India arrests prominent Kashmir rights activist

India arrests prominent Kashmir rights activist

November 22, 2021 Off By
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Al-Araby

India’s top anti-terrorism investigation agency on Monday arrested a prominent human rights activist in restive Indian-administered Kashmir after raiding his home and office, his wife said. Personnel from the National Investigation Agency (NIA) arrested Khurram Parvez in the main city of Srinagar, his wife Samina told AFP. They also confiscated Parvez’s mobile phone, laptop and some books, along with her cell phone. “They said it’s a case of ‘terror funding’,” she said. Parvez, 42, is the program coordinator for a widely respected rights group in the disputed territory, the Jammu Kashmir Coali…

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