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TCC demands justice for Kathua rape, murder victim 8-year old girl Asifa

Srinagar, : Feb 8 2018: Tribal coordination committee (TCC) J&K unit Thursday said that despite clear evidence, the culprits responsible for the rape of and murder of a minor  8-year old girl Asifa , eight year girl was abducted in 10 January 2018  are being shielded  with the full support of the BJP and the RSS particularly from Hera Nagar so-called legislator.  The committee said the Hindut BJP and t

Internet services banned in Kashmir Valley for one month, IFJ expresses serious concern

Srinagar, Thursday, April 27th, 2017:  The authorities imposed ban on 22 social media sites, mobile phone messengers and video-uploading sites in Kashmir for at least a period of one month. The ban has been imposed in the backdrop of unending protests led by youth, particularly students, in their teens and early twenties. The banned social media include Facebook, Twitter, Whatsapp and Skype.

Free speech in Indian universities under threat: Amnesty

New Delhi, Feb 23 : Clashes at Ramjas College in New Delhi illustrate the growing threat to freedom of expression on Indian university campuses, Amnesty International India said on Wednesday. Hindu extremist  Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad beat up and injured 20 Kashmiri students  including Burhan Querishi studying in JNU New Delhi India  when they were attending a seminar at Ramjash College Delhi.

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh attacked Muslims in Kathua in Jammu region, Muslims in Jammu region are living under the stigma of fear psychosis for the last 70 years

Srinagar, Jan 13: Muslims residing in Hari Chek village of Tehsil Mahreen in Kathua district of Jammu region were assaulted and fired upon by the Hindu zealot Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) workers led by a local Sarpanch for slaughtering a cow in the village.Muslim Shoora Committee in Kishtwar area of Jammu also held a protest  led by Imam Jamia Masjid Kishtwar, Farooq Ahmed Kitchloo against attacks on the Muslims in Kathua. All but 10 houses of Muslims are located in the village and when according to eyewitnesses Hindu extremist Rashtriy

Indian forces used brute force

Srinagar, Dec 7, 2016:  Indian forces used brute force and fired pellets, teargass shells on protesters in Murran area of Pulwama district Wednesday afternoon. Locals said that police tried to foil a pro-freedom rally ‘Muraan Chalo’ resulting in clashes. They said that forces raided the venue of the rally and youth pelted stones on forces deployed in strength in the area.
Police have  also arrested at least nine youth during a nocturnal raid in  Muran and Rahmoo areas of the district.

Four draconian law PSAs,twenty FIRs,several bullet injuries and an attempt to Kill him – Meet Asif

 http://kashmirunheard.org/2016/03/21/four-psas-twenty-firs-several-bullet-wounds-and-an-attempt-to-kill-him-meet-asif/

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.

16 years on, Sailan Poonch massacre survivors recount horror, delay in justice

Srinagar, August 04 : On the 16th anniversary of massacre of Sailan in Poonch district, the relatives of the victims decried inordinate delay in justice and vowed to continue their struggle for bringing the culprits to book.
The relatives, mostly survivors of the brutal massacre, in which 19 people including 11 children of three families were killed by four Special Police Officers (SPOs) and personnel of 9 Paratroopers of Indian Army on intervening night of August 3-4, recounted the incident with tearful eyes during a press conference in Srinagar.
 

Perpetrators of extrajudicial killings in Kashmir continue to evade justice: Amnesty

London, February 26 : The global human rights watchdog, Amnesty International (AI) has said that perpetrators of extra-judicial executions in Jammu and Kashmir continue to evade justice.
The Amnesty in its 2104-15 report on human rights situation in Kashmir highlighted a number of high-profile human right cases including 2010 fake Machil encounter, 2000 Pathribal fake encounter and many other cases to point out failure of authorities to take action against the culprits.  Dozens of innocent civilians were killed by Indian troops in these staged-managed encounters. 

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