Put Humanity First: Lift The Communications Lockdown In Kashmir!
Since a month now, life has been derailed for the population of about 8 million people in Kashmir due to an absolute blackout of all communication networks.
Government of India’s Detention of Political Leadership in J&K Troubling
The Government of India must immediately release all political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir and put an end to the deliberate silencing of voices in the region, said Amnesty International India
Prime Minister Modi Must Immediately Lift Communications Blackout And Engage With The People Of Jammu And Kashmir
It is a paradox that as India celebrates its 73rd Independence Day today, the people of Jammu and Kashmir continue to be subjected to a lockdown for the past 10 days.
Blow to people of Jammu and Kashmir as SC refuses lifting of lockdown
In a blow to the people of Jammu & Kashmir, the Supreme Court of India on 13 August refused to pass an order on lifting restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir, including restoring communication services. However, instead of dismissing the petition, the court agreed to review the situation after two weeks citing security concerns. This extends the status quo on the blanket restrictions in Jammu & Kashmir.
Worrying Pattern Of Excessive Force Used Against Civilians In Kashmir
In May 2018, five civilians were killed and many injured in protests after security forces killed five militants in Shopian district of south Kashmir.
Obstruction of justice in the kathua case disgraceful
Responding to attempts by some lawyers and a Hindu group to obstruct the investigation and prosecution of the gang-rape and murder of an eight year old girl in Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir, Zahoor Wani, Senior Campaigner
Six Things You Should Know About Pellet Shotguns In Kashmir
From why they are being used to why they should be banned, here are six things you should know about pellet shotguns In Kashmir.
Postcard campaign calls for end to use of pellet-firing shotguns in Kashmir
Amnesty International India launches postcard campaign and online petition to #BanPelletGuns. The postcards and petition urge J&K state government to ban pellet-firing shotguns, provide reparation to those affected, and set up independent investigations into cases of deaths or serious injuries
Amnesty International India will submit signed postcards and petition to Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti.
Kashmir: Refusing compensation to torture survivor a heartless step
The Jammu and Kashmir government’s refusal to pay compensation to a man who was strapped to a jeep and paraded by army personnel is a callous attempt at evading its human rights obligations.
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