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The Peoples Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR)- an India based group, has welcomed the report “Alleged Perpetrators” released by the International Peoples’ Tribunal on Human Rights and Justice in Indian-Administered Kashmir (IPTK) and Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP)  about the continuous impunity enjoyed by the paramilitary forces and the police in the Jammu and Kashmir. PUDR, in its statement, acknowledges that this is the first ever study in India which has broken the cover of anonymity which protects the perpetrators by raising the principle of ‘individual criminal responsibility’ which is well established under International Criminal Law starting with

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This is the Press Release by People’s Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR), demanding commutation of Afzal Guru’s death sentence. PUDR strongly condemns the death sentence to Mohammad Afzal as unfair and unjust and demands the commutation of his sentence. Not only does PUDR oppose capital punishment in principle as violating the right to life, as based on ‘an eye for eye’ revengeful ‘justice’; as inhumane, brutal, arbitrary, and discriminatory, but having followed the case closely we have observed the denial of justice to Afzal. We therefore appeal for clemency for Afzal. To begin with, of those whose mercy petitions have