Srinagar, September 10 (Kashmir Voice): 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.
According to media sources, 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. “He had grievous injuries in head and body,” a relative of deceased told media. Mir was a resident of Bishember Nagar, Srinagar. KASHMIR VOICE
Srinagar, September 10 (Kashmir Voice): 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.
According to media sources, 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. He said the resistance leaders had decided to court arrest before NIA in New Delhi for its highhandedness, revival of Ikhwan-type bullying and intimidations against leadership and people; however Indian authorities didn’t allow them to take to this democratic step. He said that India’s national Investigation Agency was running a defamatory campaign against leadership and people. He called it psychological crackdown, and added that its main aim was to make people scare. “We won’t succumb to the pressure and will fight tooth and nail against the campaign launched by NIA,” Gilani added. He condemned the action against Prof A.R Gilani, terming it as a brute and unjustified step and added that he was supposed to receive resistance leadership at Delhi airport. He said that Kashmir was needed to be resolved as per UN resolutions. Meanwhile, Syed Ali Gilani expressed deep grief over the sad demise of Mohammad Abdullah Khan, close relative of Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai and mother-in-law of Mohammad Yusuf Naqash. KASHMIR VOICE
Srinagar, September 09 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops, in their fresh act of state terrorism, martyred one Kashmiri youth in Sopore, today.
According to media sources, the troops killed the youth, Shahid Ahmad Sheikh, during a violent siege and search operation in Reban area of Sopore. Shahid Ahmad Sheikh was a commander of Hizbul Mujahideen. The troops also razed to ground a residential house in the area. Meanwhile, massive protests have erupted in different areas of Sopore against the killing of the youth and military operation by the troops. People from adjacent villages of Hadipora and Chetlora tried to march towards Reban. Indian police and troops used brute force to disperse the protesters, triggering clashes between the demonstrators and the forces’ personnel. The clashes are going on. The authorities have suspended Internet services and announced closure of schools in Sopore town. On the other hand, Indian forces’ personnel have also launched massive cordon and search operation in more than 20 villages of Shopian and Kulgam districts. The forces’ personnel besieged Kader, Dadarkot, Akhipur, Khee Jogipura, Avhotu, Dangam, Wangam, Renipura, Mantribug, Zaipura, Partappura, Nanga Chek, Shahpura, Rambhama, Mohanpora, Khurampora, Rampora and other villages in the two districts and started wide-spread searches. The students of Government Degree College Shopian came out of their institution raising slogans and pelted stones at nearby camp of Indian forces. The forces’ personnel retaliated with teargas shelling, triggering clashes in the area. KASHMIR VOICE
Srinagar, September 09 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, the puppet authorities have detained senior resistance leaders, Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik to prevent the march of the joint resistance leadership (JRL) to the headquarters of India’s National Investigation Agency (NIA) in Delhi.
According to media sources, the JRL comprising Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and Muhammad Yasin Malik had announced to court arrest at the NIA headquarters in protest against its cruel policies regarding the people of Kashmir. Indian police arrested Muhammad Yasin Malik around midnight, yesterday, from his residence in Srinagar and lodged him at Kothi Bagh police station in Srinagar while Syed Ali Gilani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq were already under house detention. Yasin Malik was shifted, today, to Srinagar Central Jail on judicial remand till Monday (September 11). The puppet authorities have imposed restrictions in the jurisdiction of Nowhatta, Mahraj Gunj, Safa Kadal, Khanyar, Maisuma and Rainawari police stations in Srinagar to stop people from holding anti-India demonstrations over the arrest of Hurriyat leaders and the terror unleashed by the NIA against the Kashmiris. Meanwhile, the Jammu Kashmir Peoples League in a statement condemned the detention of its Chairman, Mukhtar Ahmed Waza. He was arrested, yesterday, at Kokernag when he was returning home after condoling with the family of Molvi Muhammad Jameel who passed away recently. KASHMIR VOICE
Srinagar, September 09 (Kashmir Voice): 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.
According to media sources, 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. The associations in a joint statement said, “The members in the meeting unanimously agreed that everyone among their associations have known Kamran Yousuf as a freelance media professional working from south Kashmir.” The meeting asked the NIA to come clear on the charges being slapped on Kamran Yousuf, the statement said. It said that all the associations in the meeting decided to hold a joint symbolic sit-in protest, the date of which will be decided in the next joint meeting. The decision has been taken in the wake of busy schedule of all the journalists following Indian home minister’s visit to occupied Kashmir, it added. KASHMIR VOICE
Srinagar, September 09 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, police have detained the constable who had announced his resignation on Facebook by posting a video about it.
According to media sources, 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. Indian police arrested the constable from his residence at Nishat in Srinagar. “The constable has not communicated anything in writing, so he has been detained to ascertain what prompted him to announce resignation from police department by posting a video on Facebook,” said a police officer. KASHMIR VOICE