Human Rights

Mothers seek whereabouts of missing sons

Srinagar, May 11, 2009: In Srinagar, on Mother’s Day the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) has said that United Nations must ask India to withdraw draconian laws that give impunity to its armed forces in Jammu and Kashmir and also prevail upon India so that it clears its stand on the fate of thousands of men subjected to enforced custodial disappearance in the past 20 years.

Resolution passed by European Parliament 2008

Resolution passed by European Parliament 2008

RC B6-0349/2008, Joint resolution adopted by a show of hands
The European Parliament,

2008 report of Human rights watch

India :Human rights watch report

Jalil Andrabi murder case

Court asks IGP Kashmir to act

Srinagar, May 06 : In Srinagar, the Chief Judicial Magistrate (CJM) Srinagar has directed the inspector general, crime and railways to execute the arrest warrant against an Indian Army Major, the proclaimed criminal in the prominent Kashmiri human rights activist, Jaleel Andrabi murder case, and forward the warrant to the Indian home ministry.

Ailing father waits for his missing son in Kupwara


Srinagar, April 16,2009: In Kupwara, a 73--years old, Ghulam Qadir Teli, father of a disappeared finds himself caught between devil and the deep sea when it comes to trace the whereabouts of his missing elder son, Firdous Ahmad.

Boy injured in teargassing still critical in Soura hospital

Srinagar, May 24: In Srinagar, a 12th standard student, Arif Ahmed who was injured in Indian police action at Gojwara here on Friday is still in critical condition at Soura hospital.

Arif was hit by a teargas shell and suffered a serious head injury. The doctors said he is under treatment at ICU unit and his condition continues to be critical. Doctors operated him upon yesterday only.


India- Amnesty International Report 2009

Head of state Pratibha Patil
Head of government Manmohan Singh
Death penalty retentionist
Population 1,186.2 million
Life expectancy 63.7 years
Under-5 mortality (m/f) 73/83 per 1,000
Adult literacy 61 per cent

Doctor says women gang-raped: Locals


Srinagar, June 01, 2009 :  The locals and the family members of the two women who were raped and murdered by troopers on Saturday has said that the doctor who examined the bodies of the duo disclosed that they were gang raped and tortured to death.

Bodies of two women identified as Nelofar Jan 22 and her sister-in-law Asiya Jan 17 were recovered from a stream at Arhama village in Shopian on Saturday morning.  The locals said that the two were raped and murdered by the troopers stationed in the village.

Forensic report confirms two Kashmiri young women were raped


Srinagar, June 7, 2009: A Forensic Science Laboratory report into the Shopian incident issued, today, revealed that the two women were raped before being murdered.

Forensic report has confirmed that two women found dead in Shopian town last week had been raped before being murdered.

The police registered a case of gang rape after a Forensic Science Laboratory (FSL) report received Saturday evening, a senior police officer said.

Trooper arrested in Kashmir for raping minor



Srinagar, June 8, 2009: An Indian Reserve Police constable was arrested on Monday for  raping a teenager and murdering her grand-mother at a village in Tangmarg, 45 kms from here, police said.
The arrest came after wide spread protest by locals.

 Nazir Ahmed of 10 battalion Indian Reserve Police was arrested from Kushipora village after he fatally attacked 65-year-old woman Farzi Begum who confronted the constable after her grand-daughter told her about the incident.