SHRC asks police to explain

SHRC asks police to explain

Srinagar: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Monday issued notices to the top police brass asking them to explain the reason for Comiti’s arrest. Activist Muhammad Ahsan Untoo had filed a petition (vide number 395) before the SHRC on Monday, asking that the government clarify whether any foreign journalist has the right to highlight […]

Prof Bhat served notice to ‘clear his position’ on meeting with Sharma

Prof Bhat served notice to ‘clear his position’ on meeting with Sharma

Srinagar: Taking cognizance of the “breach in discipline” by one of its executive members, Hurriyat Conference (M) chairperson Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has issued a show-cause notice to president of Muslim Conference, Prof Abdul Gani Bhat, to “clear his position” on his reported meeting with Government of India’s (GoI) special representative on Jammu and Kashmir, Dineshwar […]

India using chemical weapons against civilians in Kashmir: PaK prez

India using chemical weapons against civilians in Kashmir: PaK prez

Srinagar: The president of Pakistan administered Kashmir (PaK) alleged on Sunday that Indian forces were using “chemical weapons against civilians in Kashmir”. He also called upon Pakistan to “remain strong” to be able to secure a solution to Kashmir. PaK president Sardar Masood Khan also alleged, “Crimes against humanity are also being committed there (in […]

JCO injured on LoC in Rajouri

JCO injured on LoC in Rajouri

Jammu: A Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) was injured when the Pakistani forces violated ceasefire by firing at Indian posts along the Line of Control (LoC) in the Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir, an Army official said on Sunday. Pak troops fired at forward posts along the LoC in Bhawani belt of Noushera sector in […]

While babus discussed human rights inside posh auditorium, father and sisters of boy ‘tortured to death in custody’ protested outside

While babus discussed human rights inside posh auditorium, father and sisters of boy ‘tortured to death in custody’ protested outside

Srinagar: On world human rights day, bureaucrats as well as top officials from the government including law minister, Abdul Haq Khan, Inspector General Police, Munir Ahmad Khan, Director General of Police, SP Vaid and Divisional commissioner Kashmir, Baseer Ahmad Khan besides many others were assembled at Sher-e-Kashmir International Conference Centre to discuss and listen about […]

International Human Rights Day: No one allowed to reach JRL seminar

International Human Rights Day: No one allowed to reach JRL seminar

Srinagar: Government forces barred the entry of participants to a seminar scheduled at the Hyderpora residence of Syed Ali Geelani on Saturday. The joint resistance leadership (JRL) was expected to speak at the seminar on the “criminal silence of the world community” on human rights’ violations in Kashmir. The JRL comprising Geelani, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq […]