Parvez is a leading member of the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society, a group that has frequently published reports on human rights abuses in the region, including disappearances, torture and mass graves. Kashmir, disputed between India and Pakistan, remains one of the world’s most heavily militarized areas, with hundreds of thousands of troops on the Indian side of the valley alone.
The accused, Ganesh Mishra, has been arrested and charged with attempted murder and provisions of the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. The victim is admitted in hospital in Rewa, and the limb has been reattached to his body. It is not immediately clear if it can be used again.
The Samyukta Kisan Morcha (SKM), an umbrella body of farmers' unions, is holding Mahapanchayat in Lucknow today to press for a law guaranteeing MSP and the sacking of Union Minister Ajay Mishra, whose son is an accused in the Lakhimpur Kheri violence. People in thousands have gathered in Mahapanchayat at Eco Garden in Lucknow on Monday, 22 November.
14th November marks the 500th day of the wrongful imprisonment of Anti CAA NRC activist Athar Khan. Delhi Police detained Athar on July 2nd, 2020 in connection with Anti Muslim Delhi violence.