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Indian CRPF open fire, killed father of 3 daughters,sole bread earner, firing unprovoked: Eyewitnesses

Srinagar, Wed, 13 Mar 2013: A 37-year-old civilian, Altaf Ahmad Wani son of Abdul Ahad Wani, resident of Saidpora, Eidgah a lone bread earner of his family was killed when 73 battalion of Indian paramilitary Indian Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel opened fire at Zoonimar-Saidpora in Srinagaron Wednesday( Mar

Men in uniform involved in killing of youth in Sopore

HRC awaits on Sopore custodial killing
Thursday, February 07,  2013:  The Jammu and Kashmir Human Rights Commission (HRC)  has asked the Director General of Police (DGP) to order a high level departmental enquiry against some senior police officers to ascertain their culpability in the incident of custodial killing of a Sopore youth in 2011.

2010 agitation killings: ‘Why only 17 of the 117 civilian killings brought under the purview of inquiry’

Thursday, February 6, 2013: Pulling it up sharply for failing to act on its last year’s orders on the 2010 agitation victims, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court has given last opportunity to the authorities to explain rationale behind referring only 17 of over 120 cases of killing of civilians to the Commission of Inquiry (CoI).

Indian forces involved rights abuses still enjoy immunity in Kashmir: human right watch

New York, February 01,2013 : The New York-based international human rights organization The Human Rights Watch has said that India’s human rights situation took serious turns for the worse with respect to civil society protections with troops responsible for serious rights abuses in  Kashmir remain effectively immune from prosecution under the draconian law Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).

Indian Army JCO abducted/rape a Kashmiri student girl

Srinagar, Jan 30, 2013: An Indian army officer Naib Subedar (JCO) of Army's Territorial Battalion 163 TA Bn, kidnapped a minor girl student on Jan 27 from Dahargulun in Pattan and raped her in a hotel in Mendhar in Rajouri. 

Kashmiri loses eight years in jail, Court acquits as prosecution fails to prove case

 Srinagar, December 11,2012: A Kashmiri youth taj, son of Mohammad Yousaf of Marrah, Surankote has been acquitted by a court after losing over 8 years in jail.
According to the police claim as they filed case, on June 7, 2004 Taj, son of Mohammad Yousaf of Marrah, Surankote along with five-six other militants barged into a house at Khaitan Draba and started indiscriminate firing on three SPOs including Mushtaq Ahmed, son of Nazir Hussain of Khaitan Draba. In the firing, Mushtaq Ahmed died while as other two SPOs managed to escape from the house.

Indian Navy harassing us: Wullar fishermen

Srinagar, Sat, 18 August 2012: Fishermen eking their livelihood by working in Wullar lake in Bandipora-Sopore has said that Indian Navy marine commandos (Marcos) of harassing them on baseless pretexts.

Thousands of villagers dwell on the banks of world famous water body and considered as Asia’s 2nd largest fresh water lake get their livelihood by fishing or by collecting water chestnuts from the lake every day.

Rajouri DM fails to submit report on unmarked graves

Srinagar, August 14, 2012: The Jammu and Kashmir Human Rights Commission has given the District Magistrate, Rajouri, Saugat Biswas, a three-week ultimatum to submit his report on the presence of unmarked graves in Rajouri district.

The Jammu and Kashmir regime led by Omar Abdullah and police have already filed their reports in response to a petition related to such graves in Jammu and Kashmir, specially in Rajouri and Poonch.

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