Amnesty’s Statement on UN OHCHR report on Human Rights situation in Kashmir
Last year, the UN had highlighted various human rights abuses on both sides of the Line of Control and recommended to establish a Commission of Inquiry to address these violations. It had also affirmed the demands of many domestic and international human rights organizations for Indian and Pakistani authorities to deliver justice. A year later, the situation remains.
Amnesty International India calls for the repeal of J&K Public Safety Act in a new briefing
The Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act (PSA) circumvents the criminal justice system in Jammu and Kashmir to undermine accountability, transparency and respect for human, said Amnesty International India at the launch of its new briefing, “Tyranny of A ‘Lawless Law’: Detention without Charge or Trial under the J&K PSA”.
Koel Sen: The things my mother taught me
When you look back at her life – it really felt as if this woman hardly spent any time doing something for herself. She has only worked, selflessly and relentlessly, to bring change and justice in the lives of other women, especially those from the most economically backward classes (and castes) of our Indian society. I would say witnessing and experiencing all of this first-hand has played a pivotal role in my upbringing and understanding of the society I lived and grew up in.Yet, it never prepared me for what happened in 2018.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Must Uphold His Promise of a Nation Where Minorities Do Not Live In Fear
While Prime Minister Modi’s acknowledgement of the fears shared by religious minorities is appreciated, he must take concrete steps to assure them that their constitutional rights will be upheld by his government.
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