India: Joint Open Letter to call for an end to human rights violations in Kashmir and release of jailed human rights defenders and political prisoners

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Index Number: ASA 20/7133/2023
In this joint open letter, Amnesty International along with the undersigned organisations bring to the attention of the representative of G20 member countries, guest countries and invited international organizations serious concerns regarding
human rights violations occurring in Indian-administered Kashmir (IAK) including the unlawful detention and persecution of human rights defenders and journalists. As your leaders prepare to attend the G20 Summit in September 2023, we urge your government to raise these issues directly and forthrightly with the government of India in accordance with your obligations under international law and call on India to adhere to its international legal obligations.