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Key Developments in the Human Rights Situation in Indian-Administered Kashmir December 1 - December 31, 2023

In December 2023, Indian authorities continued to commit grave human rights violations in Indian-administered Kashmir (IAK). Indian forces killed at least five individuals, including three civilians who were killed in army custody. Indian authorities also continued to arbitrarily detain people and expropriate property based on purported links to terrorism. Indian authorities continued to target social media dissent through criminal charges, expand their digital surveillance capabilities including through AI-based facial recognition technology, and deny fundamental political rights in IAK, including through banning of two more pro-self-determination political parties.

Project South, KLJP, KSCAN

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November 23, 2023

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January 2024

Key Developments in the Human Rights Situation in Indian-Administered Kashmir December 1 - December 31, 2023

In December 2023, Indian authorities continued to commit grave human rights violations in Indian-administered Kashmir (IAK). Indian forces killed at least five individuals, including three civilians who were killed in army custody. Indian authorities also continued to arbitrarily detain people and expropriate property based on purported links to terrorism. Indian authorities continued to target social media dissent through criminal charges, expand their digital surveillance capabilities including through AI-based facial recognition technology, and deny fundamental political rights in IAK, including through banning of two more pro-self-determination political parties.

Project South, KLJP, KSCAN

Posted to KLJP

January 22, 2024

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January 2024

Key Developments in the Human Rights Situation in Indian-Administered Kashmir November 1 - November 30, 2023

In November 2023, Indian authorities continued to commit grave human rights violations in Indian-administered Kashmir (IAK). Indian forces killed at least 12 individuals and destroyed at least 2 homes.Indian authorities continued to deny the exercise of the right to free expression, including specifically as related to the grave humanitarian situation in Palestine. Indian authorities substantially escalated their ongoing campaign of mass arbitrary detention by detaining hundreds of Kashmiris, including students for allegedly cheering for a team disfavored in India, continued their ongoing campaign of mass property expropriation and continued to block internet access in parts of Kashmir.

Project South, KLJP, KSCAN

Posted to KLJP

November 23, 2023

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December 2023

Key Developments in the Human Rights Situation in Indian-Administered Kashmir November 1 - November 30, 2023

In November 2023, Indian authorities continued to commit grave human rights violations in Indian-administered Kashmir (IAK). Indian forces killed at least 12 individuals and destroyed at least 2 homes.Indian authorities continued to deny the exercise of the right to free expression, including specifically as related to the grave humanitarian situation in Palestine. Indian authorities substantially escalated their ongoing campaign of mass arbitrary detention by detaining hundreds of Kashmiris, including students for allegedly cheering for a team disfavored in India, continued their ongoing campaign of mass property expropriation and continued to block internet access in parts of Kashmir.

Project South, KLJP, KSCAN

Posted to KLJP

December 29, 2023

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December 2023

Key Developments in the Human Rights Situation in Indian-Administered Kashmir October 1 - October 31, 2023

In October 2023, Indian authorities continued to commit grave human rights violations in Indian-administered Kashmir (IAK). Indian forces killed at least 12 and arbitrarily detained at least 6. Indian authorities banned a pro-self-determination political party, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (JKDFP), and initiated legal proceedings against Arundhati Roy, an Indian novelist, and Sheikh Showkat Hussain, a Kashmiri professor of international law, for participating in a public seminar on Kashmir in 2010.  Indian authorities increased surveillance, detained Muslim religious leaders and closed Muslim places of worship to ensure there was no assembly or expression in support Palestinian human rights.

Project South, KLJP, KSCAN

Posted to KLJP

November 23, 2023

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November 2023

Key Developments in the Human Rights Situation in Indian-Administered Kashmir October 1 - October 31, 2023

In October 2023, Indian authorities continued to commit grave human rights violations in Indian-administered Kashmir (IAK). Indian forces killed at least 12 and arbitrarily detained at least 6. Indian authorities banned a pro-self-determination political party, the Jammu and Kashmir Democratic Freedom Party (JKDFP), and initiated legal proceedings against Arundhati Roy, an Indian novelist, and Sheikh Showkat Hussain, a Kashmiri professor of international law, for participating in a public seminar on Kashmir in 2010.  Indian authorities increased surveillance, detained Muslim religious leaders and closed Muslim places of worship to ensure there was no assembly or expression in support Palestinian human rights.

Project South, KLJP, KSCAN

Posted to KLJP

November 30, 2023

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November 2023

Complete Injustice: The Indian Supreme Court and the misrule of law in Kashmir

This report critically analyzes the conduct of the Indian Supreme Court with respect to Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir and the fundamental rights of the people of that region. We explore disinformation, lawfare, colonialism, democratic authoritarianism, marginalization, censorship, supremacism, impunity and international complicity in grave violations since 1947, offering a grounded, critical perspective on systemic failure.

Kashmir Law and Justice Project

Posted to KLJP

November 23, 2023

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Originally published

November 2023

Complete Injustice: The Indian Supreme Court and the misrule of law in Kashmir

This report critically analyzes the conduct of the Indian Supreme Court with respect to Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir and the fundamental rights of the people of that region. We explore disinformation, lawfare, colonialism, democratic authoritarianism, marginalization, censorship, supremacism, impunity and international complicity in grave violations since 1947, offering a grounded, critical perspective on systemic failure.

Kashmir Law and Justice Project

Posted to KLJP

November 23, 2023

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Originally published

November 2023

Discussion Guide for Complete Injustice: The Indian Supreme Court and the misrule of law in Kashmir

The companion discussion guide to Complete Injustice: The Indian Supreme Court and the Misrule of Law in Kashmir summarizes key points in the report and provides additional resources and questions for consideration.  

Kashmir Law and Justice Project

Posted to KLJP

November 23, 2023

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November 2023

Discussion Guide for Complete Injustice: The Indian Supreme Court and the misrule of law in Kashmir

The companion discussion guide to Complete Injustice: The Indian Supreme Court and the Misrule of Law in Kashmir summarizes key points in the report and provides additional resources and questions for consideration.  

Kashmir Law and Justice Project

Posted to KLJP

November 23, 2023

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November 2023