Amnesty International Slams India In Its HR Report
Muhammad Irfan 14 days ago Wed 07th April 2021 | 10:20 AM
ISLAMABAD, Apr 7 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 7th Apr, 2021 ) :The London-based rights watchdog, Amnesty International has slammed India for its punitive lockdown in response to the COVID-19 outbreak, as well as its handling of the anti-CAA (Citizenship (Amendment) Act) protests, farmers' protests, Delhi riots and clampdown on civil liberties in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir.
In the section on India, the report said: "There was widespread impunity and lack of accountability for murders and attacks carried out by vigilante mobs and police officers against religious minorities."On lockdown, it said: "In March, migrant workers were forced by police to crawl, as punishment for breaching norms. The majority of those arrested for violating lockdown norms belonged to marginalized communities."