Srinagar, September 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the journalists of Kashmir, today, staged a sit-in protest against the arrest of journalist Aasif Sultan at press colony in Srinagar.

The protest demonstration, organized by the Kashmir Journalist Association, was later joined by Kashmir Working Journalist Association, Kashmir Press Photographers Association and Kashmir Press Videographers Association. The protesting journalists were demanding the release of journalist Aasif Sultan, who was arrested, by Indian Police last month. »

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Srinagar, September 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops launched massive cordon and search operations (CASOs) in several areas of Rajouri district.

Indian troops and police personnel have laid a siege around villages in Lamberi in Nowshera area of the district, and no one is allowed to move freely in the areas. »

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New York, September 10 (KMS): Massive protests were held against the worst human rights violations of minorities in India and occupied Jammu and Kashmir by Narendra Modi led Indian government, on the occasion of the World Hindu Foundation’s second World Hindu Congress (WHC) meeting in Chicago, this week.

Various organizations and individuals came together and held a sit-in outside the venue. They also held a rally to protest the ongoing human rights violations committed against minorities in India. »

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Exposes IOK regime’s ‘record misplaced’ pretext

Jammu, September 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, fifty years after he filed a petition in the Indian Supreme Court leading to a landmark full court decision on Article 35-A of the Indian Constitution, veteran trade union leader Sampath Prakash is gearing up for second round of legal battle to save the state subject law.

The 78-year-old Kashmiri Pandit leader, who approached the Indian Supreme Court in 1968 over his detention and Article 35-A, said he was going to challenge how the current Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra decided to hear the petitions challenging Article 35-A when already a five-judge constitution bench and 13-judge full court have already decided the matter”. »

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Srinagar, September 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Anjuman Sharie Shian has condemned restrictions imposed by the Indian authorities on 8th and 10th historical Muharram processions for the past 27 years.

Anjuman Sharie Shian President and senior APHC leader Agha Syed Hassan Al-Moosvi Al-Safvi at a party meeting in Srinagar said, “We condemn restrictions on 8th and 10th historical Muharram processions for past 27 years. The authorities have adopted a policy of snatching religious freedom along with political freedom.” »

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Srinagar, September 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have expressed profound grief and sorrow over the killing of Hakeem-ur-Rahman Sultani of Bomai, Sopore, by unidentified persons.

A delegation of the Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League (JKML) headed by Acting Chairman, Abdul Ahad Parra and General Secretary, Mohammad Rafiq Ganai visited Sopore and participated in the funeral prayers and expressed condolence with the bereaved family. »

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Jammu, September 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Gujjar and the Bakerwal communities have expressed serious concern over fake Scheduled Tribe (ST) certificate rackets and urged the authorities to re-verify all the ST certificates of employees recruited since 1991.

The community members were speaking at a programme organized by Tribal Research and Cultural Foundation in Srinagar. Dr Javaid Rahi presided over the event. They demanded the Tribal department should constitute a scrutiny committee in this regard. »

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Srinagar, September 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Movement (JKPM) met several resistance leaders and discussed with them the prevailing socio-political scenario of the territory.

The JKPM delegates, who are currently on a visit to Srinagar, apart from Syed Ali Gilani, called on the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman, Mohammad Yasin Malik, Dr Abdul Hamid Fayaz, the newly elected chief of Jamaat-e-Islami of Kashmir, and members of the High Court Bar Association (HCBA). »

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Srinagar, September 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front-R (JKLF-R) has strongly condemned the raids on the residence of its illegally detained chairman, Farooq Ahmad Dar.

Chief Patron of JKLF-R, Barrister Abdul Majeed Tramboo and Advocate Ayoub Rathor in a statement issued in Srinagar deplored that the authorities on one pretext or the other are harassing and intimidating the families of leadership. »

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CASOs trigger clashes in Shopian

Srinagar, September 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people attended the funeral prayers of Asif Nazir Dar, who was killed by the Indian troops in custody.

The dead body of the martyred youth, a resident of Panzgam area in Awantiproa, was mysteriously recovered in Hazratbal area of Srinagar, yesterday. Informed sources believe that Asif Nazir Dar was killed by the troops at some unknown place after arresting him a few days ago. At least five rounds of funeral prayers were held for the martyr. The authorities suspended mobile and Internet services in Awantipora and adjoining areas as a part of precautionary measure to prevent protests. »

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