Mohammad Ashraf Koka

Mohammad Ashraf koka was picked up from his residence on 27 October, 2001 at around 7:30 pm and disappeared.

– Ghulam Hassan has been fighting for his son

The family states that he was picked up by personnel of the 10th battalion ITBP, Verinag Camp.

Ghulam Hassan has been fighting his son Mohammad Ashraf Koka’s case since 2001. Ashraf was a government employee, working as a junior assistant in the J&K judicial service.

The family filed a contempt petition in 2005 against inaction of the police in completing investigations in their case.

A few years ago, Ghulam Hassan realized that with age, he was beginning to forget. So he wrote down everything that had happened in his son’s case in a notebook.

THE PETITION

Fifteen Kashmiri families who lost their loved ones in cases of human rights violations by the security forces in Jammu and Kashmir are urging the Ministry of Home Affairs and Ministry of Defense to ensure the right to truth for victims, their families and affected communities and ensure that they have access to full disclosure about human rights violations. The families want both the ministries to:

1. Make informartion available related to all 15 cases highlighted by Amnesty International India on this digital platform.

2. Make information pertaining to the proceedings, verdicts and sentences of courts-martial and security force courts publicly accessible including through the Right to Information Act, 2005 and by other means including an online database

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