February 19, 2015 | By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Fremont, CA: In an announce Ensaaf, a human rights group, and Jakara Movement, a Sikh activist group, said that registration was now open for third annual 5K fund-raising walk called “Appear for the Disappeared”. “This year’s walk will take place on Saturday, March 28, 2015 at Lake Elizabeth, Central Park in Fremont, CA”, Ensaaf and Jakara Movement said.
“This year’s guest speaker will be Jagmeet Singh, MPP, Canada. Jagmeet Singh spearheaded the resolution by the New Democratic Party recognizing Jaswant Singh Khalra as an important human rights defender, and recommitting “to the pursuit of justice and transparency.” The Indian government later denied him a visa to India”, read a release issued by Ensaaf.
“At our annual Appear for the Disappeared Walk, members of the community will gather together to commemorate those who were disappeared in Punjab by Indian Security Forces during the Decade of Disappearances (1984 — 1995). Stand with survivors, and take charge of our story. We hope that you will join us again this year to pay tribute to the disappeared”, the release reads further.
Ensaaf and Jakara Movement have appealed to the people to register by donating $25.00.
What: Appear for the Disappeared — 5K Walk
When: Saturday, March 28, 2015
Where: Picnic Area D, Lake Elizabeth, 40000 Paseo Padre Parkway, Fremont, CA 94538
Registration: $25.00 until March 8, 2015.
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