Student protests in Pulwama: SHRC seeks college principal’s presence, asks SSP to intervene

Student protests in Pulwama: SHRC seeks college principal’s presence, asks SSP to intervene

Srinagar: The state human rights commission (SHRC) on Thursday directed senior superintendent of police Pulwama to seek personal appearance of principal degree college Pulwama before the commission by January 1, 2018. On previous hearing, the commission directed the principal to be present with his compliance report but he didn’t turn up. The police in its […]

SHRC offers internship on human rights

SHRC offers internship on human rights

SRINAGAR: Chairman State Human Rights Commission, (SHRC) Justice (retired) Bilal Nazki, has taken a maiden initiative to provide two to three week Internship course on “Human Rights Issues” to the Law students on Wednesday. The internship course will commence from December 16, 2017. In a statement, SHRC said communications were addressed to Vice Chancellors of […]

SHRC takes govt to task for refusing compensation to human shield victim

SHRC takes govt to task for refusing compensation to human shield victim

Srinagar: The state human rights commission (SHRC) on Monday took serious note of the state government’s non-compliance with orders in regard to the turning-down of a recommendation seeking Rs 10 lakh as compensation for a civilian used as a human shield by the army on 9 April in Kashmir’s Budgam district. The commission has asked […]

SHRC orders govt to investigate 2,080 unmarked and mass graves of Poonch and Rajouri districts

SHRC orders govt to investigate 2,080 unmarked and mass graves of Poonch and Rajouri districts

SRINAGAR: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) directed the state government to file a compliance report within six months with regard to 2,080 unmarked graves identified at Poonch and Rajouri, the twin districts of Jammu. The commission also directed the government to present before it a comprehensive forensic report, including DNA testing, on all the […]

SHRC urges victims of braid-chopping to record statements

SHRC urges victims of braid-chopping to record statements

SRINAGAR: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Monday asked the victims of braid-chopping incidents that they must record their statements before the police or SHRC help investigations and track down the culprits. A report submitted by Inspector General of Police (Kashmir range) before the SHRC said that despite strenuous efforts and measures taken (by […]

Provide ambulances to prisons: JKSHRC

Provide ambulances to prisons: JKSHRC

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (JKSHRC) directed the state government to provide ambulances in all major jails for shifting of inmates to hospitals in cases of emergency. The commission passed the order after hearing the plight of a woman who claimed that her husband died in custody as he could not […]

SHRC takes cognizance, puts govt on notice

SHRC takes cognizance, puts govt on notice

SRINAGAR: The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) on Tuesday took serious note of braid-chopping incidents across Kashmir and directed the State police to submit Compliance Report (CR) within two weeks. The commission directed the inspector general of police (Kashmir range) to submit updated status report on FIR’s registered against the incidents and also file report […]

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