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 …

Open letter to the UN Human Rights Council, September 17, 2019

UN Member-States must lead on a human rights Kashmir resolution at the 42nd Human Rights Council  September 17, 2019 Member States, United Nations Human Rights Council, As the siege of Kashmir enters its 44th. Day, we the scholars of Kashmir urge the members of the United Nations Human Rights council to address this escalating human …

Open letter to the UN Security Council – Take urgent action to end Indian military blockade of Kashmir and begin a process of resolution of the Kashmir conflict in accordance with the right to self-determination

August 15, 2019 H.E. Ms Joanna Wronecka Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Permanent Mission of the Republic of Poland to the United Nations cc. Ambassadors of China, France, UK, USA, Russia, Belgium, Dominican Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Germany, Indonesia, Ivory Coast, Kuwait, Peru and South Africa  Re: Open letter to the UN Security Council - Take urgent …