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World Human Rights Day 2015

SYP on victimisation of people of Punjab and Human Rights Abuses in Punjab

Sikh Youth of Punjab (SYP) president Paramjeet Singh Tanda talked to the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) on the sidelines of a candle light vigil at Sector 17, Chandigarh on the eve of World Human Rights Day on December 10, 2015.

Kanwar Sandhu talks about revelations by Police Cat Gurmeet Pinky

Senior Journalist Kanwar Sandhu talks about revelations by police cat turned Gurmeet Pinky regarding widespread and systematic human rights violations by Punjab police during 1980s-90s in Punjab.

Speech of Justice Markandey Katju on World Human Rights Day conference in Chandigarh (Dec. 10, 2015)

This is full recording of speech of Justice Markandey Katju during a conference at Chandigarh on World Human Rights Day 2015.

Former SCI judge Markandey Katju favours criminal prosecution of cops involved in Fake encounters

Former Supreme Court of India judge Justice (Retd.) Markandey Katju yesterday said favoured registration of criminal cases against police officers who were involved in fake encounters, enforced disappearances and extra-judicial killings in Punjab during 1980s-90s movement.

Human Rights abuser cops living in Canada under fake identity: former DGP Shashi Kant

Former Punjab DGP (Prisons) Shashi Kant yesterday maintained an infamous Punjab cop, who was responsible for committing “endless” atrocities on civilian Sikh population in Punjabduring the days of militancy, was alive and living abroad.

Kashmiris are with victims of State Terrorism in Punjab: says Ayaz Akbar (Hurriyat Conference)

All Party Hurriyat Conference spokesperson Ayaz Akbar talks to the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) on the sidelines of a conference at Chandigarh on World Human Rights Day (December 10, 2015).

Candle light vigil at Chandigarh in memory of all those who were killed due to state repression

Human rights activists, former judges, lawyers and members of Sikh organizations held a Candle Light vigil at Chandigarh in the memory of all those who were killed due to state repression in Punjab and other parts of Indian peninsula. The vigil was held on the eve World Human Rights today.

SPECIAL on World Human Rights Day: Interview with Bibi Paramjeet Kaur Khalra

Sikh Siyasat's Editor Parmjeet Singh talked to Bibi Paramjeet Kaur Khalra about work of Shaheed Jaswant Singh Khalra on Human Rights abuses in Punjab.

Eight Resolutions adopted during conference on World Human Rights day in Chandigarh

Associating with the worldwide Human Rights fraternity, Sikhs for Human Rights, Lawyers for Human Rights, Punjab Human Rights Organisation and the Sikh Youth of Punjab hereby resolve as under ...

Punjab is in the throes of a retributive backlash: Human Rights activists [Conference Report]

Punjab is in the throes of a retributive backlash by its political masters against dissidents, opposition party members and farmers who hold diametrically opposite views to the ruling party combine. Quite suddenly, though not unexpectedly, there is a wave of intolerance in Punjab.

Nadirshahi government in Punjab: Blog of Justice Markandey Katju

A delegation of 4 Sikh gentlemen came from Chandigarh to meet me today. We had a long discussion for an hour and a half.

Sikh human rights group to hold convention on growing intolerance on Dec. 10

Claiming that dissent and opposition to established political parties is leading to growing intolerance, the Punjab based NGO named Sikhs for Human Rights (SFHR) will organize a convention to highlight the dismal human rights conditions, arbitrary detentions and misuse of UAPA, sedition and preventive detention laws against political activists at Chandigarh on Dec 10.