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SGPC Raises Sikh Genocide 1984, Kartarpur Sahib Corridor and Sikh Identity Issues with UN Secretary General

In a letter addressed to the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres during his visit to Amritsar, the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandak Committee (SGPC) raised issues of 1984 Sikh Genocide, Sikh identity, Sikh articles of faith, Visa free corridor to Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib and hate crimes against Sikhs.

KMO Seeks UN Secretary-General to Intervention for Independent Inquiry into June 1984 Attack and Human Rights Abuses by Indian Forces

The Khalra Mission Organization, a Punjab based human rights group, has written a letter to United Nations' Secretary-General António Guterres ahead of his visit to Darbar Sahib in Amritsar city of Punjab.

Sikh Body Seeks Support From Visiting UN Secy-Gen To Get Right To Self-Determination In India

Dal Khalsa, a pro-freedom Sikh group, said that it was delighted to learn that United Nations Secretary General will be visiting be visiting Darbar Sahib, on October 3, during his forthcoming visit to Indian subcontinent.

Danish Rwandan To Be Extradited for Genocide After 24 Years

It is learnt that a Copenhagen appeals court on Friday (Sept. 21) ruled that a 51-year-old Dane of Rwandan origin can be extradited to Rwanda where he is accused of taking part in the 1994 genocide.

UN Report Slams India, 37 Countries for Reprisals Against Activists

People globally face harsh reprisals and intimidation for cooperating with the United Nations on human rights, a “shameful practice,” a major UN report warned. This trend deters others from engaging with the UN and results in “self-censorship.”

Genocide Remains A Threat and Reality in the Twenty-First Century: UN Human Rights Commissioner

The Human Rights Council on Thursday (Sept. 13) held a high-level panel on the seventieth anniversary on the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.

Facebook is Helping Governments to Shut Down Dissent with Definition of Terrorism, says UN Expert

An independent expert appointed by the UN’s Human Rights Council has written to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to express concerns about the company’s overly broad definition of terrorism and the apparent lack of a comprehensive human rights-based approach to the policies governing access to and use of its platform.

UN Human Rights Office Scraps Indian Media’s Accusations Against Report on Kashmir

Office of the United Nations Human Rights High Commissioner has responded to Indian media's accusations against UN human rights body's report on Kashmir.

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.

US Quits United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)

United States of America (USA) has withdrawn from the United Nations Human Rights Council accusing it of "chronic bias" against Israel, in a move that was criticised by human rights groups and described as regrettable by foreign leaders.

India should Act on UN Rights Report on Kashmir: Human Rights Watch

The Indian government should immediately act on the recommendations in the first-ever report by the United Nations on human rights in Kashmir, Human Rights Watch said.

South Asia Solidarity Group Welcomes UN Report on Human Rights Situation in Kashmir

South Asia Solidarity Group, a Human Rights body base din England, has welcomed the first ever report by the UN on the human rights situation in Kashmir.

UN HRO Report on the Situation of Human Rights in Kashmir [Full Report]

There is an urgent need to address past and ongoing human rights violations and abuses and deliver justice for all people in Kashmir, who for seven decades have suffered a conflict that has claimed or ruined numerous lives, a report by the UN Human Rights Office published on Thursday says.

First-ever UN HRO Report on Kashmir Shows Mirror to India and Pakistan on Human Rights Abuses

There is an urgent need to address past and ongoing human rights violations and abuses and deliver justice for all people in Kashmir, UN Human Rights Office report.

Sikh Diaspora bodies to Tender Submission at UN Regarding ‘Killing’ of Bhai Harminder Singh Mintoo in Indiaan Judicial Custody

Sikh activists from across the globe are set to hold a protest rally outside the UN office in Geneva on Friday 4 May 2018 between 12 noon and 4pm.

UN Chief Expresses Concern Over Killings of Journalists in India

UN chief Antonio Guterres has expressed concern over the deaths of two journalists in India and the violence against media-persons across the globe.

India Denying Investigators Unconditional Access To Kashmir, Says UN; India Counters By Calling Pakistan ‘Failed State’

As per the media reports emanating from Geneva during the UN's Human rights council meeting, the United Nations (UN) high commissioner on human rights has regretted

United Nations To Receive Update About World Sikh Parliament

The United Nations Human Rights Council on Monday began its 37th session in Geneva, Switzerland. Sikh representatives from a number of countries linked to the World Sikh Parliament (WSP)

Sikh Killings Started After Rajiv Gandhi’s Sworn-in-Ceremony On The Evening Of 31st Oct, Says Dal Khalsa

Calling it a state-sponsored genocide of Sikhs, the Dal Khalsa claimed that the Nov 1984 killings started after Rajiv Gandhi was sworn-in as Prime Minister of India on 31st Oct 

Amritsar Convention: Indian Constitution Is A Document Of Deception, Says Paramjit Singh Mand

The pro-freedom group of the Sikhs Dal Khalsa on 28th January 2018 held a conference on ‘Right to Self-Determination’ at Amritsar Sahib.

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