AI team calls on SHRC members
Srinagar, Apr 16: A team of prominent human rights watchdog Amnesty International called on the members of the Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) and discussed its functioning and the human rights situation in the Valley, officials said.
They said the two member team comprising Sahana Basavapatna and Sapta Reshi Mandal, researchers of the Amnesty International, met SHRC members Javaid Kawoos, Rafiq Fida and secretary Tariq Banday.
Officials said during the meeting, the team held threadbare discusses on the powers and functioning of the Commission.
“The team also discussed the status of various cases including the mass graves, Kunanposhpora mass rape case. They also discussed functioning of the Commission, preparation of annual reports, and staff strength. The team expressed satisfaction over working of the Commission,” the officials said.
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