committing brutalities on the innocent Kashmiris.

Bilal Siddiqi was addressing mourners at the house of martyred civilian, Muhammad Ayub Mir of Moolu Chitragam in Shopian. Ayub Mir was injured in the firing of Indian troops on protesters, last month, and recently succumbed to his injuries after battling for his life for almost a month. »

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Srinagar, January 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP) has paid glowing tributes to the martyrs of Gaw Kadal ahead of their martyrdom anniversary.

The DFP in a statement in Srinagar said Kashmir is a land of tragedies where Indian forces have committed massacres in every nook and corner of the territory. It said that more than 50 innocent people were killed in Gaw Kadal area of Srinagar on January 21, 1990 when Indian troops resorted to indiscriminate firing on peaceful demonstrators who were protesting against the molestation of several women by the troops on the previous night. »

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