Demos Erupt as Indian Troops Launch Operation in Hajin

Srinagar, November 10 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, forceful demonstrations erupted in Hajin area of Bandipora district, today, after Indian troops launched a siege and search operation. According to media sources, people took to the streets soon after the troops cordoned off the Banger Mohalla area of Hajin and started searches. The troops fired teargas shells to disperse the protesters, triggering clashes in the area. KASHMIR VOICE
Demos Erupt as Indian Troops Launch Operation in Hajin

Al-Othaimeen Reiterates OIC’s Support to Kashmiris

Jeddah, November 10 (Kashmir Voice): The Secretary General of Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Dr Yousef Ahmad Al-Othaimeen, has reiterated OIC’s full support to the people of Kashmir in their just struggle for securing their right to self-determination. According to media sources, Dr Yousef Ahmad Al-Othaimeen reaffirmed the support during a seminar and photo exhibition on Kashmir jointly organized at the OIC Secretariat by the Pakistan Consulate in Jeddah and the OIC. He called upon the Indian government to stop use of force against peaceful protesters in occupied Kashmir. In his welcoming remarks, Consul General Shehryar Akbar Khan said that the event was organized to mark the illegal entry of Indian forces into occupied Kashmir in 1947. He urged the international community to support the people of Kashmir in their legitimate struggle against the Indian occupation. In his concluding remarks, Ambassador of Pakistan to Saudi Arabia, Khan Hasham bin Saddique, thanked the OIC and Saudi Arabia for supporting the Kashmir cause. He highlighted the plight of the people of occupied Kashmir and urged the international community to persuade India to end human rights violations in the territory. He said that the Government of Pakistan would continue to extend diplomatic, moral and political support to the Kashmiri people in their historic struggle. Members of the Kashmir Committee, Jeddah, presented a resolution, calling the OIC to redouble its efforts regarding resolution of the Kashmir dispute. The photo exhibition and seminar on occupied Kashmir at the OIC Secretariat has become an annual feature for the past five years. The event was well-attended by high-level OIC officials including Ambassador Abdullah Al-Alim, OIC’s Secretary General’s Special Representative on Jammu and Kashmir, Saudi officials, members of Diplomatic Corps, local dignitaries and representatives of Pakistan community. Kashmiri representative, Syed Faiz Naqashbandi, briefed the audience about prevailing situation and continued human rights violations by Indian troops in occupied Kashmir. He called upon the international community and the OIC in particular to help the Kashmiri people in securing their right to self-determination. KASHMIR VOICE
Al-Othaimeen Reiterates OIC’S Support to Kashmiris

JKSM Leaders Continue Mass Contact Programme in IOK

Srinagar, November 10 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, the Jammu and Kashmir Salvation Movement (JKSM) leaders, Maulana Abdul Rasheed, Maulana Mushtaq Ahmed, Adnan Salfi, Mufti Qadri and Javed Ahmed addressed various gatherings n continuation with mass contact programme. According to media sources, the JKSM leaders visited many affected families in Shopian, Pulwama, Sopore and Ganderbal and reiterated that people of Kashmir would continue their struggle for securing their right to self-determination. They said every Kashmiri has rendered matchless sacrifices in the ongoing freedom movement, countless Kashmiris have been martyred, disappeared and tortured by the Indian forces but the people are committed to the Kashmir cause. They also denounced beating of people by the occupational forces during crackdowns and search operations in Badgam, Hajin and Shopian villages. KASHMIR VOICE

Mukhtar Waza Arrested in Islamabad Town

Srinagar, November 10 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, the puppet authorities arrested the Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League (JKPL) Chairman, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza, in Islamabad town. According to media sources, the JKPL spokesman in a statement said that the police took Mukhtar Ahmed Waza into custody and lodged him in Sherbagh police station in the town. KASHMIR VOICE
Mukhtar Waza Arrested in Islamabad Town

Tripartite Talks Only Solution of Kashmir Dispute: Divender

Srinagar, November 10 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) leader, Advocate Divender Singh Behal, has said that tripartite dialogue is the best possible was to resolve the lingering Kashmir dispute. According to media sources, Advocate Divender Singh Behal speaking at the residence of Shaheed Waseem Ahmad at Drubgam in Pulwama said that the appointment of interlocutor by the Indian government was a useless move unless it made the atmosphere conducive for talks by repealing black laws, releasing political prisoners and stopping use of pellet guns in the territory. He said that the Indian government should withdraw troops from the occupied territory and start tripartite dialogue to settle the Kashmir dispute as per the aspirations of the Kashmir people. Paying rich tributes to Shaheed Waseem Ahmad, he said that the Kashmiri martyrs were rendering their lives for a noble cause and their sacrificing would not be allowed to go waste. KASHMIR VOICE
Tripartite Talks Only Solution of Kashmir Dispute  Divender

Slapping of PSA on Teh Activists Denounced

Srinagar, November 10 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir has denounced the slapping of draconian law, Public Safety Act (PSA), on party activists, Abdul Majeed Lone, Muhammad Siddeeq Lone, Mudassir Ahmad Ganai, Showkat Ahmad, Akhlaq Ahmad Lone, Muhammad Saeed Malik, Abdul Qayoom Ganai, Ejaz Ahmad Mir and Musab Ahmad for third time and described it the worst kind of human rights violation. According to media sources, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the Indian government and its stooges in the territory were suppressing the Kashmiris’ freedom movement through use of brute force. It said that the authorities had converted occupied Kashmir into a military garrison. Meanwhile, a delegation on the directives of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC) Chairman, Syed Ali Gilani, visited Kulgam and expressed solidarity with the bereaved families of three youth martyred by Indian troop recently. The delegation also conveyed a message of Syed Ali Gilani to the martyrs’ families. The delegation comprised Muhammad Owais, Ashfaq Ahmad and Gulzar Ahmad. KASHMIR VOICE
Slapping of PSA on Teh Activists Denounced