Indian forces committing genocide in occupied Kashmir: Gandapur

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan, Ali Amin Gandapur has mentioned that India is concerned in pre-planned collective genocide of unarmed Kashmiris since seven a long time.

In a press release, Gandapur strongly condemned the continued Indian state terrorism and mentioned that the entire valley is bleeding because the Indian forces are killing, torturing and perpetrating grave human rights violations.

He mentioned India desires to cease the eagerness of Kashmiris for his or her excellent to self-determination by way of inhuman actions however its nefarious designs won’t ever succeed, Radio Pakistan reported

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The minister mentioned Pakistan is highlighting the core subject in any respect Worldwide boards successfully and it’s success for Pakistan that United Nation Safety Council as soon as once more mentioned the problem in its assembly.

He mentioned world group together with Human Rights Watch, Amnesty Worldwide are expressing deep concern over the human rights violations being dedicated by the occupation forces in Held Kashmir.

He mentioned sacrifices rendered by Kashmiri folks wouldn’t go waste and they’d get fruitful outcomes quickly.

Ali Amin Gandapur mentioned Pakistan will categorical an efficient solidarity with Kashmiri brethren on fifth of subsequent month and can proceed its political, diplomatic and ethical assist with oppressed Kashmiri folks until their success of their motion.



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No web, no jobs: Individuals in Occupied Kashmir board ‘Web Categorical’

SRINAGAR: Braving the snow and chilly, Abrar Ahmad, 18, is likely one of the 1000’s of Kashmiris who often spend hours journeying on a packed prepare simply in order that they will log on because the area grapples with the longest web blackout imposed by Modi authorities.

Stepping off the crammed prepare – dubbed the “Web Categorical” by Kashmiris – within the close by city of Banihal, the passengers make a beeline for cafes the place they pay as much as 300 rupees ($4.20) for an hour’s broadband.

“I couldn’t have afforded to overlook this chance,” Ahmad instructed the Thomson Reuters Basis after filling out an internet job utility at a teeming web cafe, the place dozens of others hit by the 162-day web shutdown queued behind him.

“There isn’t any one else in my household to deal with my three youthful siblings and me,” he stated, including that his father, a mason, misplaced his leg in a street accident final 12 months.

Indian Occupied Kashmir has been with out broadband and cellular knowledge providers since Aug. 5 when India’s authorities revoked the particular standing of its solely Muslim-majority state, splitting Jammu and Kashmir in two.

Regardless of a United Nations declaration in 2016 that the web is a human proper, shutdowns have risen in recent times as governments from the Philippines to Yemen stated they had been vital for public security and nationwide safety.

India claimed it lower communications to stop unrest within the valley, the place greater than 40,000 individuals have been martyred since 1989.”


The disputed area’s web ban has impacted the whole lot from relationships to entry to healthcare, stated Raman Jit Singh Chima, Asia coverage director at international digital rights group Entry Now.

Along with introducing the democratic world’s longest web clampdown in IOK, Entry Now stated India additionally accounted for two-thirds of worldwide shutdowns in 2018.

“Punishing a whole inhabitants on the idea of claiming potential violence or terrorism may happen is extraordinary,” stated Chima.

“I felt suffocated inside,” stated Danish, a Kashmir College scholar who declined to provide his full title. “This web gag is driving me loopy.”


However he prefers the prolonged trek to Banihal to attempting to get on-line at one of many a whole bunch of web kiosks the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led authorities has arrange within the valley, the place demand massively outstrips provide.

It has accomplished something however that, say locals.

Exterior a courier firm in Srinagar, two supply executives chatted idly by a bonfire, saying no web meant no packages.

“We’re the one two who nonetheless come to the workplace. Some 50 boys have misplaced their jobs,” stated Touseef Ahmad. “If the web isn’t restored quickly, I can lose my job.”

Darkish future

Tourism – for many years the spine of the scenic area’s financial system – has been badly hit.

Yearly, individuals from throughout India flock to the Himalayan area to get pleasure from its snow-capped mountains and scenic Dal Lake, house to a whole bunch of ornately-carved houseboats whose house owners depend on tourism.

Bashir Ahmad Sultani, president of Kashmir’s Shikara (Boat) Affiliation, stated there was no work for greater than 4,000 boatmen.

“We’re going via very unhealthy instances. A few of us are usually not even in a position to organize two sq. meals for our households,” stated boatman Mohammad Shafi. “We’re a darkish future.”

The restriction has served a significant blow to tour operators, hoteliers and artisans as properly.

Jeelani, 52, stated he has been struggling to pay for his daughter’s tuition and each day groceries since his month-to-month wage was slashed by three-quarters to Rs6,000 in October.

“I’ve been instructed that I can’t get even this quantity if vacationers don’t begin arriving in just a few weeks,” he added.

The federal government has not stated when web can be restored, regardless of calls from civil society and the United Nations.

With out it, many locals say they might need to take up handbook jobs akin to on building websites – and even pack up and depart.



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Hurriyat leaders condemn India’s try and hoodwink world on Kashmir

In occupied Kashmir, Hurriyat leaders have condemned Indian efforts to mislead the world by arranging a strictly guided go to of Delhi-based envoys to the territory.

In a press release, All Events Hurriyat Convention led by Syed Ali Gilani, Hurriyat discussion board led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq and different Hurriyat leaders and organisations stated the tour was a determined try by Modi authorities to point out the world that each one is nicely in occupied Kashmir.

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In the meantime, Indian police and troops arrested over three dozen individuals throughout cordon and search operations and home raids in numerous districts.

College students held anti India protests in Srinagar.

Kashmiri representatives Raja Najabat Hussain and Syed Manzoor Ahmed Shah held a gathering with Member of British Parliament Tracy Brabin at Bartley, United Kingdom.

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They apprised her of the prevailing state of affairs of occupied Kashmir.

APHC-AJK chapter leaders, Abdul Majeed Malik and Imtiaz Wani have stated that the individuals of occupied Kashmir have been going through extreme difficulties because of continued army siege.

APHC-AJK chief and Vice Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples Motion, Abdul Majeed Malik, in a press release issued in Islamabad, stated that India had used all low cost ways to suppress the liberty sentiment of the Kashmiri individuals however miserably failed in its nefarious designs.

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He stated that India should settle for the bottom state of affairs, hand over its intransigence and create a conducive environment for peaceable settlement of the lingering Kashmir dispute.

In a press release in Srinagar, Senior Hurriyat chief, Professor Abdul Ghani Butt, has stated that the Delhi-based overseas envoys’ current go to to Kashmir to evaluate the bottom state of affairs was one other fruitless train in diplomacy.



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Envoys go to aimed to mislead world on Kashmir scenario: Hurriyat Discussion board

In occupied Kashmir, the Hurriyat discussion board led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has termed the strictly managed go to of Delhi-based Envoys of fifteen international locations to Kashmir as a nefarious try by the Indian authorities to mislead the world concerning the floor scenario within the territory.

The discussion board spokesman in a press release issued in Srinagar stated that India wrote the worst chapter of historical past by usurping all fundamental rights and freedoms of the folks of occupied Kashmir on fifth August, final yr when it revoked the particular standing of the territory.

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He stated by organizing a go to of hand-picked envoys and holding conferences with them in army cantonment wouldn’t change the bottom realities of occupied Kashmir.

Then again, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Social gathering in a press release in Srinagar deplored that, on one hand, occupied Kashmir had been became a hell for its residents, whereas on the opposite, Modi-led fascist regime is mercilessly arranging the visits of international envoys to venture its baseless narrative that every one is nicely within the territory.

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The Jammu and Kashmir Peoples League leaders, Nisar Ahmed and Molvi Rafiq Ahmed addressing folks in Pulwama and Shopian described the go to of Delhi-based international envoys a mere eyewash.

In the meantime, India’s opposition events have criticised the federal government for arranging the go to of international envoys to occupied Kashmir and never taking its personal residents, together with high political events, to go to the territory and maintain dialogue with its folks.



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‘Organized’ visits can’t conceal atrocities of occupied Kashmir: Hurriyat Leaders

In Occupied Kashmir, Tehreek-e-Hurriyat Jammu and Kashmir stated that India can’t conceal the reality about Kashmir by arranging guided visits of Delhi-based envoys. 

Commenting on a two-day go to by a 17-member delegation of Delhi-based envoys of various international locations to the occupied territory.

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The Hurriyat group stated if the scenario in occupied Kashmir is as regular as India claims, then New Delhi ought to permit envoys to fulfill frequent individuals, members of civil society, journalists and allow them to go to jails and detention facilities.

In the meantime, the grim scenario as a result of Indian army siege on the bottom continued on the 158th consecutive day on Thursday.

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In the meantime, Kashmir Council Europe organized a camp in Brussels, Belgium right now to sensitize the individuals of Europe about persevering with Indian brutalities in occupied Kashmir.

Brochures highlighting the Indian army siege and human rights violations within the territory have been distributed on the event.



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Hundreds attend funeral of martyr in Indian occupied Kashmir

SRINAGAR: In occupied Kashmir, hundreds of individuals defying curfew-like restrictions immediately (Wednesday) gathered in Bijbehara in Islamabad district, the hometown, of martyr Zahid Hasan to attend his funeral prayers.    

Zahid Hassan was laid to relaxation amid excessive pitched pro-freedom and anti-India slogans.

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He was martyred throughout a cordon and search operation by Indian forces within the Awantipora space of Pulwama district, yesterday.

Indian troops are persevering with cordon and search operations in Mangal, Drat and Dabar Potha areas of Rajouri district on the eighth straight day immediately (Wednesday).

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In the meantime, concern continues to grip the Kashmir Valley and Muslim majority areas of the Jammu area as Indian navy siege entered the 157th consecutive day, immediately (Wednesday).

Alternatively, three individuals had been injured in a grenade blast within the Habbak space of Srinagar immediately.

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Talking at a gathering of Coalition of Civil Society in Jammu, Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Individuals’s Motion, Mir Shahid Saleem stated Kashmiris are compelled to stay underneath the shadow of terror since August fifth.

College students in Jammu staged an indication in opposition to the brutal assault by BJP goons on the scholars and professors on the Jawaharlal Nehru College in New Delhi.



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