Shabbir Shah faces threat to life in Delhi’s Tihar Jail

New Delhi, October 07 (KMS): Illegally detained senior leader of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Shabbir Ahmed Shah, has said that he is facing threat to his life in New Delhi’s infamous Tihar Jail.

Shabbir Ahmed Shah has moved an application to a Delhi court seeking its directions to the Tihar Jail authorities to shift him to the high-risk ward. In the application moved before Additional Sessions Judge, Sidharth Sharma, he also said that the jail authorities were not providing him proper medical facilities. Continue reading

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Restrictions continue in Srinagar to prevent Muharram processions

Masroor Abbas Ansari’s minor son among dozens arrested

Srinagar, September 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the puppet authorities continue to impose strict restrictions in Srinagar on the second consecutive day, today, to prevent people from taking out Muharram processions.

The authorities have deployed Indian troops and police and paramilitary personnel in full riot gear across the city to stop the Muharram processions. Pedestrian movement has been suspended while the forces’ personnel have placed coils of razor-fitted wire on the main roads to prevent movement of traffic. Continue reading

Gilani suspects troops’ hand in braid chopping incidents

Denounces restrictions on Muharram processions in IOK

Srinagar, September 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has expressed serious concern over the increasing lawlessness, harassment, bullying by Indian forces’ personnel and incidents of braid chopping in the territory.

Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar suspected the involvement of Indian forces in the braid chopping incidents and said in a highly militarized zone, the culprits go unnoticed. He said the silence and incapability of the puppet authorities speaks volumes about the grave situation. It is highly condemnable that despite attacks on modesty of womenfolk by these mysterious elements, the authorities are not ashamed of their failure, he said. Continue reading

Sopore shuts on second day against killing of Qayoom Najar

Srinagar September 28, (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, shutdown was observed on second consecutive day, today, in Sopore area of Baramulla district to mourn the killing of Kashmiri youth, Qayoom Najar by Indian troops in Uri on Tuesday.

All shops and other business establishments remained closed while traffic was thin on roads.

Najar was killed by Indian troops in Uri area of the district on Tuesday. Authorities closed all schools and colleges in Sopore to prevent protests against Najar’s killing. Continue reading

APHC-AJK stages protest demon before UN office in Islamabad

Islamabad, September 28 (KMS): The All Parties Hurriyat Conference Azad Jammu and Kashmir (APHC-AJK) Chapter staged a protest demonstration before the United Nations office, today.

The speakers on the occasion condemned the continued provocative shelling on the Line of Control (LoC) by Indian troops. They added that the troops were continuously violating the ceasefire line. Continue reading

IOK pellet victims suffer from memory loss

Srinagar, September 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, after facing loss of vision, many victims blinded by the pellets are now grappling with loss of memory which could take an ugly turn if the treatment is ignored, doctors and experts have warned.

The doctors said that the pellet victims could face permanent memory loss if they don’t turn up for the treatment, which includes effective counseling and cognitive therapies. Continue reading