28 February 2021

UN rights chief concerned over Kashmir restrictions Related news


SRINAGAR, Jammu and Kashmir Raids on human rights defenders in Indian-administered Kashmir show continued restrictions on civil society, which impair the public’s rights to impart and receive information and debate the government policies affecting them, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet said in a statement on Friday. Bachelet said restrictions on communications and the clampdown on civil society activists in Kashmir “remain of concern.” “Despite the recent restoration of [...]