Posts Tagged ‘ Armed Forces (Jammu and Kashmir) Special Powers Act ’

Afzal Guru: The Hero of the Kashmir’s Struggle

Feb 12th, 2018 | By

By Sajjad Shaukat The 9th of February is being celebrated as the martyrdom anniversary of Muhammad Afzal Guru whom India secretly hanged and buried inside the Tihar jail complex on February 9, 2013. It triggered protests in Kashmir and widespread condemnations from various political and human rights organisations. Afzal Guru was convicted in 2001 Parliament



Indian Violation of the UN Resolution Regarding Plebiscite in Kashmir

Jan 12th, 2018 | By

By Sajjad Shaukat Every year, January 5 is celebrated in remembrance of the pledges of the UNO; as on this very day in 1949, UNCIP (United Nations Commission for India and Pakistan) resolution was adopted in which Kashmiris right of self-determination was granted through a free and impartial plebiscite, while still living under Indian occupation.



India: Accountability still missing for human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir | Amnesty International

Jul 2nd, 2015 | By

Twenty-five years after the introduction of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act in Jammu and Kashmir, the law continues to feed a cycle of impunity for human rights violations, Amnesty International said in a new report published today. The report, “Denied: Failures in accountability for human rights violations by security force personnel in Jammu and