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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Sri Lanka Human Rights Commission urges UGC to ensure non-discrimination in higher education

The Human Rights Commission of Sri Lanka (HRCSL) has requested the country’s authority on universities, University Grants Commission (UGC) to ensure non-discrimination in institutions of higher education in the aftermath of the Easter Sunday attacks by Islamic fundamentalists. In a letter to the Chairman of the University Grants Commission Prof.…

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