.: Human Rights

Date: 9 Jul 2014

Baghdad (Human Rights Watch): Iraq’s new media guidelines are so vague as to be wide open to abuse. The guidelines unjustifiably restrict freedom of the press, including by requiring pro-governmental coverage. The government-run Communications and Media Commission (CMC) issued the “mandatory” guidelines on June 18, 2014, to regulate media “during the war on terror.”

Date: 8 Jul 2014

Srinagar: A day after State Home Department overruled recommendation for reinstatement of three policemen and ordered their dismissal for being involved in the killing of seven innocent civilians including two brothers in Brakpora, Anantnag, 14 years back, the families of the victims Tuesday termed

Date: 6 Jul 2014

Srinagar: While demanding the release of all the political prisoners including Masarat Alam Bhat, Amir Hamzah, Mushtaq-ul-Islam, Dr. Ghulam Mohammad Bhat, Abdullah Nasir, Abdul Gani Bhat, Assadullah Parray, Javaid Ahmad Falay, Nisar Ahmad Bhat, Abdul Majeed Lone, Showkat Hakeem, Manzoor Ahmad Wani, Mehraj-ud-Din Nandah, Molvi Sajad

Date: 26 Jun 2014


Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) Thursday stated that it will use its power if the police fails to carry DNA sampling and identification of the persons buried in unmarked graves in Kashmir valley.

Date: 26 Jun 2014

Craig Murray, Former British Ambassador

183 Egyptian political prisoners sentenced to death: international silence. One Australian reporter given prison sentence: international outrage.

Date: 24 Jun 2014

Youth offering invaluable sacrifices

Srinagar: President DAK Dr Nisar ul Hassan today in a statement while condemning the killing of youth and injuring four others by security forces at Sopore termed it barbaric and brutal. By resorting to indiscriminate firing on peaceful protestors shows sheer frustration and anger of security forces.

Date: 24 Jun 2014

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Friday censured Government Forces for killing a youth on Monday in Krankshivan Sopore terming it a gross human rights violation.

Date: 24 Jun 2014

“Have no faith in probe, what happened in past will be repeated in present’

Sopore: Exonerating Army, the father of the Sopore slain youth Tuesday claimed that his son was gunned down by a local policeman who abruptly came down from his vehicle and resorted to indiscriminate firing.

Date: 20 Jun 2014

Abdul Hamid Mir

Crime against women shows an increasing trend because of the unnecessary ‘exposure’ of female folk. A woman is safe at home and is susceptible to vulgarity once she steps outside unprotected. Despite her empowerment she continues to be exploited. Employment of women is adding to their miseries instead of solving them.

Date: 20 Jun 2014


Early this month, at the University of Westminster, Parveena Ahangar narrated her battle as a Kashmiri mother whose son remains untraceable ever since the Indian Army arrested him in 1990.

Date: 18 Jun 2014

Lahore: The Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP) has strongly condemned the police action at the Tahirul Qadri Secretariat on Tuesday, in which eight people were killed, and at least 90 injured.

Date: 17 Jun 2014

707 FIR’s filed against juveniles

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Home Department has revealed that 16,329 Public Safety Act’s (PSA’s) have been slapped so far since 1988, the year when armed struggle started in Kashmir Valley.

Date: 17 Jun 2014

Srinagar: 1311 complaints and FIR’s have been so far lodged against government forces for different acts including rape and killings since 1988.

The Home Department according to CNS in response to a query sought under RTI by Abdul Manan Bukhari, legal cell head of Hurriyat (M),

Date: 12 Jun 2014

Islamabad: The Regional Initiative for a South Asia Human Rights Mechanism along with fifty civil society organisations and human rights defenders called on Pakistan and other South Asian States to work collaboratively towards the establishment of a robust South Asia Human Rights Mechanism.

Date: 11 Jun 2014


Absence of law and misuse of law are absolutely two different things belonging to the same category but the latter is more dangerous rather heinously harmful. Wise people say ‘a society could never be made prosperous through charity; prosperity is directly linked with the presence of justice.’

Date: 10 Jun 2014


CLMC demands to Prime Minister of India

Hyderabad, A.P, India: Civil Liberties Monitoring Committee strongly condemns the brutal killing of Mohsin Sadiq Sheikh who was in IT profession and comes from the poor family. He was killed by Hindu Rashtra Sena in a well planned manner just

Date: 8 Jun 2014

Srinagar: South Kashmir Civil Society(SKCS) strongly condemns the recent molestation cases reported by section of media. SKCS terms incidents terrible, brute and atrocious.

As such, Society demands thorough, impartial and time- bound probe whether it is the chopping-off an ear of a girl student or a teacher who has reportedly molested a girl

Date: 7 Jun 2014

New York (June 8, 2014)—Hundreds of Sikhs from New York and neighboring States held a “Sovereignty March” outside the United Nations Headquarters yesterday. The event was organized on the 30th anniversary of the Darbar Sahib invasion by the Indian Army in June 1984.

Date: 5 Jun 2014

‘Every fifth Kashmiri victim of torture’

Srinagar: ‘Voice of Victims’ a state human rights defender group Thursday claimed that 471 torture centers are still existing in Kashmir.

Date: 3 Jun 2014

Baramulla: Muhammad Afsar Khan son of Muhammad Muzaffar resident of Binner Sherwaniabad Baramulla and her wife Zahida narrated a woeful tale about Indian army captain’s alleged repression who is posted at F-Company Venkara Binner Baramulla. While displaying his bruised body, Muhammad Afsar Khan, the father of seven daughters told CNS that from past one year 46 Rashtriya Rifles F-Company Captain Balihan aka Major Saleem aka Gabar Singh is after him and compelling him to act as his informer.

Date: 30 May 2014

Shopian: The family of Neelofar and Asiya Jan, the Shopian women, who were allegedly murdered and raped in 2009 Friday reiterated that justice has been brazenly denied to them.

Date: 29 May 2014

Srinagar: On the eve of fifth death anniversary of two Shopian women, a sit-in protest was held in the town on Thursday in solidarity with the victims.

Date: 29 May 2014

Srinagar: On the eve of fifth death anniversary of two Shopian women, dozens of Kashmir University students on Thursday staged a protest sit-in in Hazratbal campus of the varsity, witnesses said here.

Date: 26 May 2014


This highly civilized, educated and marvelously scientific world of today says that child labour is simply a severe violation of basic human rights; but in spite of this realization, throughout the world more than 215 million children aging from five to seventeen are compelled to work under conditions that are considered illegal, perilous and extremely

Date: 24 May 2014

Stages protest in Srinagar

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir women’s democratic forum Saturday staged a protest seeking justice for the two Shopian women who were allegedly raped and murdered in 2009.

Party female workers led by Chairperson Tanveer Fatima were carrying placards and banners seeking justice for all women

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