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 …

Kashmir Crisis Update: Kashmir siege completes four months–December 5, 2019

While the Prime Minister of India had suggested that the situation in Kashmir will return to normal in four months, Kashmir remains under siege had crossed the four month mark. Schools, colleges, and universities, remain closed even as tens of thousands of students have been forced to appear in annual exams. While education remains suspended, …

Kashmir Crisis update on Justice and Legal Developments, Dec.4, 2019

  Statements and Fact Finding Reports On  31st October 2019, the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019 which divides the disputed territory under Indian control into two directly administered Union Territories came into effect. It was accompanied by  a notification for the continuance of President’s Rule, and a spate of new executive orders including orders …

Kashmir crisis update: Day 106 of Kashmir Siege, November 18, 2019

Kashmir crisis update: Day 106 Passing the hundred day mark of loss of autonomy of the state of Jammu and Kashmir, the lockdown of Kashmir Valley enters its 106th day. Kashmir is still without all internet services, SMS text and prepaid phone service. Heads of various government offices have received notice to submit an undertaking …