Amnesty Int’l urged to advocate for release of Yasin Malik from Indian jail

MIRPUR  ( AJK) November 23 (APP): Amnesty International, a global human rights organization, has confirmed receiving an appeal for the early release of illustrious Kashmiri politician and Chairman of Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Yaseen Malik from continual detention, currently languishing in an Indian infamous jail. In response to his appeal, Amnesty International has been… Continue reading Amnesty Int’l urged to advocate for release of Yasin Malik from Indian jail

Amnesty Int’l exposes India for using anti-terror, money laundering laws to silence dissent

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ISLAMABAD, Mar 29 (APP): The erosion of the rights of human rights defenders and religious minorities, use of repressive laws including counter-terrorism and money laundering to silence dissent, prolonged detentions, and killings feature today’s India as exposed by Amnesty International in its latest report. The report “The State of the World’s Human Rights 2022/23” said… Continue reading Amnesty Int’l exposes India for using anti-terror, money laundering laws to silence dissent

World HR bodies demand EU to reinforce rights agenda with Indian leaders

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ISLAMABAD, May 4 (APP): Eight human rights bodies in their unanimous statement has demanded of the European Union leaders to raise the fast-deteriorating human rights situation in India during their scheduled summit with the Indian leaders on May 8 in Portugal. “The European leaders should press the Indian government to reverse its abusive and discriminatory… Continue reading World HR bodies demand EU to reinforce rights agenda with Indian leaders

India represses dissent by imposing unlawful restrictions: Amnesty International

Pakistan takes India to task at UNHRC for massive human rights abuses

ISLAMABAD, Apr 16 (APP): Amnesty international in its latest report has highlighted the shrinking space for freedom of expression in India. Indian authorities repressed dissent through unlawful restrictions on peaceful protestors and by silencing critics. Human rights defenders, including students, academics, journalists, and artists, were arbitrarily arrested, often without charge or trial. The report pointed… Continue reading India represses dissent by imposing unlawful restrictions: Amnesty International

Afridi warns oppressed, maimed Kashmir to erupt anytime; world should break silence on Kashmiri genocide

ISLAMABAD, Jan 31 (APP): Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir Shehryar Khan Afridi Sunday urged the world community to break its silence and help Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK) as it was brewing with anger and it may erupt anytime due to uninterrupted and prolonged atrocities being committed on the Kashmiris by… Continue reading Afridi warns oppressed, maimed Kashmir to erupt anytime; world should break silence on Kashmiri genocide

UN experts slam India for targeting rights groups’ exposing abuses in Kashmir, Delhi pogroms

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UNITED NATIONS, Dec 22 (APP): Three United Nations human rights experts have called on India to “immediately” stop its intimidation and a series of reprisals against Amnesty International (AI) in response to the organization’s work in exposing human rights violations in India, especially in occupied Kashmir and during the February anti-Muslim riots in Delhi. London-based… Continue reading UN experts slam India for targeting rights groups’ exposing abuses in Kashmir, Delhi pogroms

At UN, Pak reports intensification of India’s reprisals against Kashmiri human rights defenders

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UNITED NATIONS, Oct 20 (APP): Pakistan has called on the United Nations to closely monitor the situation in the restive Indian Illegally Occupied Kashmir where reprisals and attacks against human rights defenders were growing amid a harsh security clampdown. “Acts of intimidation and reprisals against those who cooperate with the UN system undermine the credibility… Continue reading At UN, Pak reports intensification of India’s reprisals against Kashmiri human rights defenders

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