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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 ...

Former J&K CMs Omar Abdullah And Mehbooba Mufti Booked Under Draconian PSA

Srinagar/New Delhi: Former chief ministers of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah and Mehbooba Mufti have been booked under the draconian Public Safety Act (PSA). Draconian ...

Seattle City Council in US Adopts Resolution Against India’s CAA-NRC & Religious Prosecution Under Modi Regime

On 3 February 2020, the City of Seattle became the first in the U.S. to adopt a resolution denouncing India’s contentious Citizenship Amendment Act and proposed National Register of Citizens. The resolution was moved by Councilmember Sawant. 

Gun Shots Again Fired Near Jamia Millia Islamia University in Delhi

Following the incident, scores of people at the protest site gathered outside the Jamia Nagar police station to register a complaint about the incident.

India Becoming A Dangerous Place For Peaceful Protests

Peacefully protesting against the government is not a crime. Not agreeing with the policies of a government does not make you a traitor either.

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