Kashmir Scholars publish a biography of the Association of the Parents of Disappeared Persons, Kashmir

There are reportedly over 8,000 cases of enforced disappearances in Indian administeredJammu and Kashmir. These disappearances began in the 1990s evenbefore the enactment and implementation of The Jammu & Kashmir Armed ForcesSpecial Powers Act (AFSPA) in September 1990, which provides impunity for India’sarmed forces.The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons, Kashmir (APDP) was co-foundedin 1994 …

Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry publishes a preliminary economic loss assessment report

Kashmir Chamber of Commerce and Industry has issued a preliminary loss assessment report for the period of Aug 5-Dec. 3, 2019. "The agenda of development itself, in view of existing situation and the injured financial condition of locals, would appear to be segregationist and predatory in nature," states the report. "There is a feeling among …

Kashmir Crisis Day 160 of the Siege, January 11, 2020

Kashmir Crisis Day 160 In response to petitions filed against the communications blockade and other restrictions in Jammu and Kashmir since August, 5, the Supreme Court of India responded with lofty words on fundamental rights and free speech while failing to apply these principles in Kashmir. The internet blockade the longest ever on record, has …

Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society releases its annual human rights report, Dec. 31, 2019

The year 2019 will be remembered as a landmark year in the annals of J&K’s chequeredhistory as the last vestiges of J&K’s limited autonomy were permanently revoked by theGovernment of India on August 5, 2019. The decision was taken unilaterally without anyconsultation with the people of Jammu and Kashmir in violation of Article 1.1 of …

Concerned Citizens Group of India issues it sixth and seventh report on the Kashmir Crisis

Sixth and seventh report of the CCG Signatories include Yashwant Sinha, former member of the BJP and former Finance and Foreign Minister of India , Wajahat Habibullah, former National Chief Information Commissioner, Air Vice Marshall (R) Kapil Kak, Bharat Bhushan, Senior Journalist  Their demands: 1. Release forthwith all Kashmiris who were taken into preventive detention  under …

Kashmir 120 Days: A report by the Association of the Parents of the Disappeared People

APDP releases a detailed report on 120 days of lockdown. Executive Summary This report is a narrative of the situation that arose in Kashmir valley, after the events of August 5th 2019. The report sheds light on the impact of the abrogation of Article 370 in the Indian Administered State of Jammu of Kashmir. The …