Washington, April 21 (KMS): Former puppet Chief Minister of occupied Kashmir, Omar Abdullah, was stalled by a group of protesters, mostly Kashmiri Americans, at the University of California, Berkeley, in the US.

In a video making rounds of social media, some Kashmiri-Americans could be seen confronting Omar Abdullah as he was leaving after making his speech. The protesters threatened of taking him to the International Criminal Court for playing dirty politics. »

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New Delhi, April 21 (KMS): The Delhi Forensic Science Laboratory (DFSL) has confirmed that the vaginal swabs of the Kathua gangrape-and-murder victim matched with that of the accused.

The Delhi lab examined 14 packets of evidence – containing vaginal swabs, hair strands, blood samples of four accused, viscera of the deceased girl, the girl’s frock and salwar, simple clay, and blood stained clay – sent to it between March 1 and 21, stated the report published in The Indian Express. »

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New Delhi, April 21 (KMS): India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) has filed a charge-sheet in a Delhi court against Syed Shahid Yusuf, the son of prominent freedom leader, Syed Salahuddin, in a fake case registered against him in 2011.

The court of Poonam Bamba has posted the matter for considering the charge-sheet on May 4.

The 42-year-old Syed Shahid Yusuf, a government employee in the agricultural department in Budgam, was arrested by the NIA on October 24, last year. The trial court dismissed his bail plea on March 7 and he is in judicial custody.

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Srinagar, April 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) has said that the territory is virtually reeling under the martial law-like situation.

The APHC in a statement issued in Srinagar said, “No law exists and fundamental rights have been trampled and leadership continues to be caged.” It condemned the puppet authorities’ action of restricting resistance leaders and turning the entire territory into a military garrison. »

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Srinagar, April 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik has strongly condemned the arrest of party leaders Sirajuddin Mir and Abdul Rashid Magloo under draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA) and shifting them to Kotbalwal jail in Jammu.

Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement issued in Srinagar said police arrested Sirajuddin Mir in a nocturnal raid on his residence at Karhama in Tangmarg on April 2 while Abdul Rashid Magloo was arrested from his residence on March 29. »

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Srinagar, April 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people staged forceful demonstrations in different areas to protest against the brutal rape and murder of eight-year-old Aasifa Bano in Kathua area of Jammu.

The residents of Khrew and Pampore areas of Pulwama district held a protest to demand justice for the minor girl. They took out a rally from the Jamia Masjid in Khrew to Shar Shali area of Pampore. “We demand that the culprits be given exemplary punishment,” the protesters said. »

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Srinagar, April 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a youth from Srinagar has announced of giving Rs 50,000 as a gift to Advocate Deepika Singh Rajawat for pleading the case of rape and murder victim, Aasifa, of Kathua.

The youth, Sajjad Shah, Sajad Shah, a resident of Tankipora in downtown area of Srinagar, in a media interview said people shouldn’t forget advocate Deepka Singh Rajawat, a Kashmiri Pandit, who has shown Kashmiriyat by pleading the case to deliver justice to the minor girl. »

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Srinagar, April 21 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested the Chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM), Aasiya Andrabi, along with her four associates in Islamabad district.

The police took Aasiya Andrabi and her associates Fehmida Sofi, Nahida Nasreen and a party activist from a house in Anchidoora area of the district. They were lodged in Saddar Police Station, Islamabad. »

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JRL condemns HR abuses by Indian troops in IOK

Srinagar, April 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has demanded stern punishment for the rapists and killers of 8-year-old Aasifa and reopening of all rape cases committed by the Indian forces’ personnel since 1990.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq addressing a gathering at Jamia Masjid in Srinagar said, while today there is a global outrage and demand for justice for Aasifa, Kashmiris demand justice for the hundreds of rape victims. He said that the Indian forces’ personnel had committed the heinous crimes of gang-rapes in Kunanposhpora, Chak Saidpora, Pazipora, Shopian, Badasgam, Balipora and other areas to break the resolve of the Kashmiri people and intimidate them into submission. He said that all these incidents must be investigated through impartial agencies to punish the culprits. »

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Srinagar, April 20 (KMS: In occupied Kashmir, Indian police arrested four youth in Prichoo and Malikpora areas of Pulwama during houses raids, last night.

The youth were arrested for participating in anti-India demonstrations. »

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