Kashmir

US lawmakers  demanded to Allow international human rights observers, media to access Kashmir

US lawmakers demanded to Allow international human rights observers, media to access Kashmir

Pressing upon Pompeo to tell the Indian government “to immediately lift the communications blackout and adhere to international human rights standards in Jammu & Kashmir”, they give instances of how amidst communications blackout there are “increasingly disturbing reports of human rights abuses.”

The fact-finding report accuses Indian Army of committing atrocities in Kashmir, demands inquiry

The fact-finding report accuses Indian Army of committing atrocities in Kashmir, demands inquiry

The team visited Srinagar and several villages in the districts of Shopian, Pulwama and Bandipora. Their report incorporates eyewitness accounts of the restrictions imposed on the people since the Centre’s abrogation of Article 370 of the Indian constitution which granted autonomy to Jammu and Kashmir. The names of the eyewitnesses were changed to protect their identities.