UN Experts express concern over Ashraf Sehrai’s death, Rights body on Geelani’s Funeral

UN Experts express concern over Ashraf Sehrai's death, Rights body on Geelani's Funeral

The statements issued by the UN and the International Federation for Human Rights join a host of condemnations of alleged violations against dissenters in India. Four UN special rapporteurs have expressed serious concerns over the arrest, alleged torture, and death in custody of Hurriyat leader Ashraf Sehrai. Sehrai died in May this year, battling multiple illnesses at the Government Medical College in Jammu while serving detention under the Public Safety Act (PSA), 1978. The special mandate holders have also demanded a separate, impartial inquiry into the matter. Separately, the International…

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