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Kashmiri Human Rights Defender Khurram Parvez Released, Detained Again

Kashmiri human rights defender Khurram Parvez has been detained a second time, after a court ordered his release from administrative detention on Tuesday.

Khurram Parvez [File Photo]

Kashmiri Human Rights Defender Held in Administrative Detention

Kashmiri human rights defender Khurram Parvez must be immediately released from administrative detention unless he is charged with recognizable criminal offences, Amnesty International India said today.

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Global Standards on Police Use of Force Violated In Kashmir: Amnesty International India

Security forces are using arbitrary and excessive force in response to protests in Jammu and Kashmir, violating international standards and worsening the human rights crisis in the state, Amnesty International India said today.

Ensaaf Documentary on Jaswant Singh Khalra

On International Day of Disappeared: A Light of Justice – Commemorating Jaswant Singh Khalra (Documentary)

On September 6, 2015, on the 20th anniversary of the police abduction of human rights defender Jaswant Singh Khalra, Ensaaf released A Light of Justice: Commemorating Jaswant Singh Khalra.

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International Day of Disappeared: Where is Zeenat Shahzadi, Amnesty asks Pakistan

As the International Day of the Disappeared is marked around the world, Pakistan’s authorities must promptly, thoroughly and effectively investigate the abduction and suspected enforced disappearance of Zeenat Shahzadi, Amnesty International said today.

Sedition Case Amnesty International India’s response to complaint filed by ABVP

ABVP seeks ban on Amnesty International India for holding event on Kashmir

Hindutva outfit and students' wing of ruling Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) Akhil Bhartiya Vidyardhi Parishad (ABVP) has demanded ban on Amnesty International India after the human rights body held an event called "Broken Families" in Bengaluru to highlight the plight of Kashmiri families, including those of Kashmiri Pandits.

Sedition Case Amnesty International India’s response to complaint filed by ABVP

Sedition Case: Amnesty International India’s response to complaint filed by ABVP

On 15 August, a First Information Report was reportedly registered against Amnesty International India with regard to an event held on 13 August, based on a complaint filed by an ABVP representative.

Broken Families Event by Amnesty International India

Sedition charges registered against Amnesty International India for holding event on Kashmir in Bengaluru

According to media reports, the Bengaluru Police have filed a criminal case against Amnesty International India for organizing an event as part of a campaign to seek justice for human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir.

Irom Chanu Sharmila [File Photo]

End of Irom Sharmila’s Hunger Strike An Opportunity To Repeal AFSPA

Amnesty International Prisoner of Conscience Irom Chanu Sharmila would end her 16-year-long hunger strike against the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA) today. Amnesty International India calls on authorities to drop all charges against her, and take steps to repeal the AFSPA.

Amnesty India condemns rearrest of Irom Sharmila

Irom Sharmila’s fight against AFSPA takes a new course: Statement of Amnesty India

Amnesty International’s Prisoner of Conscience Irom Sharmila Chanu has taken an individual decision to end her 16-year-old fast against the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act on August 9.

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