Permission Denied, Amnesty Cancels Its Srinagar Event

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SRINAGAR: Amnesty International India has cancelled its Srinagar event slated for later today (June 12, 2019) because the district administration has denied them permission, a spokesperson of the human rights watchdog said.

“This is to inform you hat the event has been cancelled as district administration denied permission,” the single line information was delivered to the newsrooms who were earlier invited to cover the event.

According to an earlier communication, the Amnesty had invited reporters to cover the event where the watchdog was slated to release its report on Public Safety Act. The report titled Tyranny of a ‘lawless law’: Detention without charge or trial Under the J&K Public Safety Act. No more details were immediately available. The event was slated in a city hotel.

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