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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

Abuse By Security Forces Most Significant Human Rights Problem In India, Says US Report

Jun 26th, 2015 | By

WASHINGTON — Abuses by police and security forces were among the most significant human rights problems in India last year, a US government report has said even as it noted last year’s Indian general election as the largest ever in history. “India’s parliamentary contest in April 2014 was one of the largest elections in history,”