SAHR is deeply concerned by the action of the Government of India against the Lawyers Collective

South Asians for Human Rights (SAHR), a regional network of human rights defenders, is deeply concerned about the filing of a First Information Report (FIR) against the Lawyers Collective (LC) alleging violations of the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act, 2010, (FCRA). The Lawyers Collective released a statement on 18th June 2019…

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Way forward in Kashmir

Actions intended to change the state’s status and demographics will intensify alienation Bombs, big or small, will not bring progress on Kashmir. Nor will changes in the Constitution. (Representational) With elections behind us, and Narendra Modi armed with a comfortable majority for five more years, difficult national questions should be looked…

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Kashmir under siege

A recently released 560-page report on human rights situation in India-held Kashmir reveals that torture is deliberately being used by the state forces as an instrument to repress the resistance struggle. The report has grabbed significant international attention. The report jointly published by the Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons and…

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