.: Human Rights

Date: 3 Jul 2013

Seeks report from DGP and DC Bandipora

Srinagar: Sate Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has taken a suo moto cognizance of the killing of two innocent youth by Indian Army at Markundal and has sought reports from Director General of Police and Deputy Commissioner Bandipora.

Date: 28 Jun 2013

Srinagar: Blaming Inspector General Inder Singh Negi, of the Into-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) for the enforced disappearance of Kashmiri youth Mohammad Ashraf Koka, Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons Friday said that the officer who frequently appears on news channels briefing about the ITBP rescue and relief operations in Uttarakhand.

Date: 26 Jun 2013

Srinagar: The Centre for Policy Analysis (CPA) New Delhi has dispatched a letter to Prime Minister of India Dr Manmohan Singh seeking justice for the rape victims of Kunan Poshpora.

In the letter, the CPA has reminded the Prime Minister that people of Kashmir are too much agitated over Kunan Poshpora mass rape incident.

Date: 26 Jun 2013

Srinagar: To honour and commemorate the martyrs and victims who fell to ‘barbarism’ of Papa Kishtwari, congregational prayers were held at Alamdar Park, Braine Nishat.

Hundreds of people from Srinagar and Panpore arrived at Nishat to pay homage and tributes to those who allegedly fell to the bullets of infamous killer Papa Kishtawari during the heydays of militancy in Kashmir.

Date: 22 Jun 2013

Srinagar: For 22 years, the villagers of Kunan Poshpora have lived with injustice. For 22 years, civil society and human rights activists, journalists, lawyers, social workers, and Indians, came, heard their story, clicked their pictures, and left. There have been contributions along the way, but, mostly, it has been 22 years of absolute and continued injustice.

Date: 18 Jun 2013

AHMEDABAD: The mother of Mumbai teenager Ishrat Jahan, killed along with three others in an alleged fake encounter by Gujarat Police in 2004, on Tuesday claimed her daughter was "innocent" and cited the arrest of several policemen in the case to support her assertion.

Date: 18 Jun 2013

Sarinagar (PR): Today, on 18th June 2013, the Judicial Magistrate Kupwara J. A. Geelani, while dismissing the conclusions made by the police in the recently filed closure report in the case of Kunan Poshpora mass rape of 23-24 February 1991 returned the case file to the police, asking for “further investigation to unravel the identity of those who happen to be perpetrators”.

Date: 18 Jun 2013

Srinagar: Ahad Jan the man who was booked for hurling shoe on Chief Minister in 2010 Tuesday claimed that he is receiving threat phone calls from different quarters. “I frequently receive phone calls and the callers threaten me of dire consequences for no apparent reason,” he told CNS adding the all these calls come from an unknown numbers and these numbers are not visible on the display of the mobile set.

Date: 18 Jun 2013

Srinagar: The families of three youth who were killed in fake Machil encounter in April 2010 have alleged that no action has been taken against the guilty and all the culprits involved should be brought to justice without any delay.

Date: 17 Jun 2013

Srinagar: Scores of women appeared in Press Enclave Srinagar on Monday seeking whereabouts of their loved ones who had got disappeared allegedly at the hands of security personnel during militancy .

Shabnam Banoo from Gangbou, Batamaloo while narrating her woeful tale about her brother told CNS that they are looking for Manzoor Ahmed Dar from past 16 years

Date: 15 Jun 2013

Lahore: Syed Anwer Aleemi, Advocate, Chairman- HUMAN RIGHTS INTERNATIONAL –HRI has said in his address to COORDINATORS specially gathered at Lahore , Pakistan that all possible efforts would be made to unite human rights activists and their respective organizations. In his address he unveiled that more than 5000 human rights organizations were in our contact and valuable correspondence with them were in progress.

Date: 15 Jun 2013

Court directs prosecution to produce witness

Srinagar: Refusing the plea for having in camera trial, a city court has directed prosecution to produce witnesses in a murder case of a contractor against Papa Kishtwari at the earliest.

Date: 14 Jun 2013


Srinagar: An eight member delegation of Indian civil society and parliamentarians today visited the Kunan-Poshpora villages and met the victims of alleged 1991 mass-rape incident.

Date: 14 Jun 2013

New Delhi, June 14: Eminent civil and human rights activists have asked some serious questions to Intelligence Bureau regarding the alleged involvement of the agency in the encounter of Ishrat Jahan and her three friends in Ahmedabad. The activists said the agency is nervous at the way CBI investigation is going on in the fake encounter and as the involvement of a high-level officer of the agency is becoming clearer.

Date: 11 Jun 2013


On July 30, 2010,Adil Ramzan,13, was returning to his home in Palhallan in Baramulla district, 30 km north of Srinagar, after offering Friday prayers when his father received a call from an unknown number. Adil received a bullet injury during a protest, the caller informed.

Date: 10 Jun 2013

Tral: Huge population of South Kashmir’s Tral town alleged that during the 20 hours long crackdown in Dadasara, Tral and Kuchmulla, Indian Army personnel used all means to scare them whole night. “These Army personnel yelled, beat the drums and blew whistles whole night. Children were so frightened and no one was able to sleep during the dreadful night,” one of the residents told CNS.

Date: 10 Jun 2013

Urges HR groups to investigate the matter

Srinagar: Holding army responsible for large scale human rights abuses in the Valley, Chairman Hurriyat Conference Syed Ali Shah Geelani Monday lashed out at armed forces over their inhuman approach while handing the body of slain militant Muhammad Abbas of Pulwama.

Date: 9 Jun 2013

Madrassa teacher picked up for questioning

Srinagar: Police on Saturday detained one more person from Doda region of Jammu for questioning in connection with the arrest of ‘encounter specialist’ police officer Shiv Kumar Sharma .

Official sources said that police detained Irshad Ahmad son of Ghulam Mohamammad of Dadpath Kishtwar for questions related to the case in which Sub-Inspector Shiv Kumar Sharma,

Date: 9 Jun 2013

Srinagar: Scores of Kashmiri people implicated in anti-national cases are languishing in Jaipur, Gujrat, Rajsthan, Banglore and Tihar jails. Some have even completed their term but still the respective state governments are reluctant to release them.

Date: 6 Jun 2013

Srinagar: The Kashmir High Court Bar Association (KHCBA) Thursday demanded an independent committee be constituted to scrutinize the cases of those persons who have earned awards and promotions by killing youths belonging to the Muslim community of the state.

Date: 4 Jun 2013

Submits detailed report to Divisional Commissioner

Pattan: Deputy Commissioner Baramulla Khawaja Ghulam Ahmad Tuesday soon after calling a meeting of administrative, Army and police officials submitted his report on the alleged atrocities committed by government forces in North Kashmir’s Palhallan area of Pattan Town.

Date: 4 Jun 2013

Geneva - International Council for Human Rights (ICHR) - Kashmir Project together with its partner International Human Rights Association for American Minorities (IHRAAM) submitted a written statement to the UN Human Rights Council in its twenty-third session under agenda item 3 on Landmines in Jammu and Kashmir. The statement was officially issued and published by UNHRC and it reads the following:

Date: 3 Jun 2013

HC seeks compliance report of CBI probe

By Marouf Ahmad Parray

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Monday directed government of India to file compliance report regarding probe by the CBI into the infamous 1998 Sailan massacre of Poonch district in which 19 members of three families were brutally murdered.

Date: 2 Jun 2013

Baramulla: Magisterial committee constituted to probe the killing of Baramulla youth, Tahir Ahmad Sofi is going to submit the report within a weak. Probe panel headed by Additional Deputy Commissioner Baramulla, Manzoor Ahmed Qadri told CNS that the probe is almost complete and he is going to submit the report within next four to five days.

Date: 1 Jun 2013

New Delhi: Terming Khalid Mujahid’s death in the custody as inhuman, barbaric, which exposes dubious terror probes and custodial tortures to accused, Jamaat-e-Islami Hind has demanded the government to stop custodial killings and arrest and prosecute the police officers who falsely arrest and implicate innocent youths in terror cases, and the guilty jail officials.

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