The APDP was founded in 1994, when large number of parents used to visit the High court to file or to pursue the Habeas Corpus petitions. The relatives used to take the individual efforts in a disorganised manner.

Finally the Patron, a practicing lawyer and a Human Rights activist with the help of chairperson, herself the victim of Enforced disappearances put them on collective forum for collective efforts. The APDP technically is not a human right group but the association of the sufferers wronged by the functioning of the state, who are campaigning for knowing the whereabouts of their missing relatives. Any person victim of the disappearances could be the member of the association.

The association has no political affiliations or political positions. It is an independent group seeking justice from the state

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Saturday, April 26, 2003


Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (Indian Controlled Kashmir)


APDP, since its formation in 1994, has been campaigning against Enforced or Involuntary Disappearances (EID) in Jammu And Kashmir State. The association from time to time highlighted the plight of EID, but the govt. remains indifferent to their problems. In the month of January, the association had given two months notice to the state govt for considering their demands, which the govt. has not responded to. The association has now decided to go for hunger strike from 17-24 April for pressing their demands. Read more

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