Srinagar, March 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the family of a disappeared youth, Muhammad Yousuf Sofi, is visiting very camp of Indian troops and police station in the territory for the past over a decade seeking his whereabouts.

Muhammad Yousuf Sofi was 29-years old when he was arrested by Indian troops on 7 March 2004 from his house in Mazhama in Budgam and disappeared in custody. »

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New Delhi, March 02 (KMS): Former General Secretary of the Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M), Prakash Karat, has said that the Indian government should shed its confrontationist stance and initiate talks for resumption of a comprehensive dialogue with Pakistan.

Prakash Karat in the editorial of the latest edition of CPI-M organ “Peoples’ Democracy’, under title ‘Reverse the no talks stance’ wrote that the government of India by “closing off all avenues for talks” with Pakistan, has “painted itself into a corner”. »

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Srinagar, March 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, paying tributes to the victims of Zakura and Tengpora massacres, demanded impartial probe under the United Nations into all incidents of mass killings in the territory during the past 28 years.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Kashmir had become the most militarized zone in the world and the Indian troops had been involved in the killing of innocent people since 1990. “Till now no enquiry has been initiated against the culprits involved in the heinous and inhuman crimes,” he added. »

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Srinagar, March 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, noted religious scholar and the Chairman of Ummat-e-Islami (UeI), Qazi Ahmed Yasir has condemned the harassment of people in Shopian district by the Indian forces’ personnel.

Qazi Yasir addressing a press conference in Islamabad town said, “The inhabitants of remote villages are living under constant fear and many youth have been thrashed during cordon and search operations.” »

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A delegation led by Malik meets chairperson of IOK HR body

Srinagar, March 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has termed the ongoing assault on Kashmiri inmates and shifting them to Jammu jails as illegal, unethical and act of vendetta.

A JRL delegation led by Muhammad Yasin Malik visited the office of the Human Rights Commission of the territory in Srinagar and met with its Chairman, Justice (Retd) Bilal Nazki, and other members and apprised them of the plight of the Kashmiri detainees. »

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Srinagar, March 02 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyat forum led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has expressed serious concern over the plight of the Kashmiri political prisoners lodged in different jails in and outside the Kashmir Valley.

The Hurriyat forum in a statement issued in Srinagar said that on pretext of security measures the treatment meted out to Kashmiri detainees was totally uncivilized and inhuman. »

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One more youth martyred in Hajin
Srinagar, March 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their unabated acts of state terrorism, martyred fifteen Kashmiris including a young boy and a girl during the last month of February.

According to the data issued by the Research Section of Kashmir Media Service, today, of those killed one youth was martyred in custody. These killings rendered two women widowed and eleven children orphaned. As many as fifty seven people were injured when troops used brute force and fired bullets, pellets and teargas shells on mourners and peaceful protesters. One hundred seventy nine civilians including Hurriyet leaders and activists were arrested. The forces destroyed and damaged sixteen residential houses during the month.
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Srinagar, March 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat forum Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has paid rich tributes to the victims of Zakura and Tengpora massacres on their anniversary, today.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, said, “Kashmiri people pay tributes to the dozens of Zakura and Tengpora martyrs with moist eyes. The mission of martyrs will be taken to its logical conclusion”.
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Srinagar, March 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Political Movement (DPM) has sought the intervention of the United Nations (UN) for peaceful settlement of the Kashmir dispute.

The DPM Chairman, Muhammad Shafi Reshi, while addressing party workers in Srinagar also urged the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to play its role in implementation of the UN resolutions on Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, March 01 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the members of Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) staged a demonstration at Press Colony in Srinagar demanding whereabouts of their enforced disappeared relatives.

Scores of protestors holding banners and placards assembled at the Press Colony and demanded of the puppet authorities to reveal the whereabouts of their near and dear ones who have been subjected to custodial disappearance by Indian troops and police during since 1989 in the occupied territory. »

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