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SYFB Honours Author of “Punjab Da Butcher” Book on KPS Gill

The Sikh Youth Federation Bhindranwale (SYFB) today (Jan. 20) honoured Sarabjeet Singh Ghumaan, author of book on former Punjab police chief KPS Gill.

PUDR Cites Delhi High Court Decision Against Indefinite Incarnation; Seeks Release of Bara Case Life Term Prisoners

New Delhi: People’s Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR) has said that four prisoners – Nanhe Lal Mochi, Veer Kuar Paswan, Krishna Mochi and Dharmender Singh- ...

KMO Demands SIT to Investigate Parkash Singh Badal’s Secret Meetings with KPS Gill

The Khalra Mission Organisation (KMO) has demanded that a Special Investigation Team (SIT) should be formed to investigate the truth of secret meetings of former Punjab CM and SAD (B) patron Parkash Singh Badal with former Punjab police chief KPS Gill.

Sedition Case Against Amnesty India Closed By Court

A court order directing the closing of a sedition case filed against Amnesty India brings an end to a disgraceful attempt to stifle freedom of expression, the organization said today.

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.

UK Authorities Exposed for Targeting Sikh Activists & Assisting Indian Regime

Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur, the lawyer acting for Jagtar Singh Johal, the 31-year old Scot from Dumbarton who was abducted by Indian police on 4 November 2017 and subject to third degree torture has just finished a 10-day visit to the UK.

Indian Authorities Stop Simranjit Singh Maan from Visiting Kashmir Valley

Former Member of Parliament, and president of Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) S. Simranjit Singh Mann was on Sunday (Dec. 30) disallowed to visit Kashmir.

Story of State Patronage to Gurmeet Pinky: Exclusive Talk With Advocate Rajwinder Singh Bains

Sikh Siyasat Editor Parmjeet Singh talked to Rajwinder Singh Bains, Senior Advocate of Punjab and Haryana Haryana Court about a recent decision of the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

HC Directs Action Against SHO Who Arrested Victim Family to Help Gurmeet Pinky Take Revenge

A clear proof of targeting of victim families by culprit cops in Punjab have come into light in form of a judgement of Punjab and Haryana High Court.

Human Rights Body Worried Over Pattern of Excessive Force Used Against Civilians In Kashmir

Responding to the recent clashes between security forces and civilians near an encounter site in Pulwama, Kashmir, leading to the death of seven civilians, Asmita Basu, Programmes Director, Amnesty India said.

Killings of Innocent Civilians by Forces in Pulwama is a Blot on India’s Face: Sikh body

Strongly condemning the use of deadly force against peaceful protesters in Pulwama, the Dal Khalsa said the security forces deployed in Kashmir are treating the native people as their ‘enemies’.

Indian Forces Kill Civilians and Rebels in Kashmir

Seven civilians and three armed rebels were killed during a gun battle in Pulwama in Indian-administered Kashmir, officials said.

UAPA Being Misused on the Lines of TADA, Points List of Cases Released by Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur

From the time of the arrest of a persons in a UAPA case till the day of decision by the trial court the addition of UAPA sections subvert the normal legal course against the alleged accused person.

Human Rights Will Win, Assert Amnesty India & Civil Society Activists

2018 will be remembered as a year when India witnessed a massive crackdown on civil society organisations and human rights defenders. In these turbulent times, protection of human rights are all the more important, Amnesty India said today.

On Human Rights Day: Activists to Protest in Delhi Against Indian State’s Crackdown

To mark the World Human Rights Day 0n December 10, 2018, the civil society organisations and human rights defenders and activists are organising a protest and a Public Meeting from 2 pm onwards at Jantar Mantar to urge the Government of India to uphold its constitutional obligation of protecting fundamental rights to freedom of expression and peaceful assembly in India.

Hatred And Impunity Killing People In Uttar Pradesh: Amnesty India

A police officer in Uttar Pradesh has become the latest victim of mob lynching and attacks by cow vigilantes. This attack is a consequence of the growing impunity that perpetrators of cow-related violence have in Uttar Pradesh, Amnesty India said today.

Pellet Horror In Kashmir

Indian [forces] in Jammu and Kashmir is blinding Kashmiris unabated with each passing day. The pellet horror which started in the year 2016 is still continuing with no end in sight in near future.

G20 Leaders Must Question India on Its Human Rights Commitment: Amnesty India

G20 member countries should ensure that human rights are at the forefront of the discussions at the G20 summit and urge India to put an end to the harassment of civil society and human rights defenders at once, Amnesty India said today.

Amnesty International To Hold Protest Outside Indian High Commission in UK

Amnesty International activists will protest at the Indian High Commission on Friday (30 November) to call on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop trying to crush human rights organisations in Indian subcontinent.

Enforcement Directorate Must Cease Smear Campaign Against Amnesty India

"The latest leak of a dossier on Amnesty India by the Enforcement Directorate based on its ongoing investigations, indicates a deliberate attempt by the government to tarnish Amnesty India’s reputation", Indian subcontinent chapter of the international human rights body said in a written statement issued yesterday.

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