Kashmir’s internet siege: A report by the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society

Digital sieges are a technique of political repression in Kashmir, and a severe impediment to the enjoyment of internationally and constitutionally guaranteed civil, political, and socio-economic rights. They curtail circulation of news and information, restrict social and emergency communications, and silence and criminalize all forms of political interactions and mobilizations https://kashmirscholars.files.wordpress.com/2020/08/kashmirs-internet-siege-jkccs-report-august-2020-1.pdf Kashmir's internet siege: A …

Impact of lock down on human rights in Jammu and Kashmir, Forum for Human rights in J&K report, July 23, 2020

This report published almost a year after the lockdown of Aug 5, 2019, paints a grim picture of human rights situation in Jammu and Kashmir. The report states that the year long lock down has had serious negative impact on public health and basic human rights of the population have been violated. Frequent closures, now …

Kashmir scholars seek immediate intervention in curbs on press freedom in Indian Administered Kashmir, April 20, 2020

Kashmri Scholars write to the UN Special Rapporteur on the Promotion and Protection of the Right to Freedom of Opinion and Expression. To  Prof. David Kaye  United Nations Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom of opinion and expression cc: PEN International Committee to Protect Journalists  Freedom of the Press Foundation …

Kashmir scholars seek immediate intervention of the United Nations to end hostilities between India and Pakistan on the Line of Control

To                                                                                       April 13, 2020 His Excellency Antonio Gueterres, Secretary-General, United Nations CC: All members of the United Nations Security Council, Robert Mardini, Permanent Observer of the International Committee of the Red Cross to the United Nations Re: Open letter to the UN Secretary General and the UN Security Council  Request Urgent Action on the fighting on …