AI team meets SHRC chairperson
UMER MAQBOOL DAR
Srinagar, May 21: The 2-member team of Amnesty International (AI) met the chairperson of the State Human Rights Commission Justice (retd) Bashir-ud-din here on Friday.
The team comprising Ramesh Gopala Krishnan and BikramJeetBatra discussed in detail the overall human rights situation, sources said.
They said the team members, who are on a 6-day Kashmir visit, also met the delegation of All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSC) headed by its coordinator Jaghmohan Singh Raina. “The APSC demanded fresh probe in the killings of Sikhs in the Valley,” sources said.
“The agriculture land, orchards and other properties of the Sikh community have been occupied by forces without any compensation,” the sources quoted APSC members having told the AI team.
The team members also interacted with the activists of Jammu and Kashmir Mass Movement and office bearers of International Committee for Red Cross (ICRC).
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