Militarisation and Armed Conflict

Published By: Working Group on Human Rights (WGHR) | Published Date: January, 01 , 2017

India's claim that all human rights violations are redressed stands sharply refuted by the report of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) which in its report to UPR2 stated that AFSPA remains in force in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K) and the North-Eastern States, conferring an impunity that often leads to the violation of human rights. The Indian government's response stressed that most complaints of army and paramilitary abuses were found to be untrue and that the Act had been upheld by the Supreme Court of India (SC). India's response failed to acknowledge that it is in breach of its international human rights obligations.

Author(s): Working Group on Human Rights (WGHR) | Posted on: Feb 21, 2018 | Views() | Download (294)

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