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Srinagar, January 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has appealed to the world community to take effective measures to stop the genocide of the Kashmiris and gross human rights violations by Indian troops in the territory and for settlement of the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the Kashmiris’ aspirations.

Mirwaiz Umar Farooq addressing a public gathering at Jamia Masjid in Srinagar, today, said that Indian troops enjoying unbridled powers under black laws had been involved in the killing of innocent Kashmiris on one pretext or the other on daily basis during the last almost three decades. He said that the Indian forces’ personnel in the name of cordon and search operations had unleashed a reign of terror across the occupied territory. He pointed out that on one hand, the puppet authorities were claiming the release of the youth arrested during mass uprisings in 2010 and 2016 while on the other, they continued with imposition of restrictions, arrests, house-to-house searches and targeted killing of the youth. »

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Srinagar, January 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) has expressed concern over the plight of illegally detained Kashmiris languishing in different jails.

The JKLF spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the Kashmiri youth were being tortured, terrorized and humiliated by the Indian police and other forces and pushed to the wall. »

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Srinagar, January 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir has strongly condemned the demolition of the house of a labourer, Manzoor Ahmed Ganai, and arrest of his 12 years son, Tauseef Manzoor, by Indian forces during a crackdown at Patri Gam in Chadoora.

A delegation of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat comprising Syed Imtiaz Haider, Haji Ghulam Hassan, Muhammad Yasin Atai, Ghulam Rasool Kaar, Bashir Ahmad Butt and Muhammad Yusuf visited Patri Gam and reviewed the situation. The delegation also described the troops’ action the worst example of Indian state terrorism. »

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Srinagar, January 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian police, today, arrested Hurriyat leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL), Mukhtar Ahmed Waza, in Islamabad town.

Mukhtar Waza along with a party delegation was scheduled to visit Khudwani area of Kulgam to meet the families of the youth recently martyred by Indian troops. However, Indian police arrested him outside his residence at Kadipora in Islamabad and detained him along with the delegation at Sherbagh Police Station in the town. »

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Srinagar, January 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the President of Jammu and Kashmir Muslim Conference (JKMC), Muhammad Sultan Magray, and General Secretary, Merajuddin visited Khudwani area of Kulgam and expressed solidarity with the families of two youth who were recently martyred by Indian troops

The JKMC leaders paid glowing tributes to the martyred youth, Farhan Ahmed Wani and Javaid Ahmed Dar. They said that the India and its stooges in the occupied territory could not weaken the freedom sentiment of the Kashmiri people by killing and arresting innocent people especially youth.

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Srinagar, January 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has paid rich tributes to a youth, Farhan Ahmed Wani, who were recently martyred by Indian troops in Kokernag area of Islamabad district.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the Kashmiri people would never allow the sacrifices of their martyrs go waste and would accomplish their mission at all costs. He said that the mammoth gatherings in the funeral of martyrs and leading funeral prayers by father of slain youth are glaring example of Kashmiris’ commitment with the ongoing freedom movement and praise worthy precedents to follow. »

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Srinagar, January 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has said that thousands of Kashmiris have been illegally lodged in jails and the Indian authorities are doing everything to prolong their detention.

The resistance leaders in a statement issued in Srinagar said that hundreds of Kashmiris were languishing in jails and many were facing trials from a long time and were being denied a bail. They said that from the last year India was suing its investigating agencies like National Investigation Agency (NIA) and the Enforcement Directorate (ED) as a tool to victimize more Kashmiris. »

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JRL terms detentions political vendetta

Srinagar, January 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an anti-India protest demonstration, organized by the Joint Resistance Leadership, was held at Aabi Guzar in Srinagar, today, to condemn the genocide of Kashmiri people and unabated detention of Hurriyat leaders and activists.

The resistance leaders and activists gathered at Aabi Guzar and marched towards the city center, Lal Chowk. Displaying placards depicting the atrocities being committed on detained Kashmiris, the protesters raised anti-India and pro-freedom slogans. Among those who participated in the protest included Hakeem Abdul Rashid, Ghulam Nabi Zaki, Noor Muhammad Kalwal, Bashir Ahmad Butt, Bilal Siddiqui, Muhammad Yasin Ataie, Molvi Bashir Ahmad, Bashir Ahmad Kashmiri, Khawaja Firdous, Imtiyaz Ahmad Shah and Muhammad Shafi Lone. »

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Srinagar, January 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops launched a cordon and search operation in the Kupwara district, today.

The troops cordoned off Hampora in Handwara area of the district and launched searches. »

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Srinagar, January 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, police have said that the PhD scholar, Mannan Wani, who has reportedly joined the ranks of Mujahideen, is fast becoming a trend among the Kashmiri youth, like martyr Burhan Wani. Mannan Wani, a PhD scholar in applied geology at Aligarh Muslim University, will be one of the three PhD scholars to join the Mujahideen since the killing of Burhan Wani in 2016. »

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