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What prevents India from ratifying Convention against Torture (CAT)?

What prevents India from ratifying Convention against Torture (CAT)?

Nasir Qadri Rizwan Asad Pandit, a 28-year-old school principal, was last year detained under Public Safety Act (PSA) -detention without trial- for having affiliation with socio-religious-organization Jama’at-e-Islami (JeI) in Jammu and Kashmir, claims family.¹ His detention was rendered illegal by the state High Court and directed his immediate release. Instead of releasing him, Zulkarnain, his […]

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Mother’s Day Special: Parveena Ahengar, Mouj of Kasheer

Mother’s Day Special: Parveena Ahengar, Mouj of Kasheer

Mir Seeneen As rightly said by Abraham Lincoln, “I remember my mother’s prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.” Mother’s love shapes cultures and individuals. The profession of motherhood is all about influence. She is an epitome of selfless love. No one can underestimate the power of […]

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Photo Story: Shades of Conflict

Photo Story: Shades of Conflict

Witnessing human rights abuses such as torture, detentions, trauma, extrajudicial killings and rapes every day at the hands of the Indian troops, Kashmiri people have been robbed of their basic rights. Being worst sufferers of conflict and prime victims of violence, they have been exposed to different kinds of vulnerabilities. They have lost their rights, […]

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Mothers of Disappeared of Kashmir Ask for Justice

Mothers of Disappeared of Kashmir Ask for Justice

Ashraf Lone I was recently talking to a mother, who is still waiting for his son’s return. Although she was not wailing, but her moist eyes were saying it all. The pain and agony was visible on his face. She has seen her son disappear before her eyes. She has tried everything, from going to […]