Probe human rights excesses, ensure sense of security: NC to admin

Probe human rights excesses, ensure sense of security: NC to admin

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir National Conference on Monday asserted that the unwavering claim of the incumbent governor on bringing peace to Kashmir lays bare in the wake of continuous human rights violations committed against the people, saying that incessant excesses against the people will not help improve the situation. Addressing party functionaries and workers here […]

Geelani welcomes UN initiative asking India to submit report on ‘Kashmir killings’

Geelani welcomes UN initiative asking India to submit report on ‘Kashmir killings’

SRINAGAR: Hurriyat Conference chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Wednesday welcomed the United Nations Human Rights High Commission’s (UNHCR) fresh initiative for asking India to submit report on “Kashmir killings” since 1990. In a statement, he said that the UN bears moral and political obligations to address Kashmir issue at the earliest and ensure right to […]

Sehrai hails UN for seeking details on Kashmir killings

Sehrai hails UN for seeking details on Kashmir killings

Srinagar: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai on Tuesday hailed the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for seeking details from India on Kashmir killings since 1990. He also slammed the government of India for calling it “a closed chapter”. In a statement, Sehrai also hailed the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) and […]

PVWT demands ban on use of pellet guns in Kashmir

PVWT demands ban on use of pellet guns in Kashmir

SRINAGAR: Pellet Victims Welfare Trust (PVWT) on Monday held a peaceful protest demonstration in Srinagar demanding ban on the use of pellet guns in Kashmir. Scores of pellets victims from various districts of the valley assembled in press enclave here holding placards which read “Pellet Gun Lethal Weapon”, “Ban on pellet gun”, “Stop use of […]

NC leader slams Modi for creating ‘humanitarian crisis’ in Kashmir

NC leader slams Modi for creating ‘humanitarian crisis’ in Kashmir

Srinagar: The National Conference leader Sheikh Mustufa Kamal on Friday slammed Narendra Modi for creating a “humanitarian crisis” in Kashmir by banning civilian traffic on national highway. “During its stint in power, the BJP has only amplified the hate against minorities particularly Muslims. This is not the idea of India which was visualized by the […]

Sehrai accuses GoI of violating int’l laws in Kashmir

Srinagar: Tehreek-e-Hurriyat (TeH) chairman Mohammad Ashraf Sehrai on Friday accused the government of India of seriously violating international laws in Kashmir. In a statement, he also slammed the world community for their “insensitivity and unconcern” as the main reason for “unabated bloodshed” in Kashmir. “For those in charge of the Kashmir policies know all too […]

Bar Association condemns ‘gross human rights violations’

Bar Association condemns ‘gross human rights violations’

SRINAGAR: The J&K High Court Bar Association, Srinagar, has strongly condemned the use of bullets and pellets against civilians at Shopian on Friday. The association in a statement said that people who were protesting against the killing of three militants were fired at and many had to be rushed to different hospitals for specialised treatment. […]

HC asks centre, state to respond on petition seeking judicial probe into Rizwan Pandit’s death

HC asks centre, state to respond on petition seeking judicial probe into Rizwan Pandit’s death

Srinagar: The J&K High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the central and state governments asking for their response to a petition seeking a thorough and impartial probe under judicial monitoring into the custodial death of Awantipora teacher Rizwan Assad Pandit. The court of Justice Tashi Rabstan issued notice to Chief Secretary, J&K Government, Principal […]

Highway closure: Geelani condemns

Highway closure: Geelani condemns

Srinagar: Hurriyat (G) chairman Syed Ali Geelani on Thursday condemned the government’s decision of banning the civilian vehicular movement on Jammu-Srinagar highway for two days in a week. In a statement, Geelani said: “After creating graveyards in length and breadth of the state, rulers in Delhi very brazenly try to strangulate the common people, which […]

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