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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).

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.

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.

Shera and Bagga Sent to Nabha Jail under Judicial Custody

A Special NIA Court in Mohali on January 9, 2018 sent Ramandeep Singh Bagga and Hardeep Singh Shera to Maximum Security Jail in Nabha under judicial custody.

Alleging Life Threat from Jail Authorities, Hariminder Singh Mintoo begins Hunger Strike in Patiala Jail

Haminder Singh Mintoo has maintained that his life was under threat and he accused jail superintendent Rajan Kapur, deputy superintendent Gurcharan Dhaliwal and assistant superintendent Prabhjot Singh for the same.

Hearing in Moga case against Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara postponed to December 19

Hearing in a case against Sikh political prisoner Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara was postponed to December 19 today as the additional session judge, Moga who was to hear the case, was on leave.

Court Accepts Chargesheet Against Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara After Appearance Through Video Link

A local court in Nihal Singh Wara (Moga) yesterday to accepted chargesheet against Sikh political prisoner Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara.

Judge Refuses to Accept Chargesheet against Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara in His Absence

A local court in Nihal Singh Wara (Moga) today refused to accept chargesheet against Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara in his absence. 

Exclusive Talk with Advo. Jaspal Singh Manjhpur about Sikh Political Prisoners Issue

Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur maintains list of Sikh Political Prisoners. Sikh Siyasat's Editor Parmjeet Singh talked to Advo. Manjhpur about recent court decisions in Bhai Lal Singh Akalgarh and Bhai Nishan Singh Sohal's case.

Bombay High Court orders release of Sikh political prisoner Nishan Singh after 30 years of jail

Bombay High Court has reportedly cleared the release of a Sikh Political prisoner Nishan Singh, who has spent more than 30 years, including remissions, in Indian prisons.

No bar on parole, media sections have miss-reproted SCI judgement in Lal Singh Case: Advo. Manjhpur

Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur, who maintains the list of Sikh political prisoners, has rejected some media reports which 'wrongfully' reported that Supreme Court of India's judgement in Sikh political prisoner Bhai Lal Singh's case.

Bhai Lal Singh case: SCI sets aside HC order; Tells to approach Indian Home Ministry for Premature Release

New Delhi: The Indian Supreme Court today set aside Punjab and Haryana High Court order commanding benefits of premature release to Sikh political prisoner Bhai ...

Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara being mistreated in Tihar jail: Advo. Amar Singh Chahal (Jan. 14, 2016)

Advocate Amar Singh Chahal held a press conference in Chandigarh and said that Jagtar Singh Hawara was being mistreated by Tihar Jail authorities.

Punjab Govt. had no significant role in release of Bhai Waryam Singh

Advo. Jaspal Singh Manjhpur, who maintains the list Sikh political prisoners, said that it was the UP and the Central government who have cleared the release of Bhai Wariam Singh and the Punjab government had nothing to do with it.

Sikh Political Prisoner Bhai Waryam Singh released on premature release

Sikh Political Prisoner Bhai Waryam Singh, 70, was released today on premature release. He was undergoing imprisonment for life in Bans-Bareli Jail in Uttar Pradesh (UP). His arrest dates back to 1990 and he was convicted under TADA.

Bhai Paramjit Singh Bheora transferred to Burail jail Chandigarh

Sikh political prisoner Bhai Paramjit Singh Bheora has been transferred to Chandigarh Model Jail, Burail from Tihar jail Delhi. He is undergoing imprisonment for life in Punjab CM Beant Singh assassination case.

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