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Srinagar, February 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and other Hurriyat leaders have expressed gratitude to the government and people of Pakistan for their unwavering and vigorous support to the Kashmiris in their just struggle for securing their right to self-determination.

Syed Ali Gilani thanking Pakistan for observing the Kashmir Solidarity Day, today, in his message said, people in Jammu and Kashmir are challenging a big power and Pakistan acknowledging their right to self-determination extends its persistent support to them. Mirwaiz Umar Farooq in his message said that Pakistan being one of the main parties to Kashmir dispute had always played a frontal role at both regional and international level in highlighting the sufferings of Kashmiris and violation of their basic rights by Indian troops. »

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Ottawa, , February 05 (KMS): In support of the just struggle of the people of Kashmir, Kashmir Solidarity Day was observed at the Pakistan High Commission, Ottawa. The event was largely attended by Kashmiris and Canadians of Pakistani origin.

While speaking on the occasion, Acting High Commissioner Muhammad Saleem underlined the importance of resolving the Kashmir dispute in accordance with the United Nations (UN) resolutions and the aspirations of the people of Kashmir. »

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Srinagar, February 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, the Chairman of Hurriyat Forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, and other Hurriyat leaders and organizations have expressed gratitude to the people, government and leadership of Pakistan for their unflinching support to the Kashmir cause.

Syed Ali Gilani in his message expressed gratitude to Pakistan, its people, leadership of Azad Kashmir and the people across the globe, who organized demonstrations, symposiums, seminars and rallies in favor of people of Kashmir for their right to self-determination and highlighted dispute and the gross human rights violations being perpetrated by Indian troops in occupied Kashmir. »

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Islamabad, February 05 (KMS): Director General ISPR, Major General Asif Ghafoor, has said that Kashmir remains a long pending unresolved dispute on the UN agenda since 1948.

Major General Asif Ghafoor in a tweet said that decades of atrocities by Indian occupational forces had failed to suppress ever strengthening legitimate freedom struggle of Kashmiri people.

He said determined Kashmiris shall succeed.

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Muzaffarabad, February 05 (KMS): President Dr Arif Alvi has urged India to stop its ongoing atrocities in occupied Kashmir and allow the international observers to investigate the human rights violations in the territory.

Addressing special session of Azad Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly in Muzaffarabad on the occasion of Kashmir Solidarity Day, today, the President said that all the political parties in Pakistan were on the same page vis-à-vis Kashmir dispute and they would always stand by their Kashmiri brethren. »

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Islamabad, February 05 (KMS): Pakistanis at home and abroad observed Kashmir Solidarity Day, today, to reiterate whole-hearted support of the Pakistani nation to the Kashmiris’ just struggle for securing their inalienable right to self-determination guaranteed to them by the United Nations through its resolutions.

The day dawned with special prayers for the martyrs and success of the Kashmir freedom movement.

On a public holiday in Pakistan, human chains were formed at Kohala, Mangla, Holar and Azad Pattan points linking Pakistan and Azad Jammu and Kashmir. »

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London, February 05 (KMS): Former Norwegian Prime Minister, Kjell Magne Bondevik, has emphasized that the Kashmir dispute should be high on the agenda of the international community and resolution of this dispute should be a priority for all.

Kjell Magne Bondevik said this while talking to Pakistan Foreign Minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi, during a meeting in London.

The former Norwegian Prime Minister reiterated that there was no military solution to the Kashmir dispute and that peaceful and meaningful dialogue was the only way forward. He reaffirmed his commitment for the resolution of the lingering dispute in accordance with the aspirations of the Kashmiri people.

Bondevik welcomed the initiatives such as the International Conference on Jammu and Kashmir. »

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London, February 05 (KMS): Pakistan Foreign Minister, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, has said that Pakistan will continue its support to the Kashmiris’ just struggle for securing their inalienable right to self-determination.

Shah Mahmood Qureshi addressing an international conference in London said Kashmir is the oldest dispute on the UN agenda. He said Indian rulers have been denying plebiscite in Kashmir as promised by their predecessors. He said India is using different tactics to change the demographic composition of occupied Kashmir. »

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London, February 05 (KMS): On Kashmir Solidarity Day an event was held at Westminster Palace in London.

Speakers including Rehman Chishti MP, Lord Qurban Hussain, Imran Hussain MP, Baroness Sayeeda Warsi, Afzal Khan MP, Khalid Mehmood MP, Naz Shah MP, Baroness Shas Sheehan, Yasmin Qureshi MP, Lord Nazir Ahmed, and Mohammed Yasin MP addressed on the occasion.

The mission statement endorsed by the Members of British Parliament mentioned the 14th June 2018 report of the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights on the grave human rights situation in occupied Kashmir, Amnesty International’s 2017 Report on the deliberate blinding of Kashmiri youth entitled ‘Losing Sight in Kashmir’ and the findings of the 2009 Report on the presence of unnamed and unmarked mass graves in various districts of occupied Kashmir published by J&K NGO International People’s Tribunal (IPTK) entitled ‘Buried Evidence’. »

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Srinagar, February 05 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops launched cordon and search operations in Shopian and Samba districts.

The troops cordoned off Sugan area of the district and started door-to-door searches, causing huge inconvenience to the local people. The operation was later called off.

Meanwhile, the troops also conducted a massive siege and search operation in Manohar Gopala area of Samba district. Earlier in last, the troops had carried out similar operation in the area for two days in Basantar in Ramgarh areas of the district.

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