Sunday, December 10, 2023

Topic: Parveena Ahanger

Parveena Ahangar writes to UN demanding protection of APDP following NIA raid

Prominent Kashmiri activist Parveena Ahangar on behalf of the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP), wrote a letter to the United Nations on Friday demanding the protection of APDP and the victim families it supports in the light of punitive raid by NIA on 28 October 2020.

NIA raid exposes State’s desperation to deter APDP: Parveena Ahangar

In a press statement released by Parveena hours after the raid, she raised serious concern over misuse of sensitive information, including names and addresses of victims present in documents seized from APDP and apprehension of reprisal against victims of human rights violations.

Parveena Ahanger among BBC’s 100 inspiring women of 2019

Parveena is known as the 'Iron lady of Kashmir'. Her teenage son disappeared in 1990, at the height of an uprising against Indian rule in Kashmir