Wednesday, 20 September 2017

Tag Archives: Amnesty International

Amnesty urges India to ban shotgun pellets in Kashmir

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SRINAGAR: An international human rights group urged India to immediately ban the use of shotguns by government forces in suppressing protests against Indian rule in disputed Kashmir, saying pellets fired by the weapons have blinded and killed people indiscriminately. Amnesty International also criticized Indian authorities for failing to support those ...

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India uses excessive repression in Kashmir: Amnesty International

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LONDON: Repression in Kashmir features prominently in the Amnesty International’s 2016-17 report, claiming that the Indian authorities are using repressive laws to curb freedom of expression and silence critical voices. The Amnesty report, which was released the other day said that the Indian forces used unnecessary or excessive force against ...

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