Appoint judicial officer to monitor probe: Bar

Appoint judicial officer to monitor probe: Bar

Srinagar: Kashmir High Court Bar Association on Friday demanded that a judicial officer should monitor probe into the killing of Muhammad Yousuf Lone. “Those who killed Lone should be brought to book and the investigation of the case should be monitored by a judicial officer to be appointed for the purpose, in consultation with the […]

Life of Asiya, Fehmeeda in danger in lockup, says Bar

Life of Asiya, Fehmeeda in danger in lockup, says Bar

Srinagar: Kashmir High Court Bar Association has strongly condemns the continued detention of Asiya Andrabi and Fehmida Sofi as well as imposition of 35th order of detention under PSA on senior Hurriyat Conference leader Masrat Alam Bhat by the government. In a statement, a spokesman of the lawyers’ body demanded immediate release of Asiya and […]

Judicial Activism of Sorts

Judicial Activism of Sorts

The Supreme Court of India had told the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association that it would ask the administration to take a step back in Kashmir if the Association could persuade stone pelters off the streets. The Court had overlooked the Centre’s objection to a court mediated process while urging the bar to […]

Statements of Madhav, Ganga expose Delhi’s ‘genocide policy’: Bar

Statements of Madhav, Ganga expose Delhi’s ‘genocide policy’: Bar

SRINAGAR: Kashmir High Court Bar Association on Friday strongly condemned the statements of Ram Madhav, BJP National General Secretary, and Chander Prakash Gupta, J&K Industries Minister, over their recent statements. While Madhav stated that the idea of using a Kashmiri man as a human shield by army officer was a right thing as “everything was […]

Attorney General’s defense to human shield unjustified, says Bar

Attorney General’s defense to human shield unjustified, says Bar

Srinagar: The Kashmir High Court Bar Association on Wednesday termed the Indian Attorney General’s statement, defending army for tying of youth to bonnet of a jeep, as unjustified and asked him to advise government of India to protect and not violate human rights. “In terms of Article 5 of Universal Declaration on Human Rights, 1948, […]

Forces actions “inhuman and beastly”: Bar

Forces actions “inhuman and beastly”: Bar

Srinagar: The J&K High Court Bar Association has termed the actions of government forces on Saturday in Pulwama Degree college as “inhuman and beastly” and strongly condemned the killing of a youth at Batamaloo in Srinagar. Bar Association has appealed international human rights organisation as well as the members of Indian Civil Society to “come […]

Bar condemns torching of shacks of Rohingya Muslims

Bar condemns torching of shacks of Rohingya Muslims

SRINAGAR: Kashmir High Court Bar Association on Saturday strongly condemned the torching of seven shacks of Rohingya Muslims by certain communal elements in Bhagwati area of Jammu on Friday. It also termed the statement of certain police officials that it was a case of short circuit as false and “an attempt to protect the criminals”. […]

Bar asked to reply to issues raised by GoI

Bar asked to reply to issues raised by GoI

New Delhi: The Supreme Court asked the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association to respond to the issues raised by the government of India while defending the use of pellet guns in Kashmir, stressing that the lawyers’ body cannot take sides. The apex court sought the Bar’s response after the GoI explained to the […]

‘Civilians killed to avenge poll boycott’

‘Civilians killed to avenge poll boycott’

Srinagar: Kashmir High Court Bar Association on Sunday strongly condemned the killing of eight civilians, terming it revenge by government forces against boycott of polls to Indian parliamentary seat from Srinagar. A spokesman of the lawyers’ body told Kashmir Reader that an executive meeting was held here in which it was stated that ‘ruthless’ forces […]

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