27 October 2016
The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders (The Observatory)
The Asian Federation Against Involuntary Disappearances (AFAD)
The Asian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)
Human Rights Defenders Alert - India (HRDA)
The International Coalition Against Enforced Disappearances (ICAED)
Bangkok-Dhaka-Geneva-Madurai-Paris-Quezon City, 26 October 2016 – The High Court in Jammu and Kashmir has again prolonged the arbitrary detention of Kashmiri human rights defender Mr. Khurram Parvez, who has already spent 40 days in jail. Our organisations call on the Indian authorities to release him immediately.