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Gurdev Singh Thailand Granted Default Bail in Amritsar UAPA Case

Gurdev Singh, who was arrested from Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi after he was deported from Thailand, was allowed to avail default bail on Thursday (Sept. 6).

Sikh Political Prisoners’ Issue: Mother Writes Second Letter for Harnek Singh Bhap’s Jail Transfer to Punjab

Mata Surinder Kaur, mother of Sikh political prisoner Harnek Singh Bhap, has written to a letter to the Secretary of Home Department of Government of Rajasthan seeking her son’s jail transfer from Rajasthan to Punjab.

NIA Takes Police Remand of Ramandeep Singh Bagga in Amit Arora Case

The National Investigation Agency of India (NIA) today secured six days police remand of Sikh political prisoner Ramandeep Singh Bagga. He was brought to the special NIA court of Mohali from District jail Ropar.

SGPC Backed Jathedars Meet Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana in Patiala Jail

In a sudden move three SGPC backed Jathedars - Giani Gurbachan Singh, Giani Raghbir Singh and Giani Harpreet Singh met Sikh political prisoner Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana in Patiala jail.The meeting assumes significance as during his last visit to Rajindra Hospital in Patiala, a few days back, Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana had come out in support of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) on the issue of incidents of beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib at Bargari village in 2015.

Misreporting: India’s Top News Agencies Say Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara Produced in Moga Court Yesterday

It should have been so, but it was not. Despite court orders Sikh political prisoner Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara was not produced in Moga court in a 2005 case that was acquitted yesterday.

Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara Discharged in 13 Years Old Moga Case

Sikh political prisoner Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara was finally discharged in a 2005 case today.

Sikh Political Activist Bhai Narain Singh Chaura Released on Bail from Amritsar Jail

Sikh political activist Bhai Narain Singh Chaura was released from the Central Jail Amritsar on Saturday (August 4) evening.

Rulda Singh Case: Bhai Jagtar Singh Tara and Ramandeep Singh Goldy Presented in Patiala Court Under Tight Security

Sikh political prisoners Bhai Jagtar Singh Tara and Bhai Ramandeep Singh Goldy on Thursday (July 26) were presented before a local court in Patiala in Rulda Singh murder case.

Sikh Youth Groups to Launch “Criminalising Dissent” Report in Southall on July 28

The Sikh Liberation Front (SLF) and National Sikh Youth Federation (NSYF) have announced to release a report titled Criminalizing Dissent: Repression of Sikhs in Indian-Occupied Punjab in Southall on July 28.

Despite Claims by Punjab DGP and CM 8 Months Ago, No Formal Arrest in Jagdish Gagneja Case Till Date

Punjab Chief Minister Capt. Amarinder Singh and Punjab police chief Suresh Arora held a press conference on November 7, 2017 and announced that the case related to killing of RSS leader Brigadier (Retd.) Jagidh Gagneja.

Production Warrants of Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara: Punjab Police Adopts Escape Route in Moga Court

The Punjab police adopted an escape route in a Moga court on Thursday (July 12) to avoid personal appearance of Sikh political prisoner Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara.

Moga Court Frames Charges Against Jagtar Singh Johal and others in Baghapurana Case

More than eight months after his arrest, an Indian court in Moga framed charges against arrested Scottish citizen Jagtar Singh Johal alias Jaggi on Thursday (June 12).

CM Amarinder Singh is to Take Final Decision About Demands of Bargari Morcha: says Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa

Punjab Cabinet Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa yesterday visited Bargari village to meet Bhai Dhian Singh Mand and other Sikh leaders and activists who are staging a protest sit-in since June 1.

Sikh Human Rights Group (SHRG) Raises Issue of Sikh Political Prisoners at UN HRC

In a written statement issued few days back Dr. Jasdev Singh Rai, director of Sikh Human Rights Group, said that he raised the issue of political prisoners at the 38th Session of Human Rights Council at Geneva under agenda 3.

Jagtar Singh Johal’s Case: Over 70 UK MPs Shot Letter to British PM Theresa May

Over 70 British MPs have written a letter British PM Theresa May demanding urgent statement in Parliament from British Foreign Secretary in Jagtar Singh Johal alias Jaggi’s case.

“Criminalising Dissent: Repression of Sikhs in Indian-Occupied Punjab” – Sikh Liberation Front Releases Report on Arrests of Sikh activists in Punjab

Members of the Sikh Liberation Front gathered in Edmonton, Canada on June 23, 2018 to release their report, Criminalizing Dissent: Repression of Sikhs in Indian-Occupied Punjab.

UK Authorities Deny Opportunity to Jagtar Singh Jaggi’s Family to Meet Legal Counsel

British authorities have virtually denied opportunity to Jagtar Singh Jaggi's family to meet their lawyer in UK to discuss the course of Jaggi's defence.

Issue of Sikh Political Prisoners Again in Focus; Harnek Singh Bhup May Be Shifted to Punjab

The issue of Sikh political prisoners languishing in Indian jails even after completing minimum mandatory terms of their sentences is once again in focus.

Senior Punjab Police Officers Allegedly Involved in Torturing British Citizen Jagtar Singh Johal

It is learnt that names of senior Punjab police officers, including a DIG and two SSPs are also involved in relation to alleged torture on arrested Scottish Sikh citizen Jagtar Singh Johal alias Jaggi.

Hand Written Letter of Jagtar Singh Jaggi Narrating Custodial Torture by Punjab Police

Two hand-written pages of a letter purportedly written by Jagtar Singh Jaggi, a Scottish Sikh detailed by the police and NIA in Indian subcontinent, is released by UK based campaigners.

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