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Sunday, May 15, 2011

WikiLeaks: Indian government accused of condoning torture in Kashmir.

An Indian paramilitary trooper stands guard on a street under curfew in Srinagar, the capital of Kashmir, on September 24.
An Indian paramilitary trooper stands guard on a street under curfew in Srinagar, 
the capital of Kashmir, on September 24.


(CNN)-- A U.S. diplomatic cable written five years ago concluded that the government of India condoned torture of suspects held in detention centers in Jammu and Kashmir, a region that has seen a long guerrilla war by Muslim separatists, many supported by Pakistan.

The cable, obtained by WikiLeaks and published by The Guardian newspaper in Britain, describes a confidential briefing from a representative of the International Committee of Red Cross. In interviews with nearly 1,500 detainees over a three-year period, it had received reports that included sexual abuse, stretching and the

CNN | Dec 17, 2010 - read full report