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Seeking Justice: 28 years after riots, photographs send a reminder

New Delhi: An exhibition, called “Justice Campaign for the Forgotten Citizens of the 1984 Sikh Genocide”, showcased photographs, paintings and statements by survivors at the Delhi University on Monday morning and Geeta Colony in the evening. There were pictures of burning homes and charred bodies, black-and-white testaments to the suffering of those caught in the massacre. Many people were killed ...

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1984 survivors: The sikh people that time forgot

New Delhi: (IANS) Tilak Vihar could be just another congested neighbourhood in west Delhi until you take a closer look. Everywhere, there is a profusion of turbans and beards – a traumatic reminder that this is a Sikh resettlement colony built on the charred memories of riots 28 years ago. The lapse of time has done little to dull the ...

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Exhibition on 1984 Sikh Genocide seeks justice for victims

Ludhiana,panjab: To demand justice for the victims of 1984 Sikh Genocide, senior advocate H S Phoolka was in Ludhiana on Friday with his exhibition on the riots. Earlier, the exhibition, which included pictures clicked by photo journalists, had been held in Jallianwala Bagh, Sultanpur Lodhi and Jalandhar. While one picture showed President’s escort being badly injured because he was a ...

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Sikh group demands action against perpetrators of 1984 Sikh Genocide

New Delhi: A Sikh group today criticised the Centre for “failing” to punish those involved in the 1984 Sikh Genocide and demanded immediate judicial action against the perpetrators of the violence. The All India Sikh Conference also said it would not condemn the attack on Lt General (Retd) K S Brar early this month in London. Brar had led the ...

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Shekhar Kapur remembers 1984 massacre

New Delhi, India: Moved by renowned journalist Rahul Bedi’s recent recollection of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, internationally acclaimed Indian filmmaker Shekhar Kapur has come out with his own memories of the ’savagery’. ‘How does a city descend into savagery? A city I was brought up in – my own Sikh friends hiding with their families in safe houses to save ...

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