Thursday, December 6, 2012
[chottala.com] 500 Indian armed forces members accused of human rights abuses in Kashmir
500 Indian armed forces members accused of human rights abuses in Kashmir
More than 500 members of India's armed forces are accused of human rights abuses in a damning report on conflict in Indian-administered Kashmir.The alleged offences detailed in the report by a leading human rights group include custody deaths, abduction, torture and rape.Army, police and paramilitary officers of senior rank are among those named. There was no immediate army response.Thousands have died in a separatist insurgency in Kashmir since 1989.
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