Kashmir siege: Eighty eight days and counting

Kashmir crisis update, October 30, 2019 October 30, marks eighty five days of the siege and communications clampdown in Kashmir. In another day, the state of Jammu and Kashmir will be officially bifurcated and turned into a Union territory of India. In the Valley, public transportation remains suspended, internet blocked, schools, colleges and universities nonfunctional, …

Association of the Parents of the Disappeared People publishes an important report on state violence and pellet firing victims

In accordance with reports from other international human rights organizations such as Amnesty International, Physicians for Human Rights as well as the United Nations’ Office of the Human Rights Commissioner’s 2018 Kashmir-specific report, APDP calls for the following recommendations regarding ongoing use of pellet guns in Kashmir: Ban the use of pellet-firing shotguns in Jammu …

Day 70 of Kashmir Siege

Day 70 of Kashmir under siege : October 14, 2019 The Kashmir siege completes day seventy,  life in Kashmir remains disrupted. To date, we now have five on the ground fact finding reports from members of the Indian civil society Report 1, Report 2, Report 3, Report 4, Report 5 All reports have been uniformly disturbing, …