‘Disallowing Delhi visit our moral victory’, Says Gilani

Srinagar, September 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has said that the restrictions on political activities in the territory and disallowing resistance leaders to court arrest at National Investigation Agency headquarters in New Delhi signify a moral victory for resistance leadership.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar appealed to the United Nations and international human rights organizations to take cognizance of unabated human rightist violations in Jammu and Kashmir. Continue reading

Troops kill two youth during 18-hour operation in Shopian

Srinagar, September 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops during their 18-hour long military operation martyred two youth in Shopian district.

The two youth identified as Tariq Ahmad Butt and Altaf Ahmad, were martyred during a siege and search operation in Barabugh area of the district. The troops killed Tariq Ahmad Butt, last night, while Altaf Ahmad early this morning. Continue reading

Thousands participate in funeral of youth in IOK

Girl injured in firing by troops in Shopian

Srinagar, September 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, thousands of people participated in the funeral prayers of a mujahid commander, Shahid Ahmad Sheikh in Rafiabad area of Baramulla district.

People from different areas including Rafiabad, Qaziabad and Zainageer marched towards the Kachloo area of Rafiabad where Sheikh was laid to rest amid pro-freedom, pro-Pakistan and anti-India slogans. Shahid Ahmad Sheikh was martyred by Indian troops during a siege and search operation in Reban area of Sopore, yesterday. A house belonging to one Fahmeeda Begum was blown up by the troops during the operation. Continue reading

CRPF vehicle crashes old man to death in IOK

Srinagar, September 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, an elderly man was crushed to death after being hit by a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) vehicle in Khayam area in Srinagar, last night.

Sanaullah Mir, 50, was walking in Khayam area when a CRPF vehicle hit him injuring him critically. He was rushed to a local hospital but succumbed to his injuries on the way to the hospital. Continue reading

Shutdown being observed in IOK today

Srinagar, September 10 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, complete shutdown is being observed, today, against Indian Home Minister, Rajnath Singh’s visit to the territory.

Call for the shutdown has been given by the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik.

All shops and business establishments are closed, while traffic is off the roads in Srinagar and other parts of the territory. Continue reading

‘Detentions carried out to stop us from exposing NIA drama’

Srinagar, September 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of the Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has said that the puppet authorities detained him and other Hurriyat leaders to stop them from exposing the NIA drama.

Senior resistance leaders, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Syed Ali Gilani, were placed under house arrest while Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested and shifted to Central Jail Srinagar. The action was aimed at stopping the leaders from going to New Delhi and staging a demonstration outside the headquarters of India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) against its cruel policies regarding the people of Kashmir. Continue reading

Police in IOK detains cop who resigned on FB

Srinagar, September 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, police have detained the constable who had announced his resignation on Facebook by posting a video about it.

The constable, Rayees Ahmad Sheikh, had announced his resignation from Kashmir police saying that he cannot see more bloodshed in Kashmir. He had stated that the people of Kashmir were being killed for seeking their right to self-determination. Continue reading

NIA asked to disclose charges slapped on Kashmiri journalist

Srinagar, September 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, media associations have demanded of India’s National Investigating Agency (NIA) to come clear on the charges being slapped on the photojournalist, Kamran Yousuf.

A joint meeting of the Kashmir TV Journalists Guild, Kashmir Journalist Corps, Kashmir Video Journalists Association and Kashmir Press Photographers Association was held in Srinagar in wake of the recent arrest of Kamran Yousuf by the NIA. Continue reading

JKLF holds demo in Srinagar against detentions

Srinagar, September 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, scores of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) leaders staged a protest in Abi Guzar area of Srinagar, today, against the detention of joint resistance leadership.

The puppet authorities arrested the JKLF Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik, and shifted him to Srinagar Central Jail while Syed Ali Gilani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq were placed under house arrest. Continue reading

TeH denounces detention of Hurriyat leaders, activists

Srinagar, September 09 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir (TeH) has strongly condemned the continued illegal detention of its activists, Umar Aadil Dar and Sajjad Ahmad Butt.

The TeH in a statement issued in Srinagar said that Umar Aadil Dar had been detained in police station Humhama while Sajjad was languishing in police station, Qamerwari, for the past over two weeks. Continue reading