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Press Release | It Is Time Human Rights Abuse in Kashmir Comes to an End!

[26th October 2017, PRESS RELEASE]   Today is a symbolic day to remember the human rights abuses happening in the region of Kashmir. On the 26th October 1947, India signed of the Instrument of Accession, in which Jammu and Kashmir joined its territory. This was the start of 70 years of tension and conflict in the region. In this period, the area has been theatre to massive violations of human rights, with some sources reporting up to 94.656 people killed. Moreover, rape and torture has been used systematically as instruments of fear and terror in the conflict. Sexual violence,...

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Meet Our Partners! Networking with Human Rights Organisations

After launching the initiative, many human rights activists and organisations have shown interest in joining the WSF. Even though the project started developing only two months ago, it has already reached more than 3000 people within and outside of Europe. This is why we wanted to take a step further and officially open the WSF Call-for-Partnerships. In doing so, WSF Member Organisations kindly invited all those interested in human rights activism to join us on 22nd February to our Meet & Greet Session. The event took place at the Press Club Brussels. Three member organisations were invited to present their human rights...

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