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‘Breaking the silence’: Report documents torture in Kashmir

May 21st, 2019 | By

Rights bodies say India uses torture as ‘instrument of control’ to quash rebellion in Indian-administered Kashmir. By Rifat Fareed Prisoners in Indian-administered Kashmir have been subjected to abuse and torture, including “water-boarding, sleep deprivation and sexualised torture”, according to a report by two rights bodies. The 560-page report released on Monday mentions solitary confinement, sleep



HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT 2016 – INDIAN OCCUPIED JAMMU & KASHMIR

Aug 21st, 2017 | By

HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT 2016 – INDIAN OCCUPIED JAMMU & KASHMIR HUMAN RIGHTS REPORT 2016 INDIAN OCCUPIED JAMMU & KASHMIR Researched & Compiled by Mahnoor Wani Ms. Attiya Asim  Download PDF TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction Enforced Disappearance Arbitrary arrests and illegal detentions Injuries Due to Excessive Force Used Against Peaceful Protestors Torture Assault on health services



Kashmir and Palestine: The story of two occupations

Aug 25th, 2016 | By

By Goldie Osuri Goldie Osuri is the author of Religious Freedom in India: Sovereignty and (Anti) Conversion. The growing pockets of solidarity expressed for Kashmiris are heartening, as is the solidarity for Palestinian struggle. The India and Israel alliance has been described as a full-blown romance, but the ongoing siege of Kashmir makes this a