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Gilani concerned over plight of Kashmiri detainees

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Srinagar, January 18, 2018 (PPI-OT):In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani, has expressed deep anguish and concern over the miserable plight of illegally detained Kashmiris lodged in different jails. Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the inmates were being ill-treated and subjected to mental and physical torture in jails. He said that the detainees in Udhampur Jail of Jammu were deprived of medical treatment. “We have reports from Udhampur Jail that youth belonging to Kashmir Valley are being targeted. They are subjected to the worst treatment. The unavailability of medicines and medical care and substandard quality of food is taking a toll on their health,” he said. The APHC Chairman said that the inmates were put in...

India’s ED again summons wife of Shabir Shah to New Delhi

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Srinagar, January 18, 2018 (PPI-OT):In occupied Kashmir, Dr Bilqees Shah, the wife of illegally detained senior APHC leader and the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (DFP), Shabbir Ahmed Shah, has been summoned by India’s Enforcement Directorate (ED) to its Delhi office again. A DFP spokesman in a statement in Srinagar confirming the fresh summon to Dr Bilqees said she has been told to appear in the Delhi office of ED on January 30. The husband of Dr Bilqees, Shabbir Shah, is undergoing illegal detention in New Delhi’s Tihar Jail. He was arrested by ED on July 25, 2017 in a fake case registered against him in 2005. Dr Bilqees was summoned and questioned by the ED earlier also. Meanwhile, the DFP in a statement in Srinagar said that on one hand the ED had produced a so-...

India’s NIA files charge sheet against Kashmiri Hurriyat leaders

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New Delhi, January 18, 2018 (PPI-OT):India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA), today, filed a charge sheet against 12 people including several Hurriyat leaders in a false case registered against them in May last year for their active role in the ongoing Kashmir freedom movement. The NIA filed the charge sheet before a Special Court in New Delhi against Hurriyat leaders, Altaf Ahmed Shah, Nayeem Ahmed Khan, Ayaz Muhammad Akbar, Shahid-ul-Islam, Farooq Ahmed Dar, Peer Saifullah and Raja Merajuddin Kalwal, noted Kashmiri businessman, Zahoor Ahmed Watali, photojournalist, Kamran Yusuf, and a youth, Javaid Ahmed Butt. The charge sheet also includes the name of Hizbul Mujahideen Chief, Syed Salahuddin. The charge sheet says that these people have waged a war against India. The NIA also sought...

11,290 arrested in two years: IOK regime

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Jammu, January 18, 2018 (PPI-OT):In occupied Kashmir, the puppet administration, today, admitted that it has arrested 11,290 persons in last two years. The puppet regime in a written reply in the so-called Kashmir Assembly said that in 3,733 FIRs 11,290 persons were arrested. For more information, contact: Kashmir Media Service Phone: +92-51-4435548, +92-51-4435549 Fax: +92-51-4861736 Email: info@kmsnews.org Website: www.kmsnews.org

NIA action against Hurriyat leaders pressure tactic: JRL

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Srinagar, January 18, 2018 (PPI-OT):In occupied Kashmir, the Joint Resistance Leadership comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik terming the action of Indian investigating agency NIA against pro-freedom leaders as a pressure tactics to suppress the Kashmiris’ freedom voice has said that the Hurriyat leadership will not bow down or succumb before the Indian government. Addressing a press conference in Srinagar, today, Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik said that the Kashmir dispute could not be resolved through military might. Syed Ali Gilani, who has been under continued house arrest since 2010, addressed the press conference over phone. The press conference was called soon after the NIA filed a charge sheet in a Delhi court again...

FO spokesman condemns killing spree by Indian troops in IOK

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Islamabad, January 18, 2018 (PPI-OT):Foreign Office spokesman, Dr Mohammad Faisal has condemned the continued killing spree by Indian forces in occupied Kashmir. Dr Mohammad Faisal in his weekly briefing in Islamabad, today, said that Indian occupational forces during violent and illegal operations and fake encounters martyred six Kashmiri youth in Shopian and Baramulla areas recently. He also deplored that Hurriyet leaders and activists including Shabbir Ahmed Shah, Masarrat Aalam Butt and Nayeem Ahmed Khan continued to remain under illegal detention, which is highly condemnable. He said Shabbir Ahmed Shah’s wife, Dr Bilquees Shah, has submitted an application before the court that her husband is suffering from various ailments and has been on regular medicine for the past six years. She ...