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“Punjab Disappeared” Documentary To Be Premiered in Delhi Today

A documentary film titled "Punjab Disappeared" will be premiered in Delhi on Friday (April 26). The film will be screened at 5:30 PM in Jawahar Bhawan (opposite to Shastri Bhawan), Dr. Rajinder Prasad Road, New Delhi.

Space of Dissent in Indian Subcontinent – Exclusive Speech of Social Activist Himashu Kumar

Students For Society (SFS) held a discussion dedicated to 100th anniversary of Saka Jallianwala Bagh of 1919. The discussion was held at Law Auditorium of Panjab University in Chandigarh on 12 April, 2019.

Minorities in Indian Subcontinent and the State Policy of Repression

Students For Society (SFS) held a discussion dedicated to 100th anniversary of Saka Jallianwala Bagh of 1919. The discussion was held at Law Auditorium of Panjab University in Chandigarh on 12 April, 2019.

Framed in 157 cases, Woman Gets Acquitted in All, Released After 12 Years from Chhattisgarh Jail

After 12 long years, Nirmalakka has finally been acquitted in all the cases that were registered against her.

World Sikh Parliament Urges UN to Address Human Rights Violations in India

The World Sikh Parliament (WSP) said in a written statement issued yesterday that it followed up its recent written submissions to the UN High Commissioner on Human Rights with a series of important initiatives this week, aimed at raising the profile of key Sikh human rights concerns.

500 Days Since Jagtar Singh Johal’s Arrest, India Still Failing to Investigate Torture Claims

As Jagtar Singh Johal remains confined in custody of Indian police after his arrest in November 2017, an international human rights group called REDRESS has noted that his claims about custodial torture during initial days of his custody still remains unaddressed. 

International Pressure Mounting on India to Stop Crushing Human Rights Work: Amnesty India

Pressure from the international community is mounting on the Indian government to put an end to the crackdown on human rights work in India, Amnesty India today said.

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.

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