Students take out big Muharram procession in Kargil

Kargil, September 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, hundreds of students took out a Muharram procession in Kargil town, today.

The students of various branches of Muthhary Public School in Kargil took out the procession from New Bus-stand. It passed through Fatima Chowk, Islamia School Chowk and Khomeini Chowk and cumulated at Hussaini Park in the town. Continue reading


Hurriyat leaders express solidarity martyred Najar’s family

Srinagar, September 30 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, a delegation comprising Hurriyat leaders, Shabbir Ahmed Dar, Muhammad Ahsan Untoo and Imtiyaz Ahmed Reshi, visited Sopore, today, to express solidarity with the bereaved family of a martyred youth, Abdul Qayoom Najar.

Abdul Qayoom Najar was martyred by Indian troops during a siege and search operation in Uri area of Baramulla district on Tuesday. Continue reading

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

Kashmiris’ resistance is continuation of Karbala: Yasin Malik

Srinagar, September 28 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chairman, Muhammad Yasin Malik has said that the sacrifice of Imam-e-Hussain (RA) and his family at Karbala is a glorious page of Islamic history that will always remain a source of inspiration for all those who stand against tyranny and oppression.

Muhammad Yasin Malik while addressing thousands of mourners at Hasanabad Rainawari in Srinagar, today, said Karbala teaches us to remain steadfast against tyranny, oppression and falsehood and the resistance of the people of Jammu Kashmir is also a continuation of Karbala. Continue reading

JRL expresses concern over torturing of Kashmiri detainees

India cannot suppress Kashmiris’ struggle through use of force

Srinagar, September 20 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the joint resistance leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik has expressed serious concern over the subjecting of illegally detained Hurriyat leaders and activists to physical and mental torture in different jails of India and the occupied territory.
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IOK rights body moved against illegal detentions

Indian army continues operation in Kupwara
Srinagar, September 18 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, Muhammad Yasin Malik has said that the Indian authorities are subjecting Dukhtaran-e-Millat Chief, Aasiya Andrabi and her associate Fehmida Sofi to political vengeance by not releasing them despite the court has quashed draconian Public Safety Act against them.
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UN asked to intervene for Kashmir settlement

Clashes erupt in Islamabad town of IOK

Srinagar, September 17 (KMS): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has sought the intervention by the United Nations for a peaceful settlement of the Jammu and Kashmir dispute, lingering before the World Body for the past seven decades.

Syed Ali Gilani in a letter to UN Secretary General, António Guterres, said that Jammu and Kashmir was waiting for the final dispensation in accordance with the agreed UN Resolutions. He reiterated the demand to appoint a War Crime Tribunal for Jammu and Kashmir to identify the culprits of human rights abuses in the occupied territory. He said that the indiscriminate use of lethal weapons, pellet guns, bullets, pawa shells to contain public rallies had become a routine matter in the territory. He urged the UN Chief to prevail upon the Indian government to give free access to global human rights watchdogs to take an on spot stock of the situation with regard to human rights abuses in Kashmir. Continue reading