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India, Pakistan should meet obligations under international law: Amnesty

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Both and should fulfil their obligations under international and end the atmosphere of to rights violations in Kashmir, International said on Thursday.

It said the UN report on the situation in on both sides of the Line of Control reaffirmed the demands of various domestic and international organisations to deliver justice for human rights abuses, and protect the freedoms of all people in

In a statement, International said: "Both India and should fulfil their obligations under international human rights and end the atmosphere of in by conducting effective, impartial, and independent investigations into by armed forces."

They should also end the use of repressive laws and respect the right of all people to peacefully express their opinions, he added.

The 49-page report issued by the of the on Human Rights (OHCHR) in on the human rights situation in "Indian-Administered and Pakistan-Administered Kashmir", detailed human rights violations and abuses on both sides of the Line of Control and highlighted a "situation of chronic for violations committed by security forces".

The has outright rejected the report, terming it "overtly prejudiced and seeks to build a false narrative".

International India also noted that the UN human rights body said it had made repeated requests to both India and over two years for unconditional access to both sides of the Line of Control, but had been refused access.

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First Published: Thu, June 14 2018. 21:30 IST
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