Human Rights

53 Kashmiris languishing in Indian Tihar jail under fake cases

Srinagar, April 02: Recently released Ghulam Mohiudeen Dar from infamous Indias Tihar Jail has said that the Indian police was victimizing the people of Kashmir. “I was a dealer of Gulnar tea and used to go to Delhi on business frequently. On one such trip on June 15, 2005, the Delhi Police unlawfully arrested me by implicating in a fake case,” he added.
Talking to the newsmen in Srinagar, he said more than 50 Kashmiris are languishing in Tihar Jail who have been implicated by Indian police in false cases.

Investigation into unmarked graves demanded

New Delhi, August 26, 2011 – Indian authorities should immediately open an independent, transparent, and credible investigation into the unmarked graves discovered in Jammu and Kashmir state, Human Rights Watch said today. An inquiry by the police investigation team of the Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has found 2,730 bodies dumped into unmarked graves in four of the state’s 14 districts. Thousands of Kashmiris have been forcibly disappeared during the last two decades of violence, their whereabouts unknown.

Zaffer condemns use of force on Pampore area residents

Srinagar, Feb 21: Senior Pro-freedom leader and Jammu Kashmir Salvation Movement Chairman Zaffer Akbar Bhat today denounced use of excessive force, tear smoke shells and pellet/Paper guns on Pampore residents and peaceful protesters in the area.He expressed sympathy with all those people and teenagers who sustained injuries during forces action and termed it with state terrorism.Zaffer said that forces have launched offensive against unarmed civilians and termed its brutal actions uncalled.Zaffar also denounce the crackdown on students by Dehli police and demand release of all students