Rights group says India using torture as war tactic

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ISLAMABAD: Indian forces in held Kashmir use torture as weapon to punish Kashmiri detainees and to force them into becoming informers, or join organisations that counter freedom fighters’ groups, revealed a rights organisation.
“Torture is used to extract information, punish Kashmiri detainees and try to force them to become informers or join counter freedom fighters’ organisations,” said a report of Human Rights Watch (HRW).