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India Must Free Arbitrarily Detained Kashmiri Prisoners: International Human Rights Groups

Various international human rights organisations have issued a joint release urging the Government of India to free arbitrarily detained Kashmiri prisoners. Indian state imposed widespread restrictions of movement and communication in internationally disputed region of Kashmir after the Government of India changed it's domestic constitution on August 5, 2019 in an attempt to abrogate special political status of Jammu and Kashmir.

Is Coronavirus Airbrone? Check What World Health Organisation (WHO) Says

Coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, has caused lockdowns across the globe. People are concerned to know about how this virus spreads. A concern in this regard, is whether this virus is airbrone? or whether it spreads through air?

Various Districts of Punjab Sees Attractive View of Snow Laden Dhauladhar Mountain Range

As air quality has increased because of lockdown in Punjab, people from various districts of Punjab were able to see snow laden Dhauladhar mountain range of Himalayas.

OUTJUSTICED-2 : Documentary on Human Rights and Impunity in Punjab

Title: OutJusticed 2 Director: Parmjeet Singh Associate Director: Pardeep Singh Editor: Jasbir Singh DOP: Deep Hundal & Saket Goyal Music: Baljinder Singh Also Available on ...

Fed by Punjab Police & Musewala’s Song, AlJazeera, BBC Carry Fake Reports Vilifying COVID19 Victim Baldev Singh

A shameful vilifying campaign against Baldev Singh of Pathlava village and his family is joined by various Indian media outlets and international media outlets like AlJazeera and BBC. Both platforms have carried highly misleading reports vilifying Baldev Singh who was confirmed as COVID19 positive a day after his death on March 19.

Why Punjab Police DGP Dinkar Gupta Sees Social Media As A Major Challenge? [A Brief Analysis]

DGP Dinkar Gupta’s utterances against Kartarpur Sahib yatra had invited strong criticism from Sikh netizens i.e. Sikhs active over the internet or the social media. After extensive outrage DGP Gupta had to express regret over his remarks.

Amnesty Calls Indian State to Restore Full Internet Access in Kashmir to Mitigate COVID-19 Risk

In the wake of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Government of the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir must restore full access to internet services in the region of

Sikh Genocide Awareness Week Bill Passes Second Round Reading in Ontario Parliament

A bill seeking declaration of first week of November as 1984 Sikh Genocide remembrance week passed in second reading in the Ontario Provincial Parliament.

High Court Hears PIL of 8257 Missing and Extra-Judicially Killed in Fake Encounters in Punjab

A bench of Chief Justice of Punjab & Haryana High Court resumes hearing PIL of 8257 missing and extra-judicially killed persons in staged encounters in Punjab from 1984-1995.

Economists, Social Scientists and Academics Demand Delinking of Census from NPR

We are economists and social scientists who are deeply concerned about the major implications for the Indian statistical system, of the attempt to combine data collection for the 2021 Census of India with that for the proposed National Population Register.

Court Notice to NIA and Jail Authorities for Mentally Torturing Sikh Undertrial

A Mohali based special NIA court for Punjab has issued notice to the National Investigation Agency (NIA) and Amritsar jail authorities for allegedly mentally torturing an undertrial person. 

Looming Threat of Genocide in India

by: Pieter Friedrich* I Last month, a widowed Muslim woman in India was arrested and charged with sedition — that is, with inciting an insurrection. ...

Human Rights Under Assault Worldwide: Warns UN Chief

People’s basic human rights – their birth-right – are “under assault”, UN Secretary-General António Guterres said on Monday (Feb. 24), as he launched a Call to Action aimed at boosting equality and reducing suffering everywhere.

Do Not Let Another State-Sponsored Genocide Occur on the Streets of Delhi: Urges World Sikh Parliament

The World Sikh Parliament (WSP) has strongly condemned the ferocious Hindutva inspired attacks on India's Muslim minority across various parts of Delhi. 

India Was Never A Country Or A Nation: Senior Journalist Jaspal Singh Sidhu on CAA & NRC

On 5th of February 2020, Pind Bachao Punjab Bachao Committee held a public meeting on 'CAA-NRC and Attack of Biparvadi Regime on People'.

Special Report: Who Said What on DGP Dinkar Gupta’s Utterances Against Kartarpur Sahib?

East Punjab police chief DGP Dinkar Gupta made a highly objectionable and hurtful remark against Kartarpur Sahib. Talking to Indian Express on Friday “Kartarpur offers a pentagonal that you send somebody in the morning as an ordinary chap and by evening he comes back as a trained terrorist actually”.

Two Oxfam workers killed in attack in Syria

On February 20, wo Oxfam aid workers were killed in an attack at 2pm local time in Dar’a governorate in Southern Syria, between Nawa and Al-Yadudah.

Kashmir: Indian State Invoking UAPA Against Those Accessing Facebook, Twitter Through VPN/Proxy Servers

For the past seven months, Kashmir has been under a lockdown after the union government announced the scrapping of the Constitution's Article 370 and the bifurcation of the erstwhile state into two Union Territories — Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh.

Jaswant Singh Kanwal Was Inspired from Sikhi, Not From Heer: Tejwant Singh Mann

Punjabi novelist S. Jaswant Singh Kanwal passed away on February 1, 2020. A samagam was held in his memory on February 10, 2020 at village Dhudike in Moga district of Punjab.

PUDR Condemns Use of Draconian PSA in Jammu And Kashmir

New Delhi: People’s Union for Democratic Rights has strongly condemned the continuous use of the draconian J&K Public Safety Act, PSA, against the leaders and ...

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