Srinagar, November 05 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops during their fresh act of state terrorism martyred two youth in Baramulla district, today.
According to media sources, the youth were killed in Uri area of the district during a siege and cordon operation in the area. An Indian army spokesman in a statement in Srinagar claimed that the youth were killed during a gunfight. However, the identity of the martyred youth could not be ascertained, immediately. Indian troops have killed three youth in Kashmir in the past two. Earlier, they killed a youth in Machil area of Kupwara district on Friday. Meanwhile, a policeman was killed and another injured in an attack outside police station at Rajpora in Pulwama district, yesterday. A police official said that a police party was targeted outside the police station, eight kilometers from Pulwama town. “Two cops were injured in the attack. Both of them were shifted to Pulwama district hospital immediately where from they were airlifted to Srinagar,” he added. He said that one injured, Constable Abdul Salam Khan, succumbed to his injuries in the evening. KASHMIR VOICE
Srinagar, November 05 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani has said that he is in principle not against dialogue process, but reiterated that talks should be result-oriented.
According to media sources, Syed Ali Gilani addressing a meeting of Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir in Srinagar said that India was not sincere in resolving the Kashmir dispute. “We have a clear agenda and our viewpoint is unambiguous that Kashmir dispute can be resolved through dialogue; however the onus lies on India to illustrate its seriousness and sincerity,” he added. Syed Ali Gilani said India has never assigned any political importance to the dispute over Kashmir.’ He referred to the groups led by Ram Jeth Malani, Dileep Padgaonkar and Congress working groups and their recommendations and stated that there was no outcome. He expressed concern over the prevailing situations in the territory, adding that unabated state-sponsored violence, arrests, intimidations and killings would further deteriorate the situation. In the meeting he said that detainees despite bail are re-arrested and repeatedly slapped with draconian Public Safety Act (PSA) to prolong their illegal detention. The participants reviewed and discussed the prevailing grim situation and it was observed that Indian authorities, instead of implementing a realistic and political approach for the resolution of Kashmir dispute, are following their obsessive dogma. Gilani said harassing the leadership and people is aimed at silencing them as they are supporting the cause of Kashmir and have been kept behind the bars without any trial. Referring to Kashmir dispute, he said that it was the world’s oldest unresolved dispute and added that it was bone of contention between India and Pakistan and a potential threat to peace in the region. He called upon the people to boycott upcoming by-elections of parliamentary segments and urged to follow the spirit as was illustrated by people during Srinagar and Budgam by-polls. KASHMIR VOICE
Srinagar, November 05 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq appreciating the efforts of Kashmiri youth for setting up business ventures has said that he was pleased to see that educated youth are coming forward to defeat the problem of growing unemployment in the territory. According to media sources, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq Inaugurating many new business ventures set up by Kashmiri youth in Srinagar said, “Islam also teaches us to earn our livelihood through halaal means and there is appreciation for those who stand-up on their own feet and earn their living in a clean manner.” The Mirwaiz expressed his satisfaction over the growing sense of belonging among the Kashmir’s young educated lot who had decided to take on the issue of rising unemployment head on. He appreciated the owners of the newly-inaugurated business ventures, stating that he was glad to see youth deciding to defeat unemployment by not running after government jobs and wasting time in long queues outside government offices and instead taking a lead role in establishing good business ventures. Mirwaiz said, “Islam also teaches us to earn our livlihood through halaal means and there is appreciation for those who stand-up on their own feet and earn their living in a clean manner.” KASHMIR VOICE