Statement regarding the escalation of arrests of journalists and human rights defenders in Kashmir

South Asia scholars at the University of Warwick, are extremely concerned about the escalation of arrests, intimidation, and harassment of journalists and human rights defenders in Indian-administered Kashmir. A statement has today, 11 February 2022, been released by the Critical South Asia Group at Warwick outlining concerns and calling for the immediate release of Fahad …

KSCAN DÉCLARATION PUBLIQUE CONCERNANT L’ARRESTATION DE KHURRAM PARVEZ, 24 novembre 2021

Le 22 novembre 2021, éminent défenseur des droits de la personne Khurram Parvez a été arrêté à sa résidence de Srinagar, au Cachemire, à l’issue d’une descente effectuée chez lui par la National Investigative Agency (NIA), la principale force opérationnelle antiterroriste de l’Inde. Nous appelons tous les États attachés à la démocratie et aux droits …

KSCAN Statement on the Arrest of Khurram Parvez, November 24, 2021

On November 22, 2021, leading global human right defender Khurram Parvez was arrested at his residence in Srinagar, Kashmir following a raid at his residence and the offices the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS). We call on all states committed to the protection of human rights and democracy, and the United Nations, to …

Kashmir’s internet siege: A report by the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society

Digital sieges are a technique of political repression in Kashmir, and a severe impediment to the enjoyment of internationally and constitutionally guaranteed civil, political, and socio-economic rights. They curtail circulation of news and information, restrict social and emergency communications, and silence and criminalize all forms of political interactions and mobilizations https://kashmirscholars.files.wordpress.com/2020/08/kashmirs-internet-siege-jkccs-report-august-2020-1.pdf Kashmir's internet siege: A …