December 11, 2016 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Batala: 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.
Today, Batala town witnessed the March which was marked by the participation of the victims of state repression. The organizer Dal Khalsa and participants called it, “an assembly to remind the world about the pain and suffering of the conflict that remains unattended to”.
Victims during the march could be seen holding the photographs of their near and dear ones who were disappeared without even a trace, the march was seen as a reminder to the government that either “declare them dead or help them to know their whereabouts”.