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Indian Supreme Court’s refusal to reopen cases of killings of Kashmiri Pandits disappointing: says Amnesty India

In a statement issued today the Amnesty International India has termed the refusal of Indian Supreme Court's refusal to reopen cases of killings of Kashmiri Pandits as disappointing.

FSO (UK) to question Kirtani Jatha who attended SSP Swaran Ghotna’s Bhog

Federation of Sikh Organisations has announced to question a Kirtani Jatha who is accused of performing kirtan during former Punjab Police SSP Swaran Ghotna’s bhog ceremony.

SC judgment must lead to justice for Manipur’s fake encounters, Amnesty India

The Supreme Court has offered a hope of justice for the many families in Manipur who have lost their loved ones in fake encounters, said Amnest India.

Communist Leader Sitaram Yechury Praises Deceased ‘Butcher of Punjab’ KPS Gill

Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury reportedly praised former Punjab police DGP KPS Gill who died on May 26 this year.

Infamous Former Cat/Cop Gurmeet Pinky Stripped off Medal by Centre

As per media reports the Central Government of India recently decided to withdraw the alleged "gallantry award" given to a former cat-turned-cop Gurmeet Pinky.

Obituary Reference to KPS Gill: Khalra Mission Slams Congress, HS Phoolka; Praises Kanwar Sandhu

Human Rights group Khalra Mission Organisation (KMO) today slammed Congress and Capt. Amarinder Singh for offering obituary reference to mass human rights abuser and former Punjab DGP KPS Gill who had died few weeks ago.

SAD (Badal) Asks Speaker and CM to omit obituary references to KPS Gill in Vidhan Sabha

SAD (Badal) has decided to approach the Speaker of the Punjab Vidhan Sabha as well as the chief minister of Punjab to ensure the house does not make obituary references to former Punjab DGP KPS Gill tomorrow (on June 14).

Kashmir shuts against student’s killing; Over a dozen youth injured in Anantnag

Clashes between Indian forces and protesters erupts after Friday prayers in different part of Kashmir valley amid shutdown and strict restrictions.

Punjab Govt. Says: No Summons Received or Effected by Sikhs For Justice to Punjab CM Capt. Amarinder

Punjab government maintains that the Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has not received any summons by the Sikhs for Justice Forum (SJF).

After 25 years of Enforced Disappearance, Bathinda Court declared Prof. Bhullar’s father dead

A Bathinda court has announced Balwant Singh Bhullar, father of Sikh political prisoner Prof. Davinderpal Singh Bhullar, as 'dead'.

WSO Calls for Inquiry Into Punjab Human Rights Abuses in Punjab during 1980s-90s

World Sikh Organization of Canada calls for a full commission of inquiry into human rights abuses that took place in Punjab in the 80s and 90s.

‘Butcher of Punjab’ KPS Gill dies at 82 in Delhi

Former Punjab Police chief, who was regarded as butcher of Punjab for inflicting gross human rights abuses on Sikhs during his tenure as Punjab police chief died at Delhi today.

Indian Army, Assam Police and CRPF staged Fake Encounter in Assam: says Serving CRPF IG Rajnish Rai

An Inspector General of Police, serving with the CRPF in the North East, has raised several questions regarding an encounter carried out in a joint operation by the Army, Assam Police, CRPF and the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) in Chirang district of Assam in the early hours of March 30 this year.

CM Amarinder’s Disclosure: SGPC Seeks Probe into Fake Encounter Killing of 21 Sikhs

SGPC has demanded thorough probe into fake encounter killings of 21 Sikhs who, according to present Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, had surrendered before Indian forces on his assurances.

Kashmir turned into ‘valley of tragedies’: Shabir Shah

It extremely unfortunate the silence maintained by the United Nations on the continuous use of pellets and pava shells in Kashmir saying the Kashmir has been turned into a ‘valley of tragedies’ by India - Shabir Shah.

India’s retired CRPF Official denied entry into Canada over Human Rights abuses

A retired official belonging to India's Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) was reportedly denied entry into Canada for human rights abuses.

Indian Army’s Open Endorsement to Atrocities on Kashmiris: Major Gogoi Awarded ‘Commendation Certificate’

Instead to condemning the blatant abuse of human rights by its official the Indian Army yesterday awarded 'Commendation Certificate' to Major Leetul Gogoi who had used a Kashmiri youth as human shield by tying him in front to an Army jeep.

Special Talk with Advo. R S Bains About Capt. Amarinder’s Disclosure on Fake Encounter of 21 Sikhs [VIDEO]

Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh in a recent tweet disclosed a fact which amounts to clear admission of the fact that there were extra-judicial killings of the Sikhs in Punjab during 1980s-90.

Qatar: Abuse of migrant workers remains widespread as World Cup stadium hosts first match, says Amnesty

Migrant workers on Qatar 2022 World Cup construction sites continue to suffer abuse and exploitation, Amnesty International said on Friday (May 19) as the country’s flagship football venue hosts the first match since its redevelopment.

SAD (Badal) Want Capt. Amarinder to Disclose Full Details About Killings of 21 Sikhs

Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) has asked Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh to come forward and stand witness against the cold blooded murder of 21 youth whose surrender he had facilitated during the turbulent period of militancy in the State.

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