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Pritam Singh Kumedan on Punjab River Water Issue During Discussion by HR Groups [Video]

Three major human rights groups of Punjab namely Punjab Human Rights Organisation (PHRO), Lawyers For Human Rights (LFHRI) and Sikhs For Human Rights (SFHR) organised a discussion on Punjab’s water crisis on the 68th International Human Rights Day on Saturday (Dec. 10) at People’s Convention Hall, Sector 36-B, Chandigarh.

Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) Are Prone To Hacking And Tampering: LFHRI

Lawyers For Human Rights International (LFHRI),a Chandigarh based human rights body, has maintained that Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) are not hacking or tempering proof. Advo. Navkiran Singh, while addressing a press conference at the Press Club Chandigarh Tuesday said that EVMs could be easily tempered or hacked.

Haryana is Already Getting 16.2 (LAF) out of SYL’s 35 (LAF) Water

Pritam Singh Kumedan said that it was wrongful to say that the SYL canal is being built to send out 35 Lakh Acer Foot (LAF) water to Haryana as Haryana is already getting 16.2 Lakh Acer Foot (LAF) water out of this 35 LAF.

Exclusive Report On LFHRI’s Fact Finding Report on Custodial Torture of Sikh Youth by Punjab Police

Lawyers For Human Rights International (LFHRI) yesterday (on August 23) released a fact-finding report on brutal torture of Jaspreet Singh Jassa by Punjab police belonging to Hoshiarpur district.

Fact Finding Report on Brutal Torture of Jaspreet Singh Jassa by Punjab Police [Full Report]

Chandigarh: Lawyers For Human Rights International (LFHRI) yesterday (on August 23) released a fact-finding report on brutal torture of Jaspreet Singh Jassa by Punjab police ...

EXCLUSIVE: POLICE firing at Behbal Kalan village and probe by J. Markandey Katju [Video]

Sikh Siyasat News' presents an exclusive report about probe of Behbal Kalan firing incident by People's Commission led by Former Supreme Court of India judge - J. Markandey Katju. Punjab Police had opened fire at village Behbal Kalan on October 14, 2015 killing two Sikhs.

People’s Commission headed by Markandey Katju to probe Behbal Kalan police firing

A Punjab-based NGO has decided to set up a committee in Punjab to "dig out" the truth behind the police firing at Behbal Kalan near Kotkapura in Faridkot district that resulted in killing of two Sikhs and many of them being injured.

Fact Finding Report of LFHRI of Human Rights Violations of Rupinder Singh & Jaswinder Singh, brothers of Punjgarain Khurd, Faridkot

Lawyers For Human Rights International (LFHRI) has released a fact finding report on human rights violations of Rupinder Singh and Jaswinder Singh, two Sikh brothers who are reportedly framed by the state police in Bargari Beadbi Case. The report that was made public by Advocate Navkiran Singh, senior Lawyer of Punjab and Haryana High Court,

Killing of Bhai Jaspal Singh Gurdaspur: HC summons Punjab chief secy, DGP for not filing reply

Chandigarh/ Gurdaspur (September 02, 2013): It is learnt that the Punjab and Haryana High Court on September 02, 2013 summoned the Punjab chief secretary and Director General of Police after the state counsel failed to file the status report in the case in which a teenage Sikh student Bhai Jaspal Singh was killed in police firing in Gurdaspur on March 29, 2012.

Advocate Navkiran Singh and others addressed a Press Conference at Chandigarh (April 15, 2013)

LFHRI to file review petition for Professor DPS Bhullar

Chandigarh/ Punjab (April 17, 2013): A human rights body named Lawyers for Human Rights International (LFHRI) has reportedly stressed that in the April 12 decision, upholding the death sentence of Prof. Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, the Supreme Court of India (SCI) failed to take cognisance of Prof. Bhullar's mental health condition.

Gurdaspur Killing – Div. Commission may present inquiry report in High Court on Sept. 17

Gurdaspur/Punjab (September 16, 2012): According to media reports teh Divisional Commissioner S.R.Ladhar could be soon presenting the report of probe in to the killing of a Sikh college student Jaspal Singh by police firing at Gurdaspur on March 29, 2012.

Fact finding report of LFHRI in the incident of police firing which took place in Gurdaspur on 29th March 2012

Brief background of the matter: That on the event of fixing of the date of execution of death sentence of Balwant Singh Rajoana for 31.3.2012, the people of Punjab decided to show their resentment to the hurriedness being shown by the administration to hang Balwant Singh, and even ignoring the pendency of the matter in the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India. The Chief Minister of Punjab had to move to the Central Government for staying the execution of Balwant Singh in such a manner.

LFHRI seeks stay from Supreme Court of India on hanging of Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana; likely to be heard on Friday

New Delhi, India (March 27, 2011): Lawyers for Human Rights International (LFHRI) today moved the Supreme Court of India seeking stay on the execution of death sentence of Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana who was convicted for the assassination of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh. The petition is likely to be listed for hearing on Friday, a media report adds.

We can’t hang Balwant Singh Rajoana at this stage: Jail authorities reconfirm; death warrants returned again

Patiala/Chandigarh, Punjab (March 25, 2012): As per information available with "Sikh Siyasat" the Central Jail, Patiala authorities have again returned the "death or black warrants" of Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana to the Chandigarh court. The authorities have sent an eleven pages letter to the court, claiming that it would be illegal to hang Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana at this stage. Authorities have referred to various decisions by Supreme Court of India that if an appeal filed by a co-convict is pending before any appellant court the death sentence of a convict should not be executed, because the appellant court has the powers to reduce the sentence of all the conflicts, whether appealing or not.

PIL seeking stay on execution of death penalty to Sikh prisoner Balwant Singh Rajoana dismissed

Chandigarh, Punjab (March 22, 2012): As per media reports the Punjab and Haryana High Court today dismissed a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking directions for stay on the operation of an order passed by Chandigarh additional sessions judge on March 5, 2012, for the execution of Balwant Singh Rajoana in Beant Singh assassination case on March 31.  The High Court is reported to have dismissed the petition on technical ground. The court said the petitioner had no 'locus standi' in the case.

PIL seeks stay on execution of Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana

Chandigarh, Punjab (March 21, 2012): The “Lawyers for Human Rights International” (LFHRI) has moved the High Court through a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) seeking stay on the execution of Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana. As per information sent to "Sikh Siyasat" by Advocate Navkiran Singh it is argued in the court that the judgement confirming the death sentence of Balwant Singh was still under appeal before the Supreme Court of India.

Hindu Terror, SGPC Elections and criminalization of politics discussed during conference attended by Panthic bodies

Fatehgarh Sahib (December 27, 2010): The Shiromani Akali Dal (Panch Pardhani) today paid homage to great Sikh martyrs; Sahibzada Zorawar Singh, Sahibzada Fateh Singh and Mata Gujri Ji, and called upon the Sikh nation to seek guidance from their sacrifice.

SYP commits to revival of glorious traditions of Sikh culture and respect for Punjabi language

Jalandhar (December 25, 2010): Committing themselves to upholding respect for Punjabi in all walks of life, two year old youth body, Sikh Youth of Punjab (SYP) resolved to launch a sustained campaign in 2011 to ensure implementation of Punjabi in government offices, private companies, multi-national companies, schools, colleges and universities in Punjab.

Campaign for Prof. Bhullar at PU Chandigarh on 4 March

Chandigarh (March 2, 2010): To promote the cause of seeking clemency for the victims of Death Penalty the Sikh Students Federation shall conduct a signature campaign at Punjab University Chandigarh on 4th of March, 2010.

LFHRI Expressed anguish over detainment of Parminder Singh Saini

Chandigarh (January 29, 2010): Lawyers for human rights International in a statement has said that it was shocked by the treatment given to Barrister and Solicitor Parminder Singh Saini by the Canadian authorities and Indian authorities.

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