FAMILY OF KUPWARA DISAPPEARED MEN INITIMIDATED BY POLICE AND ARMY

FAMILY OF KUPWARA DISAPPEARED MEN INITIMIDATED BY POLICE AND ARMY   Press Statement 04.04.2017   The family members of Ghulam Jeelani Khatana, who disappeared on November 17, 2015 along with two other persons Ali Mohammad Sheikh of Trehgam, Mir Hussain Khatana after being lured by a Territorial Army personnel Manzoor

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Escalation of State Violence

Escalation of State Violence   Press Statement: 01 April 2017   The government’s response towards people’s protest in Jammu and Kashmir has only become more violent during the past year. In the first three months of this year, at least 14 civilians have been shot dead in firing by government

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LACK OF CREDIBLE INVESTIGATIONS IN NADIMARG MASSACRE

LACK OF CREDIBLE INVESTIGATIONS IN NADIMARG MASSACRE Press Statement 23 March 2017 On the intervening night of 23 and 24 March 2003, twenty four members of Kashmiri Pandit community, which included twelve women and two children, were shot dead in a brutal massacre in Nadimarg, Shopian by unidentified gunmen. The

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RASHID BILLA THREATENS FAMILY MEMBERS OF SADERKOOT MASSACRE

  RASHID BILLA THREATENS FAMILY MEMBERS OF SADERKOOT MASSACRE Issues threat from Amritsar, Punjab   Press Release 14 March 2017   Family members of the seven victims of the Saderkoot massacre of 5 October 1996 have been threatened by Abdul Rashid Parray (Rashid Billa), who along with other ex-Ikhwan (government

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JKCCS releases “Peoples’ Dossier” on Khurram Parvez

9 November 2016   Today, the 55th day of Khurram Parvez’s unlawful detention, marks the 124th day of continued curfew, restrictions and widespread and systematic State violence against the people of Jammu and Kashmir since 8 July 2016. The violence thus far has resulted in 100+ killings, 15, 000+ injured

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LEGAL PROCEEDINGS FOR KHURRAM PARVEZ RELEASE

LEGAL PROCEEDINGS FOR KHURRAM PARVEZ RELEASE BEGIN: HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER ACCUSED OF INCITING STONE PELTING AND PROTESTS 17 September 2016 JKCCS and members of Bar Association today initiated legal proceedings for the immediate release of Khurram Parvez who has been unlawfully detained from 12:30 AM of 16 September 2016. Just

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KHURRAM PARVEZ TAKEN TO KUPWARA SUB-JAIL

KHURRAM PARVEZ TAKEN TO KUPWARA SUB-JAIL 16 September 2016 At 11:45 PM today, noted human rights defender Khurram Parvez was taken from Kothi Bagh police station, Srinagar, to Kupwara sub-jail. Earlier in the day he was remanded by an executive magistrate in Srinagar to police custody for ten days and

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