UN LED REFERENDUM IN GILGIT BALTISTAN Press Release: 15th January 2016 The newspaper reportage about the possible Pakistani Government’s decision to ‘legally’ integrate Gilgit – Baltistan region into Pakistan, which otherwise is part of the disputed territory of the erstwhile region of Jammu and Kashmir, is worrisome.
GRAVEDIGGER – WITNESS, ATTA MOHAMMAD DEAD Press Release: 11th January 2016 Atta Mohammad (75) of Bimyar, Chahal, Uri died last night after prolonged ailment. Atta Mohammad is one such brave Kashmiri who despite an atmosphere of militarization and repression, continued to speak truth. In the last 25 years of violent
LET TRUTH PREVAIL Mufti Mohammad Sayed’s death is being conducted by the government exactly the way he himself conducted his politics in Jammu and Kashmir, which was full of lies, opportunism and rhetoric. Since the creation of People’s Democratic Party (PDP), Mufti Sayed and his party workers have been
This case study and timeline of events of Sopore massacre has been earlier published in the IPTK/APDP report Structures of Violence: The Indian State in Jammu and Kashmir (for full report here is the link http://www.jkccs.net/structures-of-violence-the-indian-state-in-jammu-and-kashmir-2/) Site Map of the Sopore massacre THE MASSACRE AT SOPORE ON 6th JANUARY 1993 TIMELINE
No justice as legal proceedings suspended 23rd anniversary of Sopore massacre – 6 January 1993 Press release, 5 January 2016 23 years after the Sopore massacre on 6 January 1993, the legal proceedings stand suspended as there exists no will to allow processes of justice to proceed despite overwhelming evidence
ASSOCIATION OF PARENTS OF DISAPPEARED PERSONS Press Release: December 22, 2015 The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) is deeply concerned over the recent disappearance of three men from Kupwara, who, on November 17, went missing after being called by a Territorial Army (TA) man of 160 Battalion from
Mufti’s rhetoric and unabated patronage of SOG Press Release 20 November 2015 The Special Operations Group (SOG) of the Jammu and Kashmir Police has been illegally created, and draws support for its criminal activities through the State and its functionaries. There exists no “creation order” for the Special Operations Group
PRESS NOTE: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Srinagar, September 09, 2015 INTERNATIONAL PEOPLES’ TRIBUNAL ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND JUSTICE IN INDIAN-ADMINISTERED KASHMIR [IPTK] / ASSOCIATION OF PARENTS OF DISAPPEARED PERSONS [APDP] announce the release of: Structures of Violence: The Indian State in Jammu and Kashmir at a press conference on