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Amnesty demands UN Special Rapporteur enquiry on AFSPA cases

Comment · print · T T T+· T- TOPICS A detailed fact-finding report on the effects of Armed Forces Special Powers Act portrays a disturbing picture of Indian Army. In a report calling for an end to the use of the Armed Forces Special ... The Hindu, 19 hours ago
Amnesty demands probe into AFSPA cases The Gulf Today, 5 hours ago

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'AFSPA in J&K feeds cycle of impunity for human rights violations'

The Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA), imposed in Jammu and Kashmir for the past 25 years, continues to feed a cycle of impunity for human rights violations, says an Amnesty International India report, released on Wednesday. Amnesty ...
 Smart Investor11 hours ago Mass killer Breivik accuses Norway of violating rights  The Gulf Today5 hours ago 'AFSPA shielding armymen accused of rights violations'  Deccan Herald10 hours ago
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CBI sleuths question Dayanidhi Maran

48-year-old Maran was questioned for nearly eight hours at the CBI headquarters by the agency's Special Task Force which is handling the investigation, CBI sources said.
 Economic Times14 hours ago Maran used 770 BSNL lines, caused Rs 1.8-crore loss  Millennium Post9 hours ago PNP forms task force to probe on Makati City Hall tension  Manila Bulletin23 hours ago CBI sleuths quiz Dayanidhi Maran  Economic Times14 hours ago

Amnesty releases damning report on human rights violations in J-K

Calling the Armed Forces Special Powers Act as one of the “primary facilitators of impunity” by security forces, Amnesty International on Wednesday demanded its repeal and sought investigation into cases of human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir by an “independent and impartial” authority. The international human rights body has also sought removal of all “requirements of sanction or prior permission” to prosecute security force personnel and has ...
 Rediff.com17 hours ago AFSPA: Amnesty seeks probe into human rights violations in JK  Deccan Herald1 hour ago Amnesty Seeks Probe Into Human Rights Violations in J&K  Outlook16 hours ago JK Ruling Partners Divided over AFSPA Revocation  New Indian Express5 hours ago
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Could India's Military Really Crush Pakistan?

Following a raid by Indian special forces into Myanmar early this month, increasing attention has been given to the prospect that India might use similar means against Pakistan to pressure it to end support for anti-Indian militant groups. India's ...
 National Interest5 hours ago Shallow focus  Asian Age2 weeks ago 38 militants gunned down as India undertakes special ops in Myanmar  Rediff.com3 weeks ago No info on Army strikes in Myanmar: Manipur  Deccan Herald2 days ago

Watchdog thinks Pentagon has too many V-22 spare parts 1 day ago

A CV-22 Osprey assigned to the 71st Special Operations Squadron, 58th Special Operations Wing, Kirtland Air Force Base New Mexico prepares to land as part of a training mission in northern New Mexico. A CV-22 Osprey assigned to the 71st Special ...
 Navy Times10 hours ago Iraq Forms Special Operations Room to Liberate Mosul  AINA12 hours ago Did not warn Syrian government of Islamic State raid: US  Economic Times1 month ago U.S. special forces hit Islamic State in Syria raid| Reuters  First Post.com1 month ago
Hindustan Times

3rd Special Forces Group to return to Africa mission

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (Tribune News Service) — On the 25th anniversary of the 3rd Special Forces Group being reactivated at Fort Bragg, officials are announcing a return to the unit's roots. Starting this fall, the Green Berets of 3rd Group will ...
 Stars and Stripes13 hours ago US commandos kill top Islamic State leader Abu Sayyaf in daring Syria raid  Hindustan Times1 month ago US special forces kill senior IS leader in Syria: Pentagon  Zee News1 month ago US Special forces kill ISIS Commander Abu Sayyaf in Syria  DNA1 month ago
Amnesty International USA

Accountability still missing for Human Rights violations in Kashmir: Amnesty India

Twenty-five years after the introduction of the Armed Forces Special Powers Act in Jammu and Kashmir, the law continues to feed a cycle of impunity for human rights violations, Amnesty International India said in a new report published today. The News ...
 Sikh Siyasat Online17 hours ago Denied: Failures in Accountability for Human Rights Violations by Security Force Personnel in Jammu and Kashmir  Noodls16 hours ago Justice denied over human rights violations in Kashmir: Amnesty  Siasat Daily2 hours ago
One India

Jammu & Kashmir government sacks 63 'tainted' civil servants

Special messengers delivered sealed cover letters containing orders of forced retirement to the government officials at their places of posting/residences across the state late yesterday evening. Official sources said that the list of 'highly tainted' ...
 Jagran Post1 day ago 63 'tainted' government servants served forced retirement letters  Rising Kashmir23 hours ago Jammu and Kashmir government sacks 63 'tainted' civil servants  Prokerala1 day ago

Digvijay moves SC for CBI probe in Vyapam scam

In his petition, Singh said the Special Task Force (STF) appointed by the Madhya Pradesh government is not conducting free and fair probe and is trying to protect influential people involved in the multi-crore appointment scam.
 Times of India1 day ago Digvijaya moves SC over Vyapam  HT Syndication1 day ago
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