Srinagar, June 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyet leader and Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM) Chairman, Zafar Akber Butt visited different areas of Badgam to pay tributes to those who rendered sacrifices during the ongoing freedom movement.

Zafar Akber Butt during his visit to Lolpora, Tangmarg, Soibugh, Allawpora, Manchew and Shakirabad also met with families of detainees languishing in different jails. »

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New Delhi, June 11 (KMS): Documentaries based on Rohith Vemula’s suicide, uprising in Kashmir and student agitation at New Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) have been denied censor exemption by the Indian Ministry of Information and Broadcast for screening at the upcoming International Documentary and Short Film Festival of Kerala. »

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Srinagar, June 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Mirwaiz-led Hurriyet forum has strongly condemned the continued house detention of its Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and barring him from carrying out social and religious duties in the holy month of Ramadan.

A spokesman of the forum in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the detention had become a routine affair whereby the authorities caged and prevented him from performing his obligations as a religious and political leader. »

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Srinagar, June 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, police arrested Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik and JKLF zonal president Noor Muhammad Kalwal in Shopian district, today.

A JKLF spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Muhammad Yasin Malik and Noor Muhammad Kalwal were coming out of the house of incarcerated Ummat-e-Islami leader Moulana Sarjan Barkati when police and paramilitary forces cordoned off Reban area and detained the two leaders. »

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Hurriyet leaders visit martyrs’ graveyard

Srinagar, June 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, justice continues to elude the family of the martyred student, Tufail Ahmed Mattoo, even after the passage of seven years.

Tufail Mattoo, a student of 12th class, was killed after being hit by a teargas shell fired by Indian police near Ghani Memorial Stadium in Srinagar on this day in 2010 when he was returning home from tuition. His killing had triggered massive anti-India demonstrations in the territory and over 120 protesters were martyred by Indian troops and police personnel within a period of three months in 2010. »

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Srinagar, June 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, freelance Kashmiri journalist, Umar Manzoor Shah has won Europe’s top most Journalism award-Lorenzo Natali Media Prize 2017, awarded by the European Commission in Brussels.

Umar Manzoor Shah, who won the prize in the Asia Pacific amateur category, was recognized for his story on suffering of Kashmiri children due to unresolved Kashmir dispute between Pakistan and India. »

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Srinagar, June 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, protesters tried to disrupt a cordon and search operation of Indian army in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district last night, police said.

A police official said, “On a tip-off, troops cordoned Bonpora Pahoo and Malikmohalla in Ratnipora area and launched searches. As the word about the COAS spread, youth from nearby villages reached the spot and started pelting stones at the forces, who retaliated by firing teargas shells, triggering clashes.” »

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Srinagar, June 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, panic gripped Srinagar’s commercial hub Lal Chowk when the personnel of Indian police and Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) conducted a sudden search operation in the area.

According to Kashmir Media Service, Nazir Ahmed, a street vendor at Ghanta Ghar (clock tower), told media that all of a sudden teams of police and CRPF appeared in Lal Chowk and started searching buildings. “Some pedestrians started running for safety as a word spread that encounter may start.” »

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Srinagar, June 11 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has said that Indian National Investigation Agency (NIA) was being used as a war weapon against Hurriyat leadership in the territory.

Syed Ali Gilani while chairing a meeting of the APHC executive body at his Hyderpora residence said, “NIA has no role and it is unjustified and illogical to drag it in Kashmir.” He said that the authorities were using this agency as a war weapon against leadership and to defame and discredit the freedom struggle. »

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Continued  house arrest and detention of Hurriyet leaders condemned

Srinagar, June 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred one more Kashmiri youth in Bandipora district, today, raising the number of killed in fake encounters in the territory to seven since yesterday.

The troops martyred a youth during a military operation in Gurez area of Bandipora, today. The troops had killed six youth during a similar operation in Uri area of Baramulla district, last evening.

Meanwhile, the occupational troops launched a siege and search operation in Vessu area of Islamabad district following an attack on the convoy of Indian paramilitary force. One person was injured during the exchange of firing between the attackers and the troops. Indian forces conducted a cordon and search operation in Lal Chowk area of Srinagar, causing huge inconvenience to the people. Indian Army personnel went berserk and damaged several residential houses at Narpora in Shopian after some youth pelted stone on their vehicles. »

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