Topic: Armed Forces Special Powers Act
Government tallies in Indian-controlled Kashmir show a drop in violence, fueling more calls for a loosening of the military presence here.
The report analyzes 214 cases and for the first time names 500 specific perpetrators working for India of crimes including enforced disappearance, killings, rape, and torture.
A Monitor investigation finds that despite being wanted in India for the murder of a human rights lawyer in Kashmir, Maj. Avtar Singh was given a passport. He killed his family this June in the US.
Hardline separatist leader, Syed Ali Shah Geelani, dismisses India's Kashmir plan to ease security measures as an effort 'to hoodwink the international community.'
09/26/2010 12:11 pm
Indian military leaders on Wednesday drew up a new security strategy to quell Kashmir violence, while politicians agreed to send a fact-finding delegation to the region.
09/16/2010 10:27 am
Kashmir protests broke out today after local news reported that the Quran had been desecrated in the United States.
09/13/2010 10:17 am