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Sikh Prisoner Subegh Singh Released From Patiala Jail

Sikh prisoner Subegh Singh was released from Central Jail Patiala today. He was released in pursuance of directions of the Government of India (GoI). Subegh Singh was undergoing imprisonment for life and was jailed since his arrest in 1995. Subegh Singh was received outside the jail by activists of the Sikh Relief.

On The Issue Of Release Of Sikh Political Prisoners – Advo. Jaspal Singh Manjhpur

Sikh Siyasat talked to Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur, who maintains the list of Sikh political prisoners, on this issue of release of Sikh political prisoners. This talk was recorded on November 13, 2019.

Names and Essential Details of 9 Sikh Prisoners Granted ‘Relief’ by GoI [Check Full List]

In September this year, the Government of India (GoI) had announced to grant special reliefs to nine Sikh political prisoners. As the Government of India did not disclose the names of Sikh prisoners many lists were making rounds, and these lists and reports were causing confusion.

Jagdish Gagneja Case: NIA Files Chargesheet in Mohali Special Court Against Jagtar Singh Johal and Others

The National Investigation Agency of India (NIA) on today submitted the chargesheet in RSS leader Gagdish Gagneja's murder case in a special NIA Court of Additional Sessions Judge N. S. Gill.

Sikh Prisoner Bhai Nand Singh Released; Clarity on Other Names Expected In Coming Days

The Government of India (GoI) had announced to release eight Sikh political prisoners who have been kept behind the bars despite having completed minimum mandatory terms of their sentences. One such prisoner, Bhai Nand Singh- who was undergoing 'improvement for life' and had completed minimum mandatory term of his sentence was released from Central Jail Patiala last night.

NIA Fails to File Reply on Discharge Plea of Jagtar Singh Johal; Seeks More Time

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India failed to file a reply in a Mohali based special NIA court on 4 November 2019. The agency urged the court to grant more time for filing reply to a discharge plea moved by the counsel/s of Jagtar Singh Johal and Dharminder Singh Gugni in Case number RC-24/2017/NIA/DLI.

Advocate Amar Singh Chahal on Indian State’s Policy of Impunity in Punjab

A number of human rights lawyers held a joint press conference on October 16, 2019 at Press Club Chandigarh to express their opposition to the Indian State's policy of impunity for Crimes Against Humanity committed by Indian Security forces in Punjab during 1980s-1990s.

On Impunity in Punjab & Pardoning of Guilty Cops: Advo. Jaspal Singh Manjhpur [Video]

A number of human rights lawyers held a joint press conference on October 16, 2019 at Press Club Chandigarh to express their opposition to the Indian State's policy of impunity for Crimes Against Humanity committed by Indian Security forces in Punjab during 1980s-1990s. This press conference was addressed by senior lawyers and human rights activists.

Human Rights Lawyers Oppose Impunity in Punjab; Condemn Release of Cops Guilty of Extra-Judicial Killings

Declaring that Punjab Government move to get police police officers convicted of fake encounters and extra-judicial killings released from jail as “unlawful, arbitrary and unconstitutional”, various human rights lawyers today held a joint press conference and condemned the move.

Human Rights Lawyers Oppose Indian State’s Policy of Impunity and Move to Release Guilty Punjab Cops

Declaring that Punjab Government move to get police police officers convicted of fake encounters and extra-judicial killings released from jail as “unlawful, arbitrary and unconstitutional”, various human rights lawyers today held a joint press conference and condemned the move.

Media Reports, Punjab Govt. Creating Confusion About GoI’s Announcement To Release of 8 Sikh Political Prisoners

The Government of India (GoI) last Saturday (Sept. 28) announced that it has decided to grant premature release to 8 out of 22 Sikh political prisoners who were sentenced to imprisonment for life and are confined in various jails across the Indian sub-continent.

Sikhs and Kashmiris Hold Mass Protest Against India at UN Headquarters on August 15

Movement Against Atrocities and Repression (MAAR) and all European Sikh and Kashmiri organizations and Gurdwara Management Committees held a massive protest rally and raised the freedom for all flag in front of the United Nations office in Geneva on Thursday, August 15th from 12:00 to 16:00 hours.

Court Dismisses Punjab Police Chargesheet Against Jagtar Singh Jaggi Johal

The court of an Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ) today discharged a UAPA and Arms Act case against Jagtar Singh Johal and others.

Jagtar Singh Johal Discharged in Bajakhana (Faridkot) Case

The court of an Additional Sessions Judge (ASJ) today discharged a UAPA and Arms Act case against Jagtar Singh Johal and others.

Impunity for Crimes Against Humanity: Pardon to 4 Cops Guilty of Fake Encounter of Sikh Youth

This is special interview with Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur about impunity for crimes against humanity in Punjab with specific reference to the case of Harjit Singh of Saharan Majra.

Arrested Sikh Youth Tortured in Patiala Police Custody; Lawyer Writes to High Court, Seeks Action

Arrested in connection with killing of Mohinderpal Bittu, main accused of Bargari beadi case, Jaspreet Singh alias Nihal Singh was physically and mentally tortured by patiala police, said his lawyer.

Sanjay Dutt was Released Despite Centre Having Rejected His Release Plea

A news report published by The Hindu says that the Centre had rejected a petition moved on behalf of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt in December 2015, just two months before he was released for “good conduct” by the prison authorities in Maharashtra.

Jagtar Singh Johal and Others Shifted to Delhi During Pendency of Review Petition

The Indian authorities on Saturday (May 25) shifted arrested Socttland citizen Jagtar Singh Johal alias Jaggi out of Punjab jails along with other persons arrested by the NIA in several cases investigated by the agency.

Hardeep Singh Shera Likely to be Shifted to Tihar Jail Today

In pursuance of Supreme Court of India's order, it is expected that Hardeep Singh Shera - one the persons arrested and accused by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in various cases, will be shifted out of Punjab today.

In SCI Order Totally False Ground Forged to Transfer Jaggi & Others to Tihar Jail

When the defence lawyer of arrested Sikh youths – Jagtar Singh Jaggi, Ramandeep Singh Bagga and Hardeep Singh Shera & others, had alleged that the NIA had subverted the judicial and legal procedure to get the cases against 11 persons, including those aforesaid; transferred outside Punjab, it was merely an allegation.

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