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How hr activist Christine Mehta deported from India

Washington, July 08, 2015: A well known human rights activist and an American researcher Ms. Christine Mehta said that she was deported from India because of the report she was working on human rights in Kashmir.

How hr activist Christine Mehta deported from India

Washington, July 08, 2015: A well known human rights activist and an American researcher Ms. Christine Mehta said that she was deported from India because of the report she was working on human rights in Kashmir.

Kashmir journalists condemn threats to editor by former police officer, PDP leader in Srinagar

Srinagar, November 09: In Srinagar, a forum of journalists in Kashmir has strongly condemned the threats issued by former Senior Superintendent of Police and senior People’s Democratic Party leader, Syed Ashiq Hussain Bukhari to the editor of a local daily Kashmir reader and prominent journalist Showket Ahmad Motta.

Kashmiri Journalist harassed by Indian army officer

Srinagar, August 26, 2014: Ayoung Kashmiri journalist, who also reports for IBNS news agency, has said that he has been harassed by a top ranking Indian Army officer for revealing the sources of his news gathering.
Saleem Iqbal Qadri, who as a correspondent reports for IBNS on all events of Jammu and Kashmir, said that Indian Army official is forcing him to reveal his news sources to them.

Family of PSA detainee files contempt case against Kashmir Home Department

Srinagar, June 13, 3014 : The family members of Public Safety Act (PSA) detainee Wasim Bashir Sofi through their counsel have filed contempt charges against State Home Department for defying the court directions to shift Wasim from District Jail Kathua to Juvenile Home Srinagar after verifying the correct age.

Police harassment on Journalists in Kashmir

Srinagar: Friday, May 2nd, 2014: Several Kashmir journalists said that  police harassed and barred them from doing their professional duty during a protest in  Srinagar on Friday.
The journalists said that policemen hurled abused them and they were chased. “We went to Hyderpora in the afternoon. There were protests. But police stopped us from covering them. They abused us and also chased us,” Tauseef Mustafa, who works as a photographer with AFP said. He said police forced us to leave the spot.

Indian CRPF bullets that hit Bashir Ahmad Bhat pierce many

Srinagar, May 1, 2014: On April 30 Wednesday morning, Bashir, a burly young man known to many by nickname Bashir Owais, was repairing frontal veranda of his house.

‘Police arrested over 500’ youth in Kashmir valley'

Srinagar, Monday, 28 April 2014  : Police have arrested over 500 youth across Kashmir valley, to prevent them from pro freedom protests.   According to police officials, 70 youths have been arrested in Islamabad, Pulwama, Shopian, Awantipora and Kulgam areas while 400 youths in Srinagar, Budgam and Ganderble and around 60 youths from North Kashmir.

Indian forces assault Kashmiri photojournalist in Shopian, Journalists Association condemns murderous attack

Srinagar. 13 February 2014: A  Kashmiri photojournalist working with a English daily on Thursday was assaulted by Indian forces in Pinjora area of Shupain district.

India must repeal draconian law: amnesty international, AFSPA leads to gross abuse of fundamental rights

 
New Delhi, November 8, 2013 : Amnesty International India has urged the Government of India to repeal the draconian Armed Forces Special Powers Act and grant full reparation to victims of human rights violations committed by government forces.

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