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‘Encounter killings in UP Alarming’: UN slams Yogi Govt.; Takes Notice of Encounter Killings in UP

Today, on 11 January 2019, four UN human rights experts have expressed alarm about allegations of at least 59 extrajudicial killings by police in Uttar Pradesh since March 2017.

The Butcher of Punjab: New Book on KPS Gill Release at Akal Takht Sahib

A new book titled Punjab Da Butcher - KPS Gill (KPS Gill - The Butcher of Punjab) was released on January 8 at Akal Takht Sahib. The book was released by Akal Takht head granthi Giani Jagtar Singh in the presence of various Sikh personalities and representatives of Sikh organisations.

KMO Seeks UN Secretary-General to Intervention for Independent Inquiry into June 1984 Attack and Human Rights Abuses by Indian Forces

The Khalra Mission Organization, a Punjab based human rights group, has written a letter to United Nations' Secretary-General António Guterres ahead of his visit to Darbar Sahib in Amritsar city of Punjab.

Fake Encounters in Punjab: CBI Court Awards Imprisonment for Life to Two More Killer Cops

In another case of fake encounter killings in Punjab, the Special CBI court of Additional Session Judge Harjeet Singh convicted two former Punjab police personnel.

1992 Fake Encounter of 14 Years of Sikh Boy: Full Judgement of CBI Court Mohali Convicting 2 Punjab Cops

A Mohali based special CBI court of Additional Sesssions Judge Nirbhau Singh Gill yesterday (Sept. 26) sentenced two Punjab cops for killing a Sikh teenager in a fake encounter in 1992.

After 26 Years Two Punjab Cops Get Life Imprisonment for Killing Teenager in Fake Encounter

A Mohali based special CBI court of Additional Sesssions Judge Nirbhau Singh Gill yesterday (Sept. 26) sentenced two Punjab cops for killing a Sikh teenager in a fake encounter in 1992.

Even Sikh Soldier in Indian Army was killed in Fake Encounter by Punjab Police: Case File of Baldev Singh s/o Buta Singh

Baldev Singh alias Deba was the only son of Buta Singh s/o Udham Singh. He was a soldier in the Indian Army and was posted at Srinagar. He was killed in Punjab police in fake encounter.

Case File of Fake Encounter Victim Gulsham Kumar: Do These Cops Deserve ‘Sympathetic View’?:

Punjab police chief DGP Suresh Arora recently urged India’s Ministry of Home Affairs to take ‘sympathetic view’ in favor of Punjab cops who are facing trails on murder and other counts. These cases were registered by the CBI after holding thorough investigation on the directives of SCI.

Indian Army Major, 7 Others Booked for Killing 12 yrs old boy in 2009 Manipur ‘Encounter’

Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has reportedly registered an FIR against a Major of Indian Army major besides 7 others for murdering a 12 years old boy in 2009 in an alleged encounter in Manipur.

Fake Encounters in UP: SCI Notice to State Government on Petition by PUCL

Supreme Court of India (SCI) on July 02 sought a response from the Uttar Pradesh government on a plea alleging that several fake encounters have taken place in the state in recent past.

Ishrat Jahan Fake Encounter Case: Court Concludes Proceedings on D G Vanjara’s Discharge Plea; Order Reserved Till July 17

A Special CBI court on today (June 30) concluded hearing a discharge petition filed by former IPS officer DG Vanzara in connection with the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter case.

Pilibhit – A Tail of Struggle Against State Terror: Trailer of Sikh Siyasat’s Upcoming Documentary

Sikh Siyasat has released the trailer of upcoming documentary titled: "Pilibhit - A Tail of Struggle Against State Terror".

MANIPUR: Over 1000 call for an end to intimidation, harassment and attacks against Human Rights Defenders associated with EEVFAM

Over 1000 people across India have supported Amnesty International India’s global BRAVE campaign in Manipur calling on the Chief Minister of Manipur ...

‘Countering Silence’ report on extra-judicial executions in UP and Haryana makes Shocking Revelations

A human rights group named Citizens Against Hate has released a report titled “Countering Silence” on extra-judicial executions in Uttar-Pradesh and Haryana states.

Encounters in Uttar Pradesh: India’s NHRC Orders Police Inquiry into 17 Cases of Encounters by the Police

India's National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has ordered a fact-finding inquiry into 17 cases of "encounter killings" (extra-judicial killings) in Uttar Pradesh and called for the report to be placed before it within four weeks.

Manipur Fake Encounters: Activists Meet to Pursue the Legal Forums for Justice

Rights activists have decided to impress upon the Supreme Court and the CBI the need to secure justice for families of the victims of extra-judicial killings after holding a two-day meeting here which was attended by human rights activists from different parts of the country. The meeting ended on Sunday.

Sohrabudin Fake Encounter Case Is A Failure Of Judicial System: Ex-judge Abhay M Thipsay

The manner in which the high profile fake encounter case of Sohrabudin Sheikh was handled was basically 'absurd' with inconsistencies in the legal process,

Amarinder Singh Hiding Information On Fake Encounter Killing of 21 Sikhs: DSGMC

As per the media reports the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) has accused Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh of hiding & delaying

“CBI Judge Loya’s Death Politicised, No Suspicion Now”, Says Family

The death of BH Loya -- the judge who was hearing the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case - in December 2014, is being "politicised", his family has said. At a press conference this evening, his son Anuj Loya said the family has no suspicions now regarding the death, but they are being "harassed" and "victimised".

After Two Decades, Punjab High Court Orders Expeditious Trial of Cops in Extra-Judicial Killings and Fake Encounters in Punjab

About two decades after registration of cases against police personnel involved in systematic and wide-spread extra-judicial killings, fake encounters and enforced disappearances in Punjab, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has ordered expeditious trail in these cases.

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