Kashmir: Human rights activist Khurram Parvez sends a message to supporters from jail


Free Khurram Demonstration, Defence of Human Right group Pakistan

(Image via Amina Masood Janjua)

Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) legal team have recently met with Khurram Parvez at the Kot Bhalwal Jail, Jammu. Khurram is a well known Kashmiri human rights activist who was detained on the 16th September 2016  following his attempt to travel to Geneva, Switzerland where he had been invited to participate in a session of the UN Human Rights Council. He was later accused of accused of inciting stone pelting and protests.

See following link for story,

“Kashmir: JKCCS statement on unlawful arrest, detention of Khurram Parvez”


Kashmir has been in a state of unrest following the killing of Burhan Wani, commander of Hizbul Mujahideen on July 8th 2016. A struggle for independence from India and azadi (freedom) began following partition in 1947.

Khurram Parvez asked his legal representatives to share the following message:


(Image via University Community, Facebook)


“Kashmir: JKCCS statement: Legal proceedings for Khurram Parvez release begin…Defender accused of inciting stone pelting and protests”


Carol Anne Grayson is an independent writer/researcher on global health/human rights/WOT and is Executive Producer of the Oscar nominated, Incident in New Baghdad.  She is a Registered Mental Nurse with a Masters in Gender Culture and Development. Carol was awarded the ESRC, Michael Young Prize for Research 2009, and the COTT ‘Action = Life’ Human Rights Award’ for “upholding truth and justice”. She is also a survivor of US “collateral damage”.

About Carol Anne Grayson

Blogging for Humanity.... Campaigner/researcher global health/human rights/drones/WOT/insurgency http://www.esrc.ac.uk/ESRCInfoCentre/PO/experts/Health_and_Wellbeing.aspx Exec Producer of Oscar nominated documentary Incident in New Baghdad, currently filming on drones.
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