.: Human Rights

Date: 10 Apr 2013

NEW DELHI, April 10 (INP): Reflecting the grievances of people in Jammu and Kashmir and north-eastern states, the Indian Supreme Court said prolonged deployment of armed forces in disturbed areas was bound to result in extra-judicial killings.



Date: 9 Apr 2013

Srinagar: In yet another twist to Papa Kishtiwari case, slain man’s son Zahoor Ahmad Mir Tuesday alleged that Papa Kashtiwari (Indian paid killer) resorted to abusive language against him inside the court and threatened to kill him. Mir said that irony is that all this was going in front of the Judge and no action was taken against the SPO.



Date: 9 Apr 2013

New Delhi: Indian Muslim organizations and human rights bodies today demonstrated near Myanmar embassy in the capital against the non- stop violation of human rights, atrocities and inhuman cruel activities meted out on Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar.



Date: 8 Apr 2013

Delhi: The first Irom Sharmila Scholarship has been awarded to twenty two year old Iymon Majeed from Panjipora village of Sopore district, Kashmir. He is studying for an MA in Political Science at Jamia Millia Islamia. Iymon has been writing about Kashmiri experiences under AFSPA and militarism for various publications. In his application Iymon wrote:



Date: 5 Apr 2013

New Delhi: Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) in its press release today stated that President Pranab Mukherjee has reduced the President’s Office to a rubber stamp of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) while rejecting mercy pleas of the death-row convicts as per the advice of the MHA. The President has yesterday rejected mercy pleas in five cases while commuting death sentence in two cases as advised by the Ministry of Home Affairs.



Date: 5 Apr 2013

By Yasir Ashraf

JAMMU: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has termed the infamous Kunan-Poshpora mass rape as a “horror night for victims” and slammed the successive governments in its annual report for ignoring the victims.



Date: 5 Apr 2013

By Yasir Ashraf

JAMMU: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has termed the infamous Kunan-Poshpora mass rape as a “horror night for victims” and slammed the successive governments in its annual report for ignoring the victims.



Date: 5 Apr 2013

By Marouf Ahmad Parray

Srinagar: A 27-year-old Kashmiri scholar’s dream to join a prestigious Italian institute for research has hit a roadblock—he has been denied passport by authorities here.



Date: 3 Apr 2013

16,000 kanals retained in Akhnoor; no rent paid to owners

By Yasir Ashraf

JAMMU: Army has retained more than 16,000 kanals of land in Akhnoor, Jammu, where it had laid landmines on 28,096 kanals during the Kargil war of 1999 with no rent paid to the land owners so far, the government said Tuesday.



Date: 1 Apr 2013

Srinagar: The father of slain Baramullah youth has claimed that police tried to implicate a youth in false case as the said youth had given witness into the killing of his son Tahir Ahmed Sofi.



Date: 1 Apr 2013

CRPF allegedly beat inmates and ransacked houses

Srinagar: Amid stone pelting and shut down in South Kashmir’s Shopian district CRPF personnel ransacked the houses and smashed the window panes of vehicles. A girl student was beaten to pulp by CRPF personnel who were shifted to hospital.



Date: 30 Mar 2013

Srinagar: A joint meeting of pro freedom leaders including JKLF (H) chairman Javed ahmed Mir, Muslim Conference chairman Shabir Ahmed Dar, Islamic political party chairman Mohammad Yousuf Naqash was held to discuss the prevailing situation in Kashmir, the continued house arrest of Syed Ali Shah Geelani & Mohammad Yasin Malik and subsequent arrest then shifting of Shabir Ahmed shah to Kotbalwal jail by state government came under sharp criticism.



Date: 30 Mar 2013

Er Bilal Ahmed

Srinagar: The fresh reports about alleged harassment of Kashmiri youth studying in Ghousia College of Engineering Ramanagran Karnataka has created fear and psychosis among the parents here, who are expressing apprehensions over the safety and security of their children.



Date: 28 Mar 2013

Srinagar: “I was emotional and wept a lot when I read the news about my disappeared son who according to police sources is planning a ‘Fidayeen Attack’ in Srinagar. He was picked up by Army in 2003 and ever since Army was denying its involvement about his arrest but on Wednesday I was shocked when I read the story about my son



Date: 28 Mar 2013

NC has mastered the art of deception, duplicity and doublespeak

After paying obeisance to New Delhi and dancing on its tunes for over four years since he occupied the chief minister’s gaddi in alliance with the Congress Omar Abdullah has suddenly changed his tune as a matter of political convenience.



Date: 27 Mar 2013

Jammu, March 27 (KNS): Ruling out any possibility of scrapping the controversial Public Safety Act, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah today said the government was committed not to allow misuse of the law. He said the law was enforced in the state even before the onset of militancy in late 80’s.



Date: 26 Mar 2013

Andrabi a victim Of human Rights Violation

Saleem Yousuf

Srinagar: Jammu & Kashmir High Court Bar Association (HCBA) Srinagar Is going to organize A Seminar On ‘Martyr Jalil ul Qadar Andrabi” (A victim Of human Rights Violation) and “Police Bill”(A tool Prepared For Perpetration of Human Rights violation In State Of J&k) on 27 March (Today)at 10:30 am in Sadder Court Premises.



Date: 26 Mar 2013

Srinagar (CNS): Scores of wives of former ‘militants’ held a protest in Press Enclave Srinagar on Tuesday. Most of the women belonging from Pakistan and Pak administered Kashmir lamented their return to Kashmir stating that they Rehabilitation Policy for militants proved a hoax as despite living peacefully they are not being harassed frequently but also being deprived from all sort of soups and facilities.



Date: 26 Mar 2013

Srinagar (CNS): State Human Rights Commission has issued an advisory in the interest of general public in which people have been advised not to wash their eyes in case they feel sensation or irritation because of pepper gas.



Date: 22 Mar 2013

Srinagar, Mar 22 (KNS): The Supreme Court Friday barred the preventive detention of Masrat Alam Bhat without giving the Muslim League leader a week to take action against any proposed detention.



Date: 22 Mar 2013

New Delhi: Releasing “Nobody’s children: Juveniles of Conflict Affected Districts of India”, the first ever report on the state of juvenile justice in conflict afflicted districts of India, Asian Centre for Human Rights (ACHR) stated that though a heated debate has been raging at national level with respect to lowering the age of juveniles in the wake of the gruesome rape of a young woman



Date: 22 Mar 2013

Srinagar: Ever since Delhi Police claimed to have averted a possible terror strike in the national capital with the arrest of Kashmiri militant, Kashmiri people residing in different parts of Delhi were picked up and thoroughly questioned. CNS received various phone calls from New Delhi where callers alleged that Delhi Police is continuously harassing them.



Date: 22 Mar 2013

Srinagar: Despite being proved by the State Home Department and Police that Assam Regiment was directly involved in the cold blooded murder of a 12th class innocent student from Soitang, Srinagar, the Defence Ministry of India is not according sanctions to prosecute nine soldiers including an Army officer of the said regiment.



Date: 21 Mar 2013

SRINAGAR : Amnesty International (AI) today asked the police and security forces to suspend the use of “pepper gas” in Jammu and Kashmir.
In a statement AI said, “In view of the recent deaths and harmful effects on bystanders, Amnesty International calls for security forces to suspend the use of pepper gas in Jammu and Kashmir



Date: 18 Mar 2013

Clemente Ferrer

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights states in Article 26 solemnly the right of parents to educate their own children.

There is a close relationship between procreation and education, to the point that education is considered an extension or



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