New Delhi, Nov 2 (PTI) Justice for slain journalist Gauri Lankesh, release of Delhi University professor GN Saibaba, probe into alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir were among 15 demands made in a resolution that was passed unanimously at a two-day human rights conference.Also Read - Jammu and Kashmir Lockdown: Resumption of Physical Hearing of Court Cases in J&K, Ladakh from August 2
Organised by an umbrella organisation of human rights bodies, National Confederation Of Human Rights Orgnisations (NCHRO), the conference held on October 28 and 29 saw participation of several activists and also relatives of victims of alleged human rights violations. Also Read - Indian Army Recruitment 2021: Apply Online For Clerical, Technical Posts Today | Check Rally Venue, Other Details Here
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During one of the sessions, JNU professor Nivedita Menon said the new chancellors appointed by the NDA government were “trying to introduce a culture of “Rashtravaad” (nationalism).
A law against torture, repeal of laws like Armed Forces Special Powers Act (AFSPA) and ending fake encounters were some other demands.
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