.: Human Rights

Date: 4 Oct 2015

October 03, 2015

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) nurse Lajos Zoltan Jecs was in Kunduz trauma hospital when the facility was struck by a series of aerial bombing raids in the early hours of Saturday morning. He describes his experience:

Date: 4 Oct 2015

Kabul/Brussels. 3 October 2015: The international medical organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) condemns in the strongest possible terms the horrific aerial bombing of its hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan. Twelve staff members and at least seven patients, including three children, were killed; 37 people were injured including 19 staff members. This attack constitutes a grave violation of International Humanitarian Law.

Date: 3 Oct 2015

Bandipora: The family of Islami Tanzeem Azadi head, Abdul Samad Inqalabi Saturday alleged that Police have not presented Iqalabi before any magistrate and he has been ‘illegally’ detained in Sub-Jail Baramulla.

Date: 29 Sep 2015

The Hague: On 8 September 2015, the Government of Ukraine lodged a second declaration pursuant to article 12(3) of the Rome Statute – the founding treaty of the International Criminal Court (“ICC” or the “Court”) – accepting the exercise of jurisdiction by the Court over alleged crimes committed “in the territory of Ukraine since 20 February 2014”, with no end date.

Date: 22 Sep 2015

Srinagar: Violent protests broke out in the frontier district Kupwara after an Indian army vehicle allegedly ran over there female pedestrians including a minor girl near Panzgam hamlet on Tuesday morning.

Date: 14 Sep 2015

Srinagar: The family members of a South Kashmir youth Monday said that their loved one Mushtaq Ahmed Lone is on hunger strike from past 17 days in Tihar jail while measures are taken to ensure his safety and he is even not moved to any hospital for medical checkup.

Date: 14 Sep 2015

Baramulla: Amir Reshi, one among the three youth whose dead body was found in North Kashmir’s Pattan orchard was a mason by profession who had gone missing from his native place Sheva Sopore on July 15 this year.

Date: 13 Sep 2015

Srinagar (GNV): Expressing its deep concern and anguish over the attack on the Kashmiri students in Udhaipour Rajasthan, All Parties Hurriyat Conference criticized the state government for completely failing in stopping the mistreatment and attacks on the Kashmiri students studying outside the state and said that they are merely doing lip service over this issue.

Date: 9 Sep 2015

Srinagar: 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 Wednesday, September 09, 2015, in Srinagar, Kashmir [Report available at:www.jkccs.net]

Date: 7 Sep 2015

Srinagar: The family members of three persons who were killed in a staged encounter by Indian army in 2010 have hailed the lifer to 6 soldiers including a Colonel by a Court today.

Talking to Srinagar-based news gathering agency Global News Service (GNS),

Date: 7 Sep 2015

Srinagar: Indian Army’s court Martial on Monday confirmed the life sentences of six army personnel including two army officers in the 2010 Machil fake encounter.

Talking to GNS, Army’s Northern Command spokesperson said six army soldiers including two officers namely Col Dinesh Pathania, Captain Opendra, Havaldar Devender Kumar, Lance Naik Lakhmi

Date: 1 Sep 2015

MS Nazki

Poonch: Indian Army in Balakote sector of Poonch district yesterday stopped a bridegroom procession (Baraat) and detained guests include bride for three long hours. The incident has triggered protests in the area and people has sought apology from the army.

Date: 1 Sep 2015

Srinagar: The Supreme Court of India has directed police not to arrest an Indian army Brigadier in connection with the custodial disappearance of a man, Manzoor Ahmad Dar from Rawalpora here Srinagar, in 2002.

Date: 29 Aug 2015

Srinagar: Pro freedom leaders Saturday appealed international community to find out the whereabouts of those Kashmiri people who according to them have been lying in the hundreds of unmarked graves in Kashmir.

Date: 24 Aug 2015

Molestation bid sparks shutdown and violent protest in Pulwama

Pulwama: Police resorted to aerial firing and tear-gas shelling to quell violent protests in South Kashmir’s Pulwama district on Monday.

Reports said that situation turned ugly when people spotted an SOG man from Jammu Kashmir Police

Date: 21 Aug 2015

Courts quashes Masrat’s detention under PSA

Srinagar: After over four months, the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Friday quashed the detention under Public Safety Act (PSA) of pro-freedom Kashmiri leader Masarat Alam.

Date: 21 Aug 2015

Srinagar: Muslim Deeni Mahaz has strongly condemned the slapping of PSA on MDM leader Bilal Ahmad Kakpori. It termed the act as a sheer frustration of the administration.

Date: 10 Aug 2015

Srinagar: Indian Civil Society will launch an anti-AFSPA campaign from September 21 next month. Hindu scholar and renowned civil society member Swami Agnivesh told CNS that the campaign will be kicked off from Jantar Mantar in New Delhi and through India, the peace loving people and Indian civil society members will stage and organize a non-violent movement against the draconian Armed Forces Special Powers Act.

Date: 3 Aug 2015

Clemente Ferrer

"We share dreams" is the slogan of an Ad published in newspapers of wide circulation. It intends to sponsor a child of one of the many countries that are in poverty. This advertising campaign has been promoted in Spain by the NGO Intervida.

Date: 31 Jul 2015

‘TeH calls for shutdown in Pattan on Saturday’

Srinagar: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat has appealed people of Pattan in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district to observe a complete shutdown on Saturday in memory of the 12 innocent people including two cops who were allegedly murdered by Indian Army

Date: 30 Jul 2015

Urges to check Indian human rights record in Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar: The present Indian Prime Minister as well as the former continues to thrust for a permanent seat in United Nations Security Council, during their addresses at the various International foras including in their repeated discourse

Date: 29 Jul 2015

‘Will look into matter’: SSP

Srinagar: A ‘hapless’ and wailing petrol pump owner from Batamaloo locality of Srinagar city who runs a filling station North Kashmir’s Pattan town Wednesday alleged that officers from Chanapora police chowki has been harassing him and from past couple of days have been threatening him of dire consequences in case he fails to report at the police chowki.

Date: 25 Jul 2015

Srinagar: While taking strong notice of the harassing of a senior Tehreek-e-Hurriyat official in frontier district of Kupwara and taking photographs of him by the Indian army, All Parties Hurriyat Conference (G) cautioned that the attitude of the army is very ambiguous and suspicious which has created concerns about the safety of the Tehreek-e-Hurriyat officials.

Date: 22 Jul 2015

‘Not a single innocent civilian was touched: Indian Army

Srinagar: Locals of few hamlets from South Kashmir’s Kulgam district Thursday alleged that Indian soldiers from 1 RR went on a rampage and beat scores of people to pulp ‘without any provocation’ on Tuesday evening.

Date: 21 Jul 2015

New Delhi: “Hanging of Yaqub Menon before justice is done to the victims of the post-Babri demolition riots of Bombay in December 1992 and January 1993 is murder of justice, said Dr Zafarul-Islam Khan, President of All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat, the umbrella body of Indian Muslim organisations and eminent personalities.

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