Wednesday, February 21, 2024

Topic: Khurram Parvez

UN body demands immediate release of Kashmiri human rights defender Khurram Parvez

United Nations (UN) human rights experts have demanded the immediate release of Kashmiri human rights defender Khurram Parvez by Indian authorities.

United Nations urges India to stop crackdown on Kashmiri activists

India must immediately halt its crackdown on Kashmiri activists, the independent UN Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Mary Lawlor, said on Friday, calling for greater accountability.

Kashmir: NIA arrests human rights activist Khurram Parvez in terror funding case

The National Investigation Agency on Wednesday arrested Kashmiri human rights activist Khurram Parvez in a terror funding case, PTI reported. Earlier this week, NIA made...

Jailed Kashmiri activist Khurram Parvez wins Martin Ennals award

Human rights defender and a veteran Kashmiri activist Khurram Parvez who is in jail in New Delhi under draconian law is the 2023 Laureate for the Martin Ennals Award for human rights defenders, the organisers announced.

Marking 1 year in jail, UN demand immediate release of Khurram Parvez

Arrest and detention of Kashmiri human rights defender Khurram Parvez has a chilling effect on civil society, rights activists and journalists in the region, UN experts warned today, reiterating their call for his immediate and unconditional release by the Indian Government.

Khurram Parvez still in jail after one year

Tuesday, 2022 November 22 will mark one year of incarceration of Khurram Parvez, prominent Kashmiri human rights defender who was targeted by the Hindu nationalist BJP government for his human rights work.