‘Human Rights in Flames’ Launched at Geneva

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Srinagar – “Human Rights in Flames”, a report by the International Council for Human Rights (ICHR) Kashmir was launched at the Palais des Nations, Geneva today.

The report, according to ICHR statement, was launched by ICHR along with its ECOSOC partner international Human Rights Association of American Minorities (IHRAAM) supported by International Association of Schools of Social Work, International Educational Development, Jammu & Kashmir Bar Association, Indigenous Peoples & Nations Coalition, India Council of South America and Kashmir Centre, EU.

Lauding the report, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, commended the “remarkable work” undertaken by the ICHR team leading to the publication of the report. He found the “Human Rights in Flames” an “accurate reflection of human rights abuses taking place on the ground in Indian-held Kashmir,” the ICHR statement said, adding that Mirwaiz implored upon the UN Human Rights Council to take serious notice of “extra-judicial killings, fake encounters, disappearances, molestations and rapes and torture” in Kashmir.

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