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Killing of innocent child in Kupwara- An outcome of recent threat statement of Indian army chief: Hurriyat

Hurriyat Conference maintains that killing of innocent baby was an outcome of recent threat statement of Indian army chief against militants families.

Modi, Hindu nationalism and the criminalisation of Muslims: South Asia Solidarity Group Event in London on March 17

South Asian Solidarity Group (SASG) is going to hold an event on topic: "Modi, Hindu nationalism and the criminalisation of Muslims" to commemorate the 15th anniversary of genocidal massacre of Muslims in Gujarat.

Amnesty’s Report Trashes India’s claim of being a “Great” Democracy: says Dal Khalsa

India’s claim for being a great democracy is mere farce and fraud, said Dal Khalsa. Sikh body statement says from Punjab to Kashmir, from Tamil Nadu to the North-East, incidents of rights violations are reaching gigantic proportions.

Politics Of Demonitization: Amnesty International Report Denounces India For Its Inhumane Economic Polices

UK based human rights group Amnesty International on Wednesday here today tabled a report under the heading of "Politics Of Demonitization" that elaborates

Free Speech and Academic Freedom under Threat in Indian Universities: says Amnesty India

Academic freedom in universities must be protected recent events at Ramjas college in Delhi illustrate the growing threat to freedom of expression on Indian university campuses, said Amnesty International India.

Behbal Kalan Firing: Criminal Complaint filed against Cops in Faridkot Court

Resham Singh has demanded legal action against the then Moga SSP Charanjit Sharma, the then Faridkot SP Bikramjit Singh and the then SHO Bajakhana Amarjit Singh Kular.

Bombay HC Judge Consider the Religion of Decease (Islam) a favourable point for Murder Accused Hindutva activists

A judge of Bombay high court said that the fact of deceased belonging to a different religion (Islam) was a favourable point for the accused persons (Hindus).

USA: Trump’s seven first steps to sabotage human rights: Amnesty International

Since taking over at the White House, US President Donald Trump has wasted little time putting into action his poisonous campaign rhetoric.

World Sikh Organization (WSO) Statement on International Human Rights Day

Today we mark International Human Rights Day. On this day in 1948, the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Sikh Bodies Remember victims of Enforced Disappearances in Punjab on Human Rights Day

From the juncture of seeking justice for the police firing victim to the point of children eagerly waiting their parents who were disappeared or faced custodial deaths – the painful side of the two-decade old Punjab conflict came to the fore on 68th International Human Rights Day.

“Enforced Disappearances in Punjab” : Sikh Bodies Remembers Victims on World Human Rights Day.

From the juncture of seeking justice for the alleged police firing victim to the point of children eagerly waiting their parents who were disappeared

Monika Kumar On Gujarat Files Book, Its Punjabi Translated Version and Rana Ayyub

This is full video recording of speech by Monika Kumar on Gujarat Files book, its Punjabi translation and Rana Ayyub. It was recorded at Prachin Kala Kendar, Sector 36, Chandigarh on December 04, 2016.

Accountability Still Missing for 1984 Sikh massacre: says Amnesty India; Insaaf ’84 Campaign Digest Launched

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed by the central government must not waste the opportunity to deliver justice for the 1984 Sikh massacre, said Amnesty International India today at the Chandigarh launch of a campaign digest on the massacre.

1991 Fake Encounter: Ropar Court Acquits 4 Cops, including Ex-DGP SK Sharma, on ‘benefit of doubt’

A trial court in Ropar (Rupnagar) on December 3, 2016 acquitted four Punjab police personnel, including former Punjab director general of police SK Sharma, in case 1991 fake encounter case while reportedly granting "benefit of doubt" to the accused.

VIDEO NEWS REPORT: Nabha Jailbreak Incident & Police Firing at Car Near Samana

This is news report regarding reported jailbreak at Maximum Security Jail, Nabha and police firing on a car near Samana which resulted in death of a 25 years old girl named Neha.

Video Surfaces on Social Media: Punjab Police Flee From Spot After Firing at Car near Samana

A video has surfaced on social media which shows Punjab police personnel fleeing from the spot after firing at a Car near Samana.

Detention of rights activist Khurram Parvez illegal, Release him: says J&K High Court

Jammu and Kashmir High Court has termed the detention of Kashmiri human rights activist Khurram Parvez, under the Public Safety Act (PSA) as illegal, adding that the government order was not legal and that the “detaining authority has abused its powers”.

Human Rights Issues Discussed at US Congressional Briefing

Major concerns relating violations of the basic human rights around the world including in India were expressed at the special US Congressional Briefing held in Washington on November 16.

SAD (Mann) Seeks International Probe into Bhopal Encounter of SIMI Activists

The Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann), a political party led by former MP Simranjit Singh Mann has demanded 'international probe' into Bhopal encounter in which the police had killed eight activists of Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI).

Lawyer Seeks Justice for Gurcharan Singh who lived as half-burnt man since 1984 and died awaiting justice in 2009

Gurcharan Singh Rishi was attempted to be burnt alive by Congress party workers and goons on 1st Nov 1984. His uncle Santokh Singh got killed and his father and brother got injured, while the family home was burnt down and their vehicles were also set on fire.

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