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Pro-freedom Sikh Group Pays Tributes of Makbool Bhatt and Afzal Guru

Expressing solidarity with struggling people of Kashmir, Dal Khalsa urged representative organizations from Kashmir and Punjab to strengthen coordination among them against common oppressor (New Delhi).

Hanging of Afzal Guru Is An Indelible Stain On India’s Democracy: Dal Khalsa

The pro freedom party of the Sikhs Dal Khalsa here today reasserted that the hanging of Kashimiri Nationalist Janab Afzal Guru was an indelible stain on

Bin Laden wasn’t US citizen, whereas Guru was citizen of Indian occupied Kashmir: Dal Khalsa tells Venkaiah Naidu

Dal Khalsa today joined issue with Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu for wondering whether US would allow death anniversary of Osama Bin Laden to be observed at its soil.

Political as well as police establishment misusing sedition laws from Kashmir to Punjab to Delhi, says Dal Khalsa

Amritsar Sahib: Coming down heavily on Delhi police for invoking sedition charges against JNU students and Prof SAR Geelani for organizing events against the hanging of Afzal Guru, the Dal Khalsa blamed political as well as police establishment for hardly showing any respect for high court and Supreme Court verdicts vis-a-vis applying sedition charges against political dissidence.

Pro-freedom Kashmiri leader condemns #JNUCrackdown; Demands release of Kanihiya Kumar

Pro-freedom Kashmiri leader condemned the arrest of JNU students union president Kanihiya Kumar, registration of sedition charges against the Delhi university’s former teacher SAR Gealani and some other students.

Delhi police arrests JNU student leader Kanhaiya Kumar under sedition charges

The Delhi police has reportedly arrested Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader Kanhiya Kumar under sedition charges.

Denying mortal remains of Afzal Guru and Maqbool Bhatt to their families is worst form of human rights violations

While paying their tributes to Mohammad Maqbool Bhatt on his 32nd death anniversary, the Dal Khalsa criticized the Indian state for its arrogant and indifferent attitude towards struggling peoples and nationalities.

Pro-Freedom Sikh group joins Kashmiris in paying rich tributes to Afzal Guru

Dal Khalsa today joins the people of Kashmir in paying tributes to Afzal Guru on his third death anniversary. Party leader Kanwar Pal Singh in a statement to media, said the Indian state murdered Guru secretively three years ago.

Hanging of Yakub Memon and Afzal Guru were politically motivated, says Justice AP Shah (retd)

Former Delhi High Court chief justice, Justice AP Shah, who recently retired as the chairman of the Law Commission, has said that the hanging of Afzal Guru and Yakub Memon were politically motivated.

Kashmir: Youth Killed, another injured in firing by Indian Security Forces

A 19-year-old youth was today killed and another injured when security forces fired at demonstrators who were protesting on the second anniversary of Afzal Guru's hanging in Palhalan area of north Kashmir Baramulla district.

Congress leader Shahshi Taroor says Afzal Guru’s Hanging was wrong, badly handled

New Delhi: Congress leader Shashi Tharoor today said that Afzal Guru’s hanging was wrong and badly handled. He said that Afzal Guru’s body should have ...

Kashmir shuts down on Afzal Guru’s death anniversary on call of pro-freedom groups

Kashmir valley today observed a complete shutdown on the occasion of the second death anniversary of Afzal Guru. The shutdown was called by pro-freedom Kashmiri groups. The Indian authorities reportedly put severe restrictions on the movement of people in various parts of the Kashmir Valley.

Pro-freedom Sikh group pays tributes to Afzal Guru on his second Death anniversary

Amritsar, Punjab: Pro-freedom Sikh group Dal Khalsa today paid tributes Afzal Guru on the eve of his second death anniversary. The Sikh body bitterly criticized the Indian state for failing to hand over his mortal remains to his wife Tabassum Guru.

Kashmiri politicians say Bhullar verdict reminds injustice in Afzal Guru’s case

"While we do not resent, nor oppose the relief provided to Bhullar, we cannot help but wonder why this could not be done in Afzal Guru's case" NC spokesperson Junaid Mattu.

Seminar marked death anniversary of Afzal Guru – Sikhs & Kashmiris resolved to strengthen coordination

New Delhi, India (February 10, 2014): Representatives from Kashmir and Punjab today resolved to strengthen coordination among ethnic, religious and cultural minorities enabling them to maintain and uphold distinct identity and status.

Indian authorities bring Kashmir under curfew on Afzal Guru hanging anniversary

Srinagar, Kashmir (February 09, 2014): It is learnt that Indian authorities clamped curfew in most parts of Kashmir on Sunday (Feb. 09) in wake of first anniversary of the hanging of Afzal Guru, who was secretly hanged by Indian last year.

Afzal Guru was in high spirits before execution, says Sikh Tihar inmate

New Delhi, India (February 13, 2013): Bhai Paramjeet Singh Bheora, a Sikh inmate at Tihar Jail, Delhi reportedly told certain media sections through his brother Jarnail Singj that Afzal Guru was in high spirits before being hanged.

Recent Hangings a Major Step Back in India, says World Sikh Organization of Canada

Ottawa (February  11, 2013):  The hanging of Afzal Guru on February 9, 2013 and the previous hanging of Ajmal Kasab in November 2012 are a major step back for human rights in India according to the World Sikh Organization of Canada. 

Arundhati Roy on Afzal’s execution – Asks if collective consciousness is satisfied now or cup of blood is still half empty

[...] Now he has been hanged, I hope our collective conscience has been satisfied. Or is our cup of blood still only half full?

Kashmir: Boy shot by Indian forces died; Curfew continues for third day

There are reports of a causality as a boy has died of his wounds on Monday after being shot by security forces in Kashmir at a protest over the hanging of Afzal Guru. 

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