Killing of Innocent Youth by Indian Forces in IOK Condemned

Srinagar, January 08 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders and organizations have condemned the killing and harassment of innocent Kashmiri youth and described it as frustration of the authorities. According to media sources, the Chairperson of Dukhtaran-e-Millat (DeM), Aasiya Andrabi in a statement issued in Srinagar asked the personnel of Indian forces to stop killing and oppressing the pro-resistance people of the territory. Shabbir Ahmad Dar and Imtiyaz Ahmad Reshi in a joint statement in Srinagar said the puppet administration is suppressing the freedom sentiment of the Kashmiri people but it would never succeed in its sinister designs. Wajahat Bashir Qureshi expressing sympathy with families of those whose members were brutally killed, said that so far not single personnel involved in the gruesome crime was punished. KASHMIR VOICE
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Killing of Woman Continues To Draw Flak in IOK

Tributes Paid to Sajad Kenu on Martyrdom Anniversary

Srinagar, January 08 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, the Patron of Jammu and Kashmir Mass Movement (JKMM), Farida Behenji has paid tributes to Sajjad Ahmad Kenu on his 22nd martyrdom anniversary, today. According to media sources, Farida Behenji in her statement issued in Srinagar said the sacrifices of Kashmiri martyrs will not go waste. “Our martyrs sacrificed their lives for the liberation of Kashmir from the forcible occupation of India and their mission will be accomplished at all costs,” she added. “These sacrifices are enough to awake the conscience of the world leadership but unfortunately the international community doesn’t pressure India much to resolve the Kashmir issue,” she said. Sajjad Ahmad Kenu was martyred by Indian forces on 8th January 1996. KASHMIR VOICE
Tributes Paid to Sajad Kenu on Martyrdom Anniversary

Kashmiri Detainees’ Lives at Risk in Indian Jails: Gilani

Srinagar, January 08 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference, Syed Ali Gilani has expressed serious concern over the deteriorating health condition of Kashmiri detainees in Delhi’s Tihar Jail. According to media sources, Syed Ali Gilani in a statement issued in Srinagar said that there was serious threat to the lives of detainees and demanded that all the Kashmiri prisoners lodged in various Indian jails be shifted to Kashmir. “Zahoor Ahmad Watali is seriously ill and those other lodged in Tihar Jail, including Altaf Ahmed Shah, Peer Saifullah, Ayaz Akbar, Raja Meraj-ud-Din Kalwal, Shahid-ul-Islam, Farooq Ahmad Dar, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Kamran Yousuf and Shahid Yosuf are meted out ill- treatment and in absence of proper medical care their health condition is worsening with every passing day,” he said. Gilani appealed to the Amnesty International, Asia Watch and other international organisations for human rights to take cognizance of the plight of these detainees and use influence for their release. “If any untoward happens to any of these detainees, Indian government and puppet rulers shall have to face the consequences,” he said, adding that “NIA has failed to produce any substantial proof against those arrested in Kashmir.” “However, through its biased media the NIA declared verdict even before they were arrested. They are being kept among notorious criminals in Tihar Jail and are facing threats from criminals. They are political prisoners and suffering because of political vendetta. The move is an attempt to pressurize and intimidate resistance leadership,” he said. Meanwhile, Gilani condemned the continued detention of resistance leaders including Masarrat Aalam Butt, Dr Muhammad Qasim Fakhtoo, Dr Muhammad Shafi Shariati, Ghulam Muhammad Khan Sopori, Ameer Hamza Shah, Mir Hafiz Ullah, Muhammad Yusuf Falahi, Abdul Gani Butt, Muhammad Yusuf Lone, Muhammad Sha’ban Dar, Raies Ahmad Mir, Muhammad Yusuf Mir, Abdul Ahad Para, Muhammad Rafiq Ganie, Fehmeda Sofi, Omar Adil Dar, Mudasir Nadvi, Abdul Ahad, Ghulam Qadir Butt, Muhammad Sha’ban Khan and Salman Yusuf, Shakil Ahmad Yatoo, Manzoor Ahmad Kaloo, Haji Muhammad Rustum and Sarjan Barkati. He said, “They were arrested on fake and fabricated charges and their detention is being prolonged on one pretext or the other under draconian law, Public Safety Act.” KASHMIR VOICE
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Indian Troops Martyr Youth in Badgam Today

Srinagar, January 08 (Kashmir Voice): In occupied Kashmir, Indian troops in their fresh act of state terrorism martyred a youth in Badgam district, today.
According to media sources, the youth was killed during a cordon and search operation in Chadoora area of the district. Police claimed that the youth was killed during an encounter with troops in Patrigam village. SSP Badgam Tejinder Singh further claimed that two more youth were trapped in the village. He said that the operation was going on. Another operation is also going on at Tahab in Pulwama. KASHMIR VOICE
Indian Troops Martyr Youth in Badgam Today

India Suppressing Voices of Resistance Leaders in IOK

Islamabad, January 08 (Kashmir Voice): Hurriyet AJK chapter leaders, Syed Faiz Naqashbandi and Syed Aijaz Rehmani have said that India is suppressing peaceful voices of resistance leaders by use of force in occupied Kashmir. According to media sources, Syed Faiz Naqashbandi and Syed Aijaz Rehmani during interactions with a media group in Islamabad condemned the continued detention of Syed Ali Gilani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Mukhtar Ahmad Waza and other Hurriyet leaders in jails and houses and said that the Indian authorities were committing gross human rights violations in occupied Kashmir. They said suppressing peaceful voices of resistance leaders by the puppet regime had no moral justification. Syed Faiz Naqashbandi also expressed serious concern over the deteriorating health of Hurriyet leaders Shabbir Ahmad Shah, Shahidul Islam, Nayeem Ahmad Khan, Altaf Ahmed Shah, Aiyaz Akbar, Peer Saifullah, Raja Merajuddin Kalwal, Farooq Ahmad Dar alias Bitta Karate, Zahoor Watali, Mohammad Aslam Wani , Kamran Yousuf photojournalist Javaid Ahmad and Syed Salahuddin’s son Syed Shahid Shah in India’s Tihar jail. Syed Faiz Naqshbandi said Kashmiri people are demanding right to self determination and military might approach of India could not muzzle the Kashmiris’ just struggle. Naqshbandi has appealed to UN Secretary General to send a fact finding mission to Kashmir so that human rights violations may come to light. KASHMIR VOICE
India Suppressing Voices of Resistance Leaders in IOK
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