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Saka Nakodar: Portraits of Sikh Martyrs Installed at Stockton Gurdwara Sahib in USA

On the 4’th February 1986, Sikh Student Federation (SSF) members gathered in Nakodar to collect the Saroops of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji

Exclusive Report On LFHRI’s Fact Finding Report on Custodial Torture of Sikh Youth by Punjab Police

Lawyers For Human Rights International (LFHRI) yesterday (on August 23) released a fact-finding report on brutal torture of Jaspreet Singh Jassa by Punjab police belonging to Hoshiarpur district.

Fact Finding Report on Brutal Torture of Jaspreet Singh Jassa by Punjab Police [Full Report]

Chandigarh: Lawyers For Human Rights International (LFHRI) yesterday (on August 23) released a fact-finding report on brutal torture of Jaspreet Singh Jassa by Punjab police ...

A Legendary activist of Human Rights (The Untold Story of Bapu Chaman Lal of Tarn Taran)

The Sikh Siyasat presents the untold story of Bapu Chaman Lal, who passed away on July 1, 2016 awaiting justice for his son killed by the Punjab police in a fake encounter in 1994. This documentary is a tribute to his untiring struggle and firm commitment for human rights and high values of truth.

Former Cop Gurmeet Pinky Exposes mass human rights abuses by Sumedh Saini and Punjab police

Former Punjab police cat Gurmeet Pinky has exposed illegal killings by Ludhiana police during tenure of Sumedh Saini as SSP of Ludhiana. The video is uploaded on YouTube by journalist Kanwar Sandhu that he was witness to at least 50 fake encounters.

Al Jazeera to Screen Ensaaf documentary The Last Killing in Doha

Al Jazeera has selected Ensaaf’s documentary, The Last Killing, to screen at the 11th annual Al Jazeera International Documentary Film Festival in Doha, Qatar from November 26 to November 29, 2015. Al Jazeera chose The Last Killing from 775 entries received from 90 countries.

Why Punjab Police is so tyrannical? Explains S. Ajmer Singh

Sikh Siyasat News talked to S. Ajmer Singh after Punjab police firing in Kotkapura town and Behbal Kalan village of Punjab, in which two Sikhs were killed and several others were injured. Police had opened fire on peacefully demonstrating Sikhs. This video is a short clip from that interview.

Behbal Kalan Firing: Police never stopped firing even when we picked up dead: Eyewitnesses tell Media

Chandigarh: A news report narrating the Police excess at Behbal Kalan village near Kapurthala on October 14 has appeared in Oct. 16 Indian Express (IE). ...

Heart Breaking Scenes of the killing of peaceful Sikh protesters in Punjab shows little has changed since 1984

Following the desecration of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji, the Sikh Holy scriptures or the living Guru of the Sikhs, at Bargari village in Faridkot district tens of thousands of peaceful Sikh protesters had pitched their tents in Kotkapura town since Monday.

Kotkapura Kand: Sikhs killed in police firing at Behbal Kalan identified

Two Sikhs killed in Punjab police firing at village Behbal Kalan have been identified as Gurjit Singh (youth) of village Saravan and Krishan Avtar Singh (mid-aged) of village Nimami Wala.

Two Sikhs killed as Punjab Police opens fire in Behbal Kalan near Kotkapura

Punjab government has unleashed it's full scale repressive tactics against the Sikh Sangat in order to suppress a peaceful struggle demanding legal action against persons involved in sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib.

Punjab police kill two Sikhs in firing at Behbal Kalan (Kotkapura)

Punjab government has unleashed it's full scale repressive tactics against the Sikh Sangat in order to suppress a peaceful struggle demanding legal action against persons involved in sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib.

‘OUTJUSTICED – the untold story’ – Documentary on Human Rights Abuses in Punjab

Sikh Siyasat today released it’s first documentary titled ‘OUTJUSTICED - the untold story’ on the eve of 66th Human Rights day. Early 1990s period in Punjab was marred by blatant, widespread and systematic human rights abuses by Indian security forces. Illegal confinement, torture, custodial killings, enforced disappearances, fake encounters and secret cremations had become common policing practice. ...

Dal Khalsa terms Patiala court verdict as ray of hope for family members of state repression

Hailing the Patiala court verdict in which it had handed over life sentence to four policemen for kidnapping and then killing a Khanna resident in a fake encounter, the Dal Khalsa feels that it would revive the dying hopes for justice in those families whose children were abducted and subsequently killed in fake encounter by security forces during the heydays of armed struggle in Punjab.

Col. Sandhu demands CBI probe against IG Paramraj Umranangal in 1994 Fake Encounter case

Chandigarh: Chairman of Majha Ex-Servicemen Human Rights Front (MESHRF) Colonel (retd.) G. S. Sandhu has demanded CBI inquiry against Punjab Police I.G. Paramraj Umaranangal for his involvement in fake encounters and extra-judicial killings during 1990s period in Punjab.

Custodial torture: Two women given electric shock by police in Bolath (Kapurthala)

Bholath/Kapurthala, Punjab: In a shocking incident two women have reportedly been given electric shocks by Punjab police inside a police station in Bholath area of Kapurthala. The women were admitted to a private hospital where they were referred to a civil hospital in Kapurthala. Their condition is stated be normal.

Surjit Singh SI admits fake encounters in Punjab

SCI rules for independent probe into encounter killings; Punjab cases to be acid test for impact

New Delhi: The Supreme Court of India (SCI), on Sept. 23, passed directions that each police encounter resulting in death should be thoroughly investigated by an investigative agency. The directions came in an order passed on a plea by the Peoples Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL). The SCI ruled that that there should be an investigation by an independent agency like the Crime Investigation Department in encounter cases.

Police brutality: Pregnant woman beaten up by cops in Mansa district

Mansa, Punjab (May 22, 2014): Another case of police brutality against women has surfaced in Mansa district of Punjab. According to a news reported by The Tribune: [a] few policemen allegedly beat up a pregnant woman at Ralla village in the district today. The policemen allegedly kicked the woman on her stomach, leaving the 23-year-old hospitalised.

Poohla murder case: Navtej Singh Gaggu, Harchand Singh Mari Kamboke & another acquitted

Amritsar, Punjab (May 19, 2014): It is learnt that a trial court in Amritsar has acquitted the persons accused in a case related to murder ...

Enforced Disapprance of Kuljit Singh Dhatt: 3 police officers get 5 years jail after 25 years of trial

Hoshiarpur, Punjab (May 9, 2014): A Hoshiarpur court today pronounced a 25 years old case related to enforced disappearance of Kuljit Singh Dhatt. Dhatt was the son-in-law of Shaheed Bhagat Singh’s sister Parkash Kaur.

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