Srinagar/Kashmir (March 05, 2013): According to media reports a day after a youth was killed in police firing in north Kashmir’s Baramulla town, Indian occupant authorities have imposed curfew in 10 police station areas of Kashmir Valley. It is claimed that the curfew is imposed as a precautionary measure with the authorities apprehending law and order problem.
There are reports of a causality as a boy has died of his wounds on Monday after being shot by security forces in Kashmir at a protest over the hanging of Afzal Guru.
New Delhi, India (July 26, 2012): As per reports from New Delhi, the Defence Minister of India A.K. Antony today ordered a probe into the incident of a teenager killing in Jammu and Kashmir at the hands of Indian army personnel. Minister has showed concern over local protests instigated by the killing incident and he is reported to have directed the army to initiate strict action if anyone was found guilty.
Srinagar, Kashmir (June 30, 2012): As per news reports a Srinagar court has allowed General Court Martial proceedings to be held against the five army officers facing charges in the killing of five Kashmiris in south Kashmir’s Pathribal area in 2000. It is notable that five innocent Kashmiris were killed by Indian Army as cover-up for Chittisinghpura Massacre in which 36 Sikhs were massacred on the day of visit of then US President Mr. Clinton to India on 20 March 2000.
Srinagar, Kashmir (February 02, 2012): The All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC), a Sikh organization of Sikhs living in Kashmir, on January 31, 2012 sought intervention of the Supreme Court of India for conducting a time-bound inquiry into the killing of 36 Sikhs at Chattisinghpora in south Kashmir in 2000. They welcomed the observations of the Supreme Court in Pathribal killings issue, which is in a way connected with the Chittisinghpura Massacre.
New York (November 13, 2011): Renowned Indian activist and novelist Arundhati Roy has decried the silence of the international community over the continued “brutal Indian occupation of Kashmir” and said Kashmiris should be given the right to self-determination, The Dawn reports. “Kashmir is one of the most protracted and bloody occupations in the world — [...]
Srinagar/Kashmir (November 7, 2011): The issue of secret killings during enforced disappearance of civilians in Kashmir by Indian Security forces is has now begin to come in to light. Mass graves are now reported to have been found in Bindu-Kokarnag area of South Kashmir. Auqaf Committee is reported to have confirmed the presence of several unidentified graves, according to various media reports.
New Delhi (August 4, 2011): India’s National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Thursday sought explanation from Jammu and Kashmir Police as to why it did not intimate it about the death of a youth in custody within the stipulated 24 hours.
Srinagar, (August 02, 2011): Another custodial death is reported by various sections of media from Kashmir. Nazim Rashid, a 28-year-old youth, is reported to have died in police custody in Baramulla district’s Sopore town on 31 July, 2011 a day after he was detained.
Srinagar (July 28, 2011): The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) today released the report Half Widow, Half Wife? Responding to Gendered Violence in Kashmir. It examines the situation of women in Indian-administered Kashmir whose husbands have ‘disappeared,’ but not yet been declared deceased. Members of APDP who are themselves half widows released this report at SK Municipal Park, Srinagar.
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