October 20, 2019 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Declaring that Punjab Government move to get police police officers convicted of fake encounters and extra-judicial killings released from jail as “unlawful, arbitrary and unconstitutional”, various human rights lawyers today held a joint press conference and condemned the move.
A written statement issued during the press conference was endorsed by Punjab Human Rights Organisation (PHRO) Chairman Justice Ajit Singh Bains, Advocate Rajwinder Singh Bains, Advocate Sarbjit Singh Verka, Punjab Documentation & Advocacy Project (PDAP): Satnam Singh Bains, Barrister, Advocate Jagjit Singh Bajwa, Jaswant Kaur, Advocate Pushpinder Singh Natt, Baljinder Singh Khalra Mission Organisation (KMO):, Mrs Paramjit Kaur Khalra. Lawyers for Human Rights International (LFHI):– Advocate Navkiran Singh, Advocate, Amar Singh Chahal, Advocate Barjinder Singh Sodhi, Advocate Amar Singh Chahal. Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjpur. People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) – Arjun Sheoran Committee for Coordination on Disappearances in Punjab (CCDP):– Sardar Gurtej Singh IAS, Advocate Harshinder Singh. Human Rights Law Network (HRLN)– Senior Supreme Court Advocate Colin Gonsalves and Advocate Veena.
This is video recording of the press conference.
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Related Topics: Advocate Amar Singh Chahal, Advocate Navkiran Singh, Advocate Rajwinder Singh Bains, Enforced Disappearances, Extra-Judicial Killings, Fake Encounters, Human Rights, Human Rights Abuse in India, Impunity Zone Punjab, Jaspal Singh Manjhpur (Advocate), Punjab Police, Punjab Police Atrocities, Satnam Singh (Barrister)