IOK accounts 50% HR abuses cases under AFSPA: Indian ministry

New Delhi, July 14 (KMS): Indian Ministry of Home Affairs has revealed that nearly 50 percent of total 186 rights violations complaints have been received from occupied Kashmir over last four years.

In reply to a Right to Information (RTI) application by Common Wealth Human Right Initiative (CHRI), the Home Ministry’s data indicates that Jammu and Kashmir accounted for almost 50 percent of the human rights violations complaints in various categories under Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA).

The Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative (CHRI) is an independent, non-partisan & nonprofit international non-governmental organisation which works towards the practical realisation of human rights in the countries of the Commonwealth.

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