Farooq Ahmad Dar said for him, justice will only be served if those who tied him to an army jeep are punished.
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The Centre had admitted in 2013 that a draft on such a policy was circulated to the states and armed forces.
“Our situation is complicated. Whether we are on duty, or at home, we constantly fear for the safety of our family. Terrorists have opened a front against the police force in Kashmir. At home, we are the easiest targets.”
The state human rights commission had on July 10 directed Jammu and Kashmir to pay Dar Rs 10 lakh as compensation.
The State Human Rights Commission stopped short of announcing action against the army, as it lacked jurisdiction.
There are chilling similarities between the justifications advanced for the actions of the British Indian army in Punjab in 1919 and those being offered today in defence of the acts of the Indian army in Kashmir.
What happens to the idea of democracy when a man loses his autonomy, is forced to experience an animal helplessness?
Farooq Ahmad Dar says he was beaten with gun butts and wooden sticks, and paraded through many villages while tied to the jeep.