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
SSP Ganderbal directed to constitute SIT in 1999 killing case by Ikhwan Press Release 21 March 2017 18 years after Ghulam Mohammad Lone was killed by members of the Ikhwan, led by Nazir Ahmad Lone alias Nazir Gurra, proper investigation of FIR no. 33/1999 at Kangan Police Station has been directed.
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
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
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
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
16 September 2016 Noted human rights defender, Khurram Parvez, was arrested and detained at around 12:30 am today in Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir. He has been detained, without formal arrest or notifications, and in violation of his rights to information, and legal counsel. He has not been provided with any written
STATE VIOLENCE AGAINST PEACEFUL PUBLIC MEETINGS Press Release: 6 September 2016 Over the last week – August 29 to 5 September, of uninterrupted curfew in Kashmir, the government’s unbridled use of force on peaceful public meetings/rallies, which are either funeral processions of the civilians killed by government forces