Srinagar, June 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference (APHC) Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani has denounced continued illegal detention of many Hurriyet leaders and demanded their release before Eidul Fitr.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar referred to detention of Hurriyet leaders including Masarrat Aalam Butt, Aasiya Andrabi, Fahmeeda Sofi, Mohammad Rustum Butt, Ameer Hamza Shah, Mir Hafiz Ullah, Mohammad Yusuf Falahi, Raies Ahmad Mir ,Mohammad Shaban Dar, Ab Gani Bhat, Danish Malik, Mushtaq Ahmad Hura, Mohammad Rafiq Ganai, Showkat Ahmad Hakim, Tariq Ahmad Gaia, Mohammad Yusuf Butt, Mohammad Yusuf Makroo, Mohammad Amin Ahangar, Abdul Hamid Parey, Sarjan Barkati and Mohammad Shafi Wagey and said that since long the prisoners have been languishing in different jails. »

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UN-supervised plebiscite in Kashmir urged

Srinagar, June 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the students of Degree College Shopian, today, held forceful protest demonstrations against the killing of young student Aadil Farooq Magray by Indian troops, last week.

The students boycotted classes and when tried to come out of the college premises to hold a march, Indian police and paramilitary forces resorted to massive force including teargas shelling on the protesting students. The action led to clashes between the students and forces’ personnel. Several students were injured while one female student fainted during the clashes.

The All Parties Hurriyet Conference Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar, today, urged Amnesty International, International Committee of Red Cross and other human rights organizations to prevail upon India to release all illegal Kashmiri detainees before Eid. He said that hundreds of Hurriyet leaders and activists including Masarrat Aalam Butt, Aasiya Andrabi and Fehmida Sofi were languishing in jails under draconian Public Safety Act. »

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Srinagar, June 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyet Conference General Secretary, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, has paid glowing tributes to Mirwaiz Yousuf Shah on his 50th anniversary for his immense religious, social and political contribution.

According to Kashmir Media Service, Shabbir Ahmad Shah in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Mirwaiz Yousuf Shah dedicated his life for the freedom of Kashmiris and remained steadfast on his mission till his last breath. »

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Geneva, June 12 (KMS): British expert and historian Victoria Schofield has said that the holding of UN-supervised plebiscite under UN Security Council resolutions (UNSC) is a key requirement to resolve the Kashmir dispute.

Speaking at an international event on the sideline of the 35th session of Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva, the author of several books and papers on Kashmir conflict, Schofield said, if holding a plebiscite across the entire state of Jammu and Kashmir is a problem, the UN could instead go for holding regional plebiscites, which means UN-supervised referendums in each region of the state. »

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Islamabad, June 12 (KMS): Hurriyet AJK leaders held a protest demonstration in Islamabad against the Indian state terrorism in occupied Kashmir.

The leaders strongly condemned the continued illegal detention and house arrest of Hurriyet leaders and described it as the worst kind of human rights violation and frustration of the authorities.

They urged the international community to take notice of Indian atrocities in the occupied territory and put pressure on India to resolve the lingering Kashmir dispute according to the will of Kashmiri people. »

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Srinagar, June 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Working President of National Conference, Omar Abdullah denounced the anti-student and anti-youth wave of repression in the Valley.

Omar Abdullah addressing a function in Srinagar said that the use of brute force and oppressive tactics against protesting students wouldn’t help in restoring peace but would add to the already alarming level of alienation on the ground. »

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Srinagar, June 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) man was crushed to death by his own vehicle on Jammu-Srinagar highway at Nachilana near Ramsoo on Monday.

The deceased, identified as Shaik Babu, fell out of his vehicle and was crushed to death. The CRPF bus was on way to Kashmir valley as part of a convoy. »

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Srinagar, June 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the students of Degree College Shopian, today, boycotted the classes to protest against the killing of young student Aadil Farooq Magray at the hands Indian forces, last week.

The students amid massive sloganeering started tried to come out of the college premises for a march, but police and paramilitary forces resorted to massive teargas shelling on the protesting students. The students resisted and pelted stones on the forces’ personnel. »

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Srinagar, June 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyet leader and Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL), Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, today, reached Ganawpora in Shopian and paid tributes to youth, Aadil Farooq, who was recently martyred by India forces.

Mukhtar Ahmad Waza paying glorious tributes to Aadil said, “Precious blood of our youth will not go waste and will yield results.” »

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Srinagar, June 12 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a protest demonstration was held at Chhatabal in Srinagar against the raids and crackdowns by Indian forces in the territory.

The protest was organized by Jammu and Kashmir Ittehadul Muslmeen. While addressing the protesters, Hurriyet leader Masroor Abbas Ansari said that many youth had been killed during the military operations. He said that recent killing of 19-year-old student, Aadil Farooq, in Shopian was the proof that Indian forces had a free licence to kill innocent Kashmiris. He also condemned the raids of India’s National Investigation Agency on the houses of Hurriyet leaders and members of business community. »

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