Enforced disappearances
Sri Lanka Tamils tortured Tamil political detainees in Sri Lanka abused and tortured in custody, says report

As many as 15 Tamil political prisoners have testified to torture and sexual abuse by the Sri Lankan security forces. The revelations were part of a report released by the International Trust and Justice Project

Families of disappeared persons demonstrate in Sri Lanka’s Mullaitivu

Hundreds of Tamil families have been protesting in northern Mullaitivu for four years, demanding justice and campaigning to trace down the whereabouts of their family members

Janikhel tribesmen protest Pak Janikhel tribesmen demand justice in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province

Protesting the death of a tribal elder, the Janikhel tribesmen were attempting a march from Bannu district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to Islamabad when they were stopped by the police using force. One protester died in the police action

North Waziristan targeted killing protest In Pakistan’s North Waziristan, residents take to the streets against murder of doctor

Dr. Waliullah Dawar was killed last week by unknown assailants. On Wednesday, led by Pashtun Tahafuz Movement leader Mohsin Dawar, protesters demanded legal action against the perpetrators and immediate release of all political prisoners

Pakistan activist abducted Protesters in Pakistan demand release of missing activist Amar Fayaz

Amar Fayaz, a member of the Progressive Youth Alliance, was abducted from Sindh’s Jamshoro three weeks ago in what the protesters claim was an enforced disappearance by the security forces. They have demanded his immediate release

Families of disappeared persons protest in Sri Lanka Families of disappeared persons hold protest rallies in Sri Lanka

On the International Day of the Victims of Enforced Disappearances, hundreds of Tamil families carried out protest rallies in Jaffna and Batticaloa in Sri Lanka, calling for justice for their missing kin

Protest against police brutality Kenya Kenyans protest against police brutality and killing of innocent civilians 

Police in Kenya are accused of using excessive force and violence in the name of imposing the lockdown to prevent COVID-19, especially against people in the slums of capital Nairobi. Protesters also expressed solidarity with the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests in the US

Baloch activists deaths Activists from Balochistan province of Pakistan found dead in mysterious circumstances

In separate incidents within the span of four days, as many as four activists from the Balochistan province in Pakistan have been found dead

Bangladesh journalist missing Senior journalist goes missing in Bangladesh

Activists groups fear that Shafiqul Islam Kajol, a photojournalist who went missing a day after a police complaint was filed against him, has been subjected to enforced disappearance. He was accused of publishing false news by a member of parliament

PTM gathering Pakistan Calling for justice for Pashtuns, thousands gather in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The Pashtun Tahaffuz Movement (PTM) has called for unity among the Pashtun leadership, and has declared that another such public gathering will be held in Balochistan on the death anniversary of PTM leader Arman Loni on February 6

Kashmir enforced disapperance Missing Kashmiri Teenager Picked up by Army, Alleges Family

Is Naseer Ahmad Wani another statistic in the history of enforced disappearances in Kashmir? 

100 DAYS OF SIEGE IN KASHMIR 100 days of siege in Kashmir

Fear and political uncertainty have gripped the entire state, but people are determined to resist the state repression.

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