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10. There are reports from human rights groups both from within India and internationally, of widespread human rights abuses by the security forces in J&K, particularly in the Kashmir Valley. Does this not tarnish India's image for respect for human rights? What has been Government's response?

Asked by Sharma, 17 Mar '10 07:07 am
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Since the descent of the State of Jammu & Kashmir into Pakistan supported militancy in 1989, there have been allegations of human rights abuses by Indian security forces. Over the last decade, thousands have lost their lives including over 1,000 members of the security forces. The terrorists specifically targeted the press, including editors of the leading Kashmiri newspapers, apart from the security forces, police and the judiciary. In spite of this Government took a public stand on the issue and when complaints could be legally substantiated against government personnel, action was repeatedly taken against the offenders. In 1993, by an Act of Parliament the National Human Rights Commission was set up. The Commission, staffed by retired justices, has issued instruction booklets to security personnel, as supplements to existing instructions, on how they are to behave with civilian populations in times of disorder and respect human rights in precarious situations. Over the last five ...more
Answered by jameel ahmed, 17 Mar '10 07:35 am

 
  
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It is clear that this charge is falsely implicated on India......There are millions of muslims in India infact more then that in Pak...but they are given MINORITY rights in India.....Peace keeping forces have only killed terrorist..in J&K who were found infiltrating with weapons for bombing.....26/11 and numoruous other terrorist attacks by pak terrorist in India and accross the world Justify killing of such terrorist....these jihaadis are not humans hence human right are not violated............Jihaad = Human rights violation (killing of innocents)
Answered by Kuldeep Khatau, 17 Mar '10 07:19 am

 
  
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