STATE OF HR VIOLATIONS BY INDIAN SECURITY FORCES IN IHK: BACKGROUND AND CURRENT SITUATION

Iqbal Pervaiz, Cheema
unpublished
Confronted with an indigenous freedom movement, the Indian government has pursued a carefully crafted policy of brutal suppression. In this connection, not only many black laws were enacted and introduced in the Indian Held Kashmir (IHK) to enable its large security forces take all measures to crush the freedom struggle. The paper discusses the nature of Kashmir dispute between Pakistan and India followed by a detailed discussion of the draconian laws that have been introduced in IHK.
more » ... d in IHK. Disregarding periodically issued reports on human rights violations in IHK by internationally acknowledged human rights watch organizations such as Amnesty International, India continues with its policies of human right violations without any remorse. The ability of India to disregard reports of internationally reputed organizations indeed compels the neighbouring states find out the underlying causes of Indian arrogance. The final section of the paper analyses the main factors that enables India to disregard world public opinion and continue with its policy of continuous human rights violations in IHK.
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