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CJP demands justice for non-migrant Kashmiri Pandits Sign our petition to support campaign by KPSS for inclusion of the community in government schemes

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) has launched a new campaign to demand justice for non-migrant Kashmiri Pandit families in association with our partner organisation Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS). We have launched an online petition urging the people of India to come together to appeal to the Central Government and Jammu and Kashmir Lt…

नागरिकता पर क्या बोले कन्नन गोपीनाथन #NoCAA #NoNPR #NoNRC

आईएएस अधिकारी कन्नन गोपीनाथन ने अगस्त में जम्मू-कश्मीर में हो रहे दमन के विरोध में इस्तीफा देकर एक मिसाल क़ायम की थी । इस विडीओ में सुनिए उनको कहते हुए कि कैसे CAA-NRC-NPR देश को कैसे ठेस पहुंचाएगा, छात्रों के आंदोलन ने उन्हें किस तरह प्रभावित किया है और उन्होंने इस्तीफा क्यों दिया था। वे लोगों से…

100 Days into J&K Reorganisation, Fake News Blurs Reality Three months after the state was split into two UT's, there is a lot of baseless information spread over the internet in a factoid-like form.

Three months after the abrogation of Article 370 of the Indian Constitution, the former state of Jammu & Kashmir was split into two separate union territories on October 31, 2019. While a significant number of changes are being seen in the region following this bifurcation, there is a lot of baseless information spread over the…

J & K’s PSA Law: How Draconian is Draconian? A law that holds persons in detention for months before trial!

On October 10, 2019, The Indian Express reported that the Jammu and Kashmir government informed the J & K High Court that it has revoked the detention orders in response to habeas corpus petitions filed by 3 persons detained under the Jammu and Kashmir Public Safety Act (PSA). What is the PSA, its genesis and intent?…

Detention of Children in Kashmir: Enakshi Ganguly shoots down Juvenile Justice Committee’s report Reveals JJ Committee merely parroted DGP’s line denying detention of minors

Enakshi Ganguly, a child rights activist who had moved Supreme Court demanding protection for children and teenagers allegedly detained by security forces in wake of the abrogation of Article 370 in the region, has now punched holes in the Juvenile Justice Committee’s (JJC) report on the matter to the SC. In September this year, the Supreme…

Investigate illegal detention of children in J&K: SC Apex court directs Juvenile Justice Committee of J & K HC to probe the matter

The Supreme Court has directed the Juvenile Justice Committee of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court to look into the allegations of illegal detention of children in Jammu and Kashmir in the wake of abrogation of Article 370, and submit a report before it within a week. There have been certain reports specific to the…

NRC Claims and Objections process

NRC verification process has caused great uncertainty and anxiety: UN UN High Commissioner for Human Rights talks about Assam and Kashmir at Human Rights Council session

On September 9, 2019, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet spoke about the citizenship issue in Assam as well as the situation in Kashmir as a part of her opening address at the 42nd session of the Human Rights Council. The inclusion of these two subjects was significant as the speech covered some of…

“Grim and despairing, death-knell for the media” NWMI-FSC report exposes absence of press freedom in Kashmir

It has been a month since Kashmir went dark in wake of a virtual communication and media blockade, and now a report has emerged that exposes what is going on in that darkness. Prepared by the Network of Women in Media, India (NWMI) and the Free Speech Collective (FSC), the report titled News Behind the Barbed Wire:…

पुलवामा आतंकी हमला: बदले से नहीं, न्याय से भरेंगे ज़ख्म सचिव की मेज़ से

14 फरवरी को कश्मीर में केंद्रीय रिजर्व पुलिस बल (CRPF) के काफ़िले पर आतंकवादियों द्वारा हमले में भारत ने अपने 44 बहादुर बेटे खो दिए. असहनीय दुःख वाली इस भयावह घटना से पूरे देश में शोक की लहर फैल गई है. बहुत से लोग इस दुःख को व्यक्त करने के लिए कुछ अप्रिय रास्ता भी अपना रहे हैं……

Pulwama Terrorist Attack: Must contain spilling over of revengeful emotions Admiral Ramdas's message for Citizens Against Terror

The tragic event of the suicide bomber attack on the convoy at Pulwama resulting in the deaths of 41 CRPF Jawans, is despicable and condemnable. A proper enquiry must identify the causes and the weaknesses and failures that have resulted in this tragedy. On behaIf of my wife and myself, I would like to convey…

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