India: Amnesty International submission to the Jammu and Kashmir Home Department

Index Number: ASA 20/015/2013

In this submission to the Home Department of the Government of Jammu and Kashmir on the Draft Jammu and Kashmir Police Bill, 2013 (the Draft Bill), Amnesty International expresses deep concern that the Draft Bill, if passed into law in its current form, will perpetuate the culture of impunity for human rights abuses and violations that exists in Jammu and Kashmir. This submission analyses some of the provisions of the Draft Bill in light of India’s international human rights obligations.

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