Khurram Parvez
Daily Round-up | Protests against pension reforms intensify in France & other stories

In today’s episode, we bring you stories of protests against pension reforms in France and Uruguay, US airstrikes in Syria and condemnation of the arrest of a scribe and activist in Kashmir

Kashmiri journalist arrested NIA Arrest of Kashmiri journalist under draconian law draws widespread condemnation 

32-year-old Irfan Mehraj was arrested by the National Investigation Agency (NIA)  for allegedly having close associations with “terror accused” human rights organizations. He has been charged under the draconian Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act

Campaign calling for release of Kashmiri activist Khurram Parvez gains momentum

Following the arrest of activist Khurram Parvez in November, a number of international human rights organizations have launched a solidarity campaign demanding his immediate and unconditional release.

Kashmir activist arrested India’s anti-terror body arrests prominent Kashmir-based activist in a raid

Human rights activist Khurram Parvez was arrested and charged under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act following a raid at his Srinagar residence by the National Investigation Agency 

Civilian death Kashmir Protests break out after paramilitary forces kill civilian for “jumping a checkpoint” in Kashmir

The killing of a 25-year-old civilian has triggered massive protests across central Kashmir. The security forces have responded by firing tear gas canisters and pellets, injuring scores of protesters