Since 1989, not a single case of murder, assault, torture or rape against the Indian armed forces have been allowed to proceed in court. The Indian army says it has court-martialed 59 soldiers during this time, but won’t name the soldiers or the charges….State Human Rights Commission acknowledged that thousands of mass graves of unnamed civilians exist, Human Rights Watch has found that torture and killing is still widespread by the Indian security forces in spite of insurgency coming down, UN Working Groups and Special Rapporteurs are constantly denied entry to investigate allegations…The story continues.
Parvez Imroz, human rights lawyer, founder of the J&K Coalition of Civil Society and the International People’s Tribunal on Human Rights and Justice in Indian administered Kashmir talks about his experiences in this interview.