Srinagar: Former Parliamentarian  Prof Saifuddin Soz on Sunday said that soon after the Pulwama civilian killings he talked to Common Wealth Human Rights Chief Sanjoy Hazarika and asked him to visit Kashmir and ‘see unabated killings of civilians by the forces, who use the blackest of all laws the AFSPA.’

“Inviting attention to the massacre that took place at Pulwama on Saturday, I urged the Common-Wealth Human Rights  Chief Sanjoy Hazarika to visit Kashmir and see for himself the blatant and extreme human rights violations through the black and draconian law – the AFSPA,” Soz said in a statement.

Soz said that he told Hazarika that Pulwama killings was a ‘massacre’ of unarmed civilians and his organization should demand an enquiry by a sitting judge of the Supreme Court of India.

This post was published on December 16, 2018