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Policemen during an encounter in Sopore in which a local militant, Waseem Ahmad Ganai was killed. By Fahad Shah The J-K police have declined to provide information regarding the awards and promotions given to its men for anti-militancy operations since 1989 to 2012 in Jammu and Kashmir. The department’s rejection came in response to an application filed by Human Rights activist, Khurram Parvez of Jammu and Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS). The RTI was submitted on 26 April, 2012 to the Department of Home, J-K government, under J&K Right to Information Act, 2009. The State Home department, on June

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Army personnel taking positions during an encounter in Laribal, Handwara. By Fahad Shah In response to an appeal by a Human Rights activist, Khurram Parvez of Association of Parents of Disappeared People (APDP), under the Jammu and Kashmir Right to Information Act, 2009, the J-K police have denied to give the information which relates to all the encounters from 1989 to 2012 in the state. The J-K police in a rejection order (CIV/RTI/37/2012/866), dated May 22, 2012, sent to Parvez have said that the information asked for cannot be supplied as it falls under section 8 (1) A of the