Srinagar, October 08 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Joint resistance leadership has called for shutdown on Monday against the braid chopping incidents in the territory.

The leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik in a statement termed the rising incidents of braid chopping a conspiracy.

The leadership appealed to the people to observe complete shutdown to protest disgraceful acts against women. »

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London, October 08 (KMS): India’s former Intelligence chief, Amarjit Singh Dulat has said that New Delhi has created a mess in Kashmir in the past 15 months, urging that dialogue is the only way forward.

Former head of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), Amarjit Singh Dulat said this while speaking at an event in London. The function was organized by London School of Economics South Asia Forum. »

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Srinagar, October 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel including an officer were injured in an attack by unknown gunmen at Mir Bazaar area of Qazigund in Islamabad district on Saturday evening.

A police official said that gunmen opened fire upon a CRPF party near Malpora in Mir Bazaar area of Qazigund on the Srinagar-Jammu highway, leaving two CRPF troopers injured including a sub-inspector. »

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Srinagar, October 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani has expressed concern over human rights violations by Indian troops in the territory and said that unabated killings and brutalities are the worst form of state terrorism.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said that it was unwise and undemocratic to equate the movements for right to self-determination with terrorism and stressed the civilized world to resent every form of terrorism. »

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Srinagar, October 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, people mostly women held forceful demonstrations in Srinagar and Pulwama areas today after three incidents of braid-cutting.

People took to the streets in Chattabal area of Srinagar and held protests against the chopping of the braid of a girl. Indian police used brute force to disperse the protesters, triggering clashes between the demonstrators and the police personnel. »

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Demos in Srinagar, Pulwama against braid-chopping

New Delhi, October 07 (KMS): Illegally detained senior leader of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Shabbir Ahmed Shah, has said that he is facing threat to his life in New Delhi’s infamous Tihar Jail.

Shabbir Ahmed Shah in an application moved through his counsel, Advocate M S Khan, to a Delhi court sought its directions to the Tihar Jail authorities to shift him to the high-risk ward. In the application moved before Additional Sessions Judge, Sidharth Sharma, he also said that the jail authorities were not providing him proper medical facilities. The court sought a response from the jail authorities on the application by 13th October. Another illegally detained Hurriyat leader, Nayeem Ahmed Khan, was shifted to a hospital after his health deteriorated in Tihar Jail. »

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Srinagar, October 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the students of Women’s College Maulana Azad Road, Srinagar, held a protest, today, against the increasing incidents of braid-chopping in the territory.

The protesting students raised slogans inside the college premises against the continued incidents and demanded arrest of the culprits.

They were raising slogans against the braid-cutting incidents and asked the authorities to nab the culprits behind these criminal acts. »

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Srinagar, October 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, disappointed at the total failure of the puppet administration to check the braid-chopping incidents, the people are holding night vigils to foil attacks of braid-choppers on women.

Local people have set up teams which keep night vigils and patrol through different villages and city areas. This practice was common during the 2016 mass uprising – triggered by the martyrdom of popular youth leader Burhan Wani – to prevent the arrest of youth by Indian police. »

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Traders hold sit-in against police atrocities

Srinagar, October 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, traders in Islamabad town staged a sit-in protest, today, against atrocities of Indian police.

Shutdown is also being observed in the town on the call of traders’ association.

The traders, who staged a sit-in at Lal Chowk, told media that the police lobbed teargas shells inside their shops at Reshi Bazar during protests on Friday. They said that some shopkeepers were roughed up by the police while six were detained.

The protesting traders demanded an end to police atrocities and transfer of the local SHO.

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Srinagar, October 07 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani has expressed serious concern over fresh arrest spree, harassment of political leaders and humiliation by the Indian police during nocturnal raids.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said that ahead of call given by Joint Resistance Leadership for peaceful protests on Friday, the police arrested and raided residences of several Hurriyat leaders including the APHC Chief Spokesman Ghulam Ahmad Gulzar, while Hakeem Abdul Rasheed and Muhammad Ashraf Laya were arrested on Thursday and lodged in police stations. »

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