India

alert status : Genocide alert

 

Genocide stage:

5- organization 

Affected groups:

  • muslims

  • landowners

 

Current situation:

  • Hindu Extremists and Naxalite maoists are harassing the groups listed above

Developments

(CNN)Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has likened India's revoking of Jammu and Kashmir state's autonomy to Nazi ideology, and warned the international community that inaction would be similar to appeasing Hitler. 

Indian-controlled Kashmir, one of the world's most sensitive regionsremains in lockdown amid a communications blackout, with landline connections, internet and mobile coverage all suspended. Tens o...

SRINAGAR, Kashmir — Ever since Kashmir’s autonomy was suddenly revoked last week, Raja Mohi-ud-din, an editor at one of the few Kashmiri newspapers still operating, has been starting his days extremely early.

At 2 a.m., he jumps on his motorcycle with a hard drive in his pocket and zooms down Srinagar’s back alleys, the roar of the bike’s engine echoing against the tight brick walls.

He weaves around coils of barbed wire, past s...

August 9, 2019

The Kashmir conflict, referred to as a “territorial dispute,” has been central to tense relations in Asia for more than 70 years, particularly between the two nuclear powers of India and Pakistan.

Tensions have escalated between the countries many times in the past and have sometimes resulted in military confrontation.

Kashmiris are an Indigenous people living under colonial occupation who have been fighting for their right to p...

August 8, 2019

The UN has said the latest restrictions imposed on Indian-administered Kashmir are deeply concerning and "will exacerbate the human rights situation".

A UN spokesperson highlighted a telecommunications ban, the arbitrary detention of leaders and a ban on political assembly.

The region has been on lockdown since Sunday with communication cut off.

It came as India made the controversial decision to remove its special constitutional...

Subjugating an entire people wasn’t enough for Prime Minister Narendra Modi

LAHORE, Pakistan — Pakistani kids are taught in and out of school that Kashmir is our “shah rug” (jugular vein). Indians believe that Kashmir is their “atoot ang” (indispensable body part). Urdu and Persian poetry is full of paeans to the beauty of Kashmir. If there is paradise on earth, “it is this, it is this, it is this,” the 14th-century poet Amir K...

July 30, 2019

(Bangkok and Geneva, July 5, 2019)— The Government of India should prevent forced returns of refugees from Myanmar, Fortify Rights said in a short video today. Fortify Rights received mobile-phone footage showing Indian security forces dragging an unknown Rakhine refugee woman from a bamboo hut and carrying an infant child in Mizoram State.

This week, Indian security forces reportedly forced more than 100 Rakhine refugees back...

The Indian government has adopted attitudes similar to Myanmar's towards the Rohingya.

Earlier this month, India sparked panic among its long-suffering Rohingya refugee population by deporting a family of five to their home country ofMyanmar, where they will most certainly face human rights violations and imprisonment. This expulsion came on the heels of the controversial forced repatriation of seven Rohingya men last October....

Originally published on July 17, 2018

Updated on January 17, 2018

Genocide Watch has issued a Genocide Watch for Assam State, India, where millions of Bengali Muslims face losing citizenship status. A Genocide Watch is declared when early warning signs indicate the danger of a genocidal process underway.

On July 30, 2018, seven million people in Assam State, mostly Muslims of Bengali descent, may lose their Indian citizenship and...

India has deported its first group of Rohingya Muslims, raising fears of further repatriations.

Watch the video here. 

Rights groups and activists have slammed the Indian government for deporting seven Rohingya men to Myanmar, a controversial decison that was also backed by the country's top court.

On Thursday, India's Supreme Court allowed the first deportations of Rohingya after it rejected a last-minute plea by defence at...

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India said on Sunday people whose names are missing from a list of citizens to be issued by a border state this month will not be detained, amid concerns that Muslims will be targeted under the guise of detecting illegal immigrants from Bangladesh.

FILE PHOTO: A woman carrying her son arrives to check her name on the draft list of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) at an NRC center in Chandamari villa...

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