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Sikhs Seek Release of Sikh Political Prisoners, Sikh Bodies Protests Outside Nabha Jail

On the call of a 'five member committee' constituted by Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara, a protest demonstration was held outside Maximum security jail in Nabha. The protesters demanded release of Sikh political prisoners who have completed minimum mandatory terms of their sentences. 

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.

UK Sikhs Write to Over 150 MPs Against Life Sentence to 3 Sikhs in India for Possessing Literature

A press release issued by the Sikh Federation UK today states that the Sikh body had formally launched the Sikh political lobbying network last month to co-ordinate regular letter writing to MPs by constituents.

Five Member Committee Announces 3 Hour Demonstrations Outside Two Jails

A 'Five Member Committee' appointed by Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara has announced to hold two protest demonstrations outside two jails in Chandigarh and Punjab for three hours each.

Sikh Bodies Take Out Protest in Jalandhar Against Life Term to Youths for Possessing Books

Various Sikh groups yesterday held a protest demonstration against life imprisonment awarded by the Nawanshahr Sessions Court to three Sikh youths for mere possession of printed books, literature and historic photographs.

Meet Bargari Promises or Face Protest: Five Member Committee Tells Punjab Govt.

A five-member panel, formed by Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara, has given an ultimatum to the state government to meet the promises its ministers had made when Bargari Insaaf Morcha ended its protest over beadbi and Saka Behbal Kalan cases and on Sikh political prisoner' issue on December 9 last year.

Police Cites Orders from High Ups to Oppose Personal Appearance of Bhai Hawara in Ludhiana Court

The Ludhiana police have cited directions issued by the office of Director of Bureau of Investigation (Chandigarh) as a plea to oppose personal appearance of Sikh political prisoner Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara in a court in Ludhiana.

Order of the Nawanshahr Judge is a “Black Chapter” in Judicial History of Punjab: Dal Khalsa

Carrying placards with photos of martyrs and books referred to by the Sessions Judge Nawan Shahr in the recent judgement against three Sikh youth namely Arvinder Singh, Surjit Singh and Ranjit Singh, Dal Khalsa activists marched to the district courts taunting the administration and daring the state to take action against them.

Lawmakers, Senior Lawyer, PU Students Discuss Court Verdict Sentencing 3 Sikh Youths for Possessing Books

Chandigarh: Three Punjab MLAs, a senior lawyer of Punjab and Haryana High Court and various students of Panjab University Chandigarh took part in a discussion ...

Indian ‘Justice’ Waging War on Freedom of Expression To Crush Dissent: World Sikh Parliament

The World Sikh Parliament (WSP) has issued a press release saying that the Sikh activists body took serious note of the decision of an Indian court last week to convict and sentence to life imprisonment three Sikh activists for ‘waging war against the state’.

“Waging War Against the State”: Police Now Book Arvinder Singh for Supplying Arms

Nawanshahr Police have registered a fresh case against Arvinder Singh, who was sentenced to life imprisonment along with two others for waging war against the Government of India, and three others under the Arms Act and under provisions of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

Life Sentence to 3 Sikh Youths for Possessing Saka 1978 Pictures, Books: Exclusive Talk with Advo. RS Bains

In a first decision of its kind, a court in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar (Nawanshahr) has convicted three Sikh activists under section 121 (Waging War Against the State) and 121A (Preparing to Wage War Against the State) of Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Sikh Activists Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Waging “Paper” War Against Indian State

In a first decision of its kind, a court in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar (Nawanshahr) has convicted three Sikh activists under section 121 (Waging War Against the State) and 121A (Preparing to Wage War Against the State) of Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Due To Be Releases, 8 Sikh Activists Re-Arrested From Jail Itself

It is learnt that the Amritsar police re-arrested eight Sikh activists who were due to be released from the Amritsar Central jail.

Moga Court Fixes 4 February as Next Date of Hearing in case Against Jagtar Singh Johal

The District and Sessions Court of Moga on January 21 fixed February 4 as the next of hearing for prosecution evidences in a case against British citizen Jagtar Singh Johal.

Nishan Sharma, 3 Others Sentenced to Three Years Imprisonment for Attempt to Attack Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara

A Chandigarh court has reportedly sentenced hindutva activists Nishan Sharma, Ramesh Datt Sharma and three other convicts to undergo imprisonment for three years for attempting to attack Sikh political prisoner Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara.

Jagtar Singh Jaggi Gets Bail in Bajakhana Case; Update from Advo. Jaspal Singh Manjhpur

Arrested British citizen Jagtar Singh Johal @ Jaggi's lawyer Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur today released a video message sharing an update that Jagtar Singh Johal has been granted bail by a Faridkot court in a case registered at PS Bajakhana vide FIR No. 163/2017 under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) and Arms Act.

Sikh Political Prisoner in Tihar Jail Seeks Ayurvedic Medical Assistance; HC Notice to Delhi Govt.

Bhai Daya Singh Lahoriya, a Sikh political prisoner confined in Delhi's Central Jail Tihar, has filed a petition in the Delhi High Court seeking medical assistance from an Ayurvedic doctor.

EXCLUSIVE Interview with Advo. Jaspal Singh Manjhpur About Latest Situation on Sikh Political Prisoners’ Issue

Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) Editor Parmjeet Singh talked to Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur about the cases of Bandi Singhs, including British citizen Jagtar Singh Johal alias Jaggi.

Ludhiana Court Directs Tihar Jail Authorities to Present Jagtar Singh Hawara in Court on 6 Feb.

The court of Arun Veer Vashisht, Additional Session Judge Ludhiana, has directed the Tihar Jail authorities to present Sikh political prisoner Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara in  the court in person.

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