AK Rockefeller India



Australia’s Piracy on the High Seas

The protracted debacle that has been this detention at sea has left the human rights reputation of Australia in a shaky state. The piracy and detention of people by Australian officials outside their own territory ra ...


Over 8,000 Men Disappeared in Kashmir Since 1989

Kashmir women protest, demanding information and responsibility for missing husbands and children, who were disappeared by rebels or by the Indian security forces and presumably killed. ...


Rohingya Documentary: Stateless In Their Own Country

To commemorate the one year anniversary of the first outbreak of violence in Arakan state, Myanmar in June 2012, Restless Beings held a special exclusive screening of a documentary- Stateless In Their Own Country. ...


Tibet: Situation Critical

Tibet Situation : Critical - Full Documentary by Jason Lansdell, is an extensive look at the current situation in Tibet and for Tibetans in exile. It covers the history of Tibet, before and after the Chinese invasion ...


Kashmir: Breaking the Silence

In Kashmir, the scale of human rights violations—from collective punishment and assassinations, to custodial deaths and disappearances—is staggering. Yet little of what goes on in that Himalayan region reaches th ...

Public Servants Bearing Witness Vol. 2

Public Servants Bearing Witness Vol. 2

Public Servants BEARING WITNESS serves as a supplement to mainstream news’ output. P.S. BEARING WITNESS was created to help maintain an informed public by covering the major international stories mainstream media h ...


Indonesia To Build Unmanned Drone Squadron In 2013

Indonesia's Minister for Research and Technology, Gusti Muhammad Hatta said the country will build an unmanned drone squadron in 2013 for special missions and national defence, Indonesia's Antara reported. ...


Kashmir’s Torture Trail

“Just watched the documentary. Devastating. Damning evidence of widespread torture. It’s going to be a sad, sad night.” - Mirza Waheed ...


Save Rohingya

The Rohingya have no rights under Burmese law, and are often extremely poor and marginalized in Arakan State. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have attempted to escape to other countries, mostly to neighboring Bang ...


US grills India for flagrant human rights violations

The United States has castigated the Indian government for extrajudicial killings, torture, rape and disappearances by Indian troops in Jammu and Kashmir and in north-eastern Indian states. ...

Sultan Zain-ul-Abidin

Of Myths and Facts: Kashmir

Ultimately the truth of Kashmir will have to triumph; Kashmir will surely outlive this hate, divide and oppression. ...

Syed Ali Gilani

Kashmiris should be allowed to decide their future

KASHMIR CONFERENCE PLEDGES TO CONTINUE STRUGGLE. The veteran Kashmiri Hurriyet leader, Syed Ali Gilani, has said that the Kashmiris are the arbiters of their destiny and they should be allowed to decide their future ...


Vote Rio Tinto for Greenwash Gold 2012

Rio Tinto is bad news for many communities around the world. Its operations have failed to provide adequate protection of public health, the environment, workers and human rights. It is a scandal that it should be pr ...


Why America Won’t Help With Kashmir

THE WEST LOOKS UPON INDIA AS A BOOMING MARKET WHERE IT CAN SELL ITS ARMAMENTS AND TECHNOLOGY. India, the largest importer of arms in the world, is planning to enhance its stockpile by buying $100 billion worth of new ...


Free Waqar – Worldwide Campaign for Jailed Kashmiri Student

This is an urgent appeal to civil society all over the world and campaigners of human rights, justice and liberty, to help spread the word about Waqar's wrongful, illegal and oppressive treatment at the hands of the ...


ACHR: Youth of Jammu & Kashmir Denied Justice

The Asian Centre for Human Rights, stated that the “juvenile justice system is rotten in Jammu and Kashmir.” ...


Missing Persons of Kashmir

Since the insurgency began in the 1980s, local people started going missing. By now, it is estimated that the total number of people missing in Jammu and Kashmir amounts to over 10,000. ...


Giving Kashmir an MFN chance

If Pakistan accords India MFN status, the two nations can begin to strengthen economic ties and give Kashmir a greater chance to restore itself. ...


India: US Journalist Deported for Reporting on Kashmir

As the Indian government scurried to deal with a growing outrage about unmarked mass graves unearthed in Kashmir, it deported an American journalist on Friday who was known for his critical reporting of human rights ...

Bhil tribe girls

India Supreme Court Judge Condemns Historic Injustice of Tribal Peoples

Two of India’s Supreme Court judges have passed a groundbreaking judgement recognising India’s tribal people as the nation’s ‘original inhabitants’ and strongly condemning their ‘historic injustice’. ...

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