Srinagar, March 19 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has urged India and Pakistan to adopt the realistic and humanistic approach for resolution of the Kashmir dispute to avert killings across the Line of Control.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “Tragic situations can easily be avoided if India and Pakistan realize the futility of hostility and adopt the realistic and humanistic approach for resolution of the long-pending Kashmir dispute.” »

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Srinagar, March 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (JKDFP) has said that India is directly taking cue from Israel to deal with Kashmiri freedom-loving people.

A high-level party delegation led by Engineer Farooq Khan, today, visited Balhama to express solidarity with those whose residential houses were raised to ground by Indian forces in the garb of a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO). »

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Fascist ideology of RSS denounced

Srinagar, March 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian occupational forces continue the use of Israel-made chemical substance to destroy houses and burn bodies of Kashmiri youth during cordon and search operations in the Valley.

The troops freshly used highly inflammable chemical compound RD 2PNG to destroy four houses in Balhama area of Khonmoh on the outskirts of Srinagar, on Thursday. One of the three bodies, recovered from the debris of a house a day after the operation, was burnt beyond recognition by the use of the same chemical substance. Such chemical was also used on 22nd of June, 2017 at Kakpora, 14th of October, 2017 at Litter and on 3rd of July, 2017 at Bahmnoo in Pulwama district. Around half a dozen charred bodies of Kashmiri youth including a PhD scholar, Nisar Ahmad, were recovered from the debris of the houses, destroyed by the troops with the chemical substance. »

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Srinagar, March 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian occupational forces have once again started burning the bodies of Kashmiri youth beyond recognition by destroying houses with inflammable chemical substances in the Valley.

The chemical compound RD 2PNG, which India secretly bought from Israel was freshly used by Indian forces on Thursday (Mach 15, 2018) in Balhama area of Khonmoh on the outskirts of Srinagar. »

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Srinagar, March 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the residents of Chakoora area of Pulwama district said that an elderly woman died during a Cordon and Search Operation (CASO) by Indian troops in the area.

A resident of the Chakoora village told media men in Srinagar that the woman died during the siege Khanpora area. He said the forces used teargas shells on peaceful demonstrators. »

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New Delhi, March 18 (KMS): Indian Human Rights Commission has sought the intervention by the United Nations Military Observer Group (UNMOG) to stop ceasefire violations along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir.

The Commission, while disposing of the case filed by Centre for Peace and Protection of Human Rights (CPPHR), asked for taking appropriate action within eight weeks in connection with the case. »

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Srinagar, March 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations including Syed Ali Gilani and Mirwaiz-led Hurriyat forum have termed the anti-Kashmir remarks of Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh (RSS) Chief Mohan Bhagwat as the reflection of the fascist ideology of Hindu extremist organisation on how to deal with the political will and aspirations of the people of Kashmir.

The Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani in a statement in Srinagar said that Bhagwat’s remarks that “Kashmiris should be dealt with force as they only understand the language of power” showed how the affairs of J&K were run by such intolerant persons. “The remarks reflect the policy of Indian leadership vis-à-vis Kashmiri people. It shows their arrogant approach,” the statement said. »

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One more body recovered, protesters subjected to force

Srinagar, March 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has rejected India’s fresh offer of talks saying that it is nothing more than a tactic to buy time by New Delhi.

The APHC spokesman, Ghulam Ahmed Gulzar in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the offer was made to Syed Ali Gilani by an official of Indian Intelligence Bureau on Thursday night. However, he said, the APHC Chairman declined the same, saying that until India acknowledges the disputed status of Jammu and Kashmir and starts withdrawal of its troops from the occupied territory, the holding any talks carries no meaning. »

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Srinagar, March 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik has said that Kashmiris are being killed on the Line of Control (LoC) on daily basis but the international community has become a mute spectator.

Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement issued in Srinagar said that instead of playing as firefighters, the United Nations should play the role of an arbitrator and resolve the Kashmir dispute. »

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Geneva, March 17 (KMS): Rights activist, Ahmed Quraishi, representing the World Muslim Congress, has said India has a disturbing record of restricting civic space in occupied Kashmir.

Ahmed Quraishi during the 37th session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva referred to Kashmir where the puppet authorities gradually constrain the civic space through incremental actions.

He said a young journalist from occupied Kashmir could be physically harmed or killed because of his reporting work. His name is Salman Shah, and he is the Chief Correspondent for The Kashmiriyat newspaper, he added. »

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