Kashmir/India/Rafto Prize for Human Rights: Two Kashmiri activists receive Rafto Prize for human rights on Sunday

November 3, 2017

Norway’s prestigious Rafto Prize for human rights will be conferred here to two prominent human rights activists, Parvez Imroz and Parveena Ahangar,from disputed Jammu and Kashmir, Sunday, November 5. Both the Kashmiri activists will be speaking at the ceremony titled, ‘Voices of Kashmir – Defending Civilians in a Heavily Militarized Zone.’

 

Parvez Imroz is co-founder of the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS), which promotes human rights and non-violence. The JKCCS has documented the Indian authorities´ use of torture in Jammu and Kashmir and published several reports, being used as reference document worldwide. Parvez is a veteran lawyer and has survived an assassination attempt.

 

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https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/norway-picks-kashmiri-activists-for-rafto-prize-for_us_59fcb8cee4b076eaaae26f3b

http://kashmirwatch.com/rafto-award-ceremony-kashmir-human-right-activists-arrive-in-norway/

https://www.trtworld.com/europe/two-indian-kashmir-activists-awarded-rafto-prize-for-human-rights-11944

http://kashmirnarrator.com/parveena-ahangar-parvez-imroz-awarded-rafto-prize-human-rights/

http://www.risingkashmir.com/news/heroes-and-hope-parveena-and-parvez

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parvez_Imroz

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