AJK President lauds UN report on human rights situation in IIOJK

MIRPUR (AJK): Apr 18 (APP): Welcoming a letter written by the UN human rights experts to the Indian government regarding the human rights situation in Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK), AJK President Sardar Masood Khan said that the situation is far worse than the human rights violations mentioned in the letter. He said… Continue reading AJK President lauds UN report on human rights situation in IIOJK

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

Indian, Pakistani delegates clash over Kashmir at UN

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UNITED NATIONS, Jan 29 (APP): Delegates of India and Pakistan got into a fresh verbal duel in the UN General Assembly on Thursday, after Pakistani Ambassador Munir Akram exposed New Delhi’s human rights abuses in the occupied Kashmir as well as the design of the BJP-RSS extremists against Pakistan. Indian delegate Vidisha Maitra reacted to… Continue reading Indian, Pakistani delegates clash over Kashmir at UN

HRW slams India for rights abuses in Kashmir, attacks against country’s Muslims and crackdown on critics

NEW YORK, Jan 14 (APP): A prominent international human rights watchdog body has denounced Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government for intensifying repression in Jammu and Kashmir, targeting Muslims in India and for harassing, arresting and prosecuting activists, journalists, and others critics. In its World Report 2021, New York-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) said the… Continue reading HRW slams India for rights abuses in Kashmir, attacks against country’s Muslims and crackdown on critics

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