Sunday, August 28, 2011

Amnesty Calls for Investigation into Mass Graves in Kashmir

Voice of America News, August 23, 2011

Kashmiri villagers walk past a graveyard containing unidentified dead at Bimyar, about 60 miles (96 kilometers) west of Srinagar, India (File Photo)
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Kashmiri villagers walk past a graveyard containing unidentified dead at Bimyar, about 60 miles (96 kilometers) west of Srinagar, India (File Photo)

Amnesty International is calling for an impartial investigation into mass graves found in Indian-controlled Kashmir.

Sunday, India’s Jammu and Kashmir State Human Rights Commission released a report saying a three-year investigation had uncovered 2,156 unidentified bodies in 38 sites in the region.

In a statement released Monday, Amnesty International asked Indian officials to allow impartial forensic experts to carry out a thorough investigation of the skeletal remains.

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