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Canada: NDP Remembers Defender Of Human Rights Jaswant Singh Khalra

Ottawa, Canada: Canada’s New Democrats are reflecting on the 18 year anniversary since the abduction and eventual disappearance of Human Rights Defender, Jaswant Singh Khalra. In April 2013, with thunderous applause and support at the federal NDP convention in Montreal, a resolution to recognize Jaswant Singh Khalra as a defender of human rights was passed by the membership of Canada’s NDP. ...

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A Message from the Daughter of Jaswant Singh Khalra to Sikh Youth

Vaheguroo Jee Ka Khalsa! Vaheguroo Jee Kee Fateh! Today marks the 18th anniversary of disappearance of my father, S. Jaswant Singh Khalra. It was on this day that my father was illegally abducted from our home in Amritsar and was later murdered on the orders of State Government and KPS Gill. Jaswant Singh Khalra truly lived a life of the ...

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WSO Welcomes Passing of Khalra Resolution at NDP Convention

Ontario, Canada: The World Sikh Organization of Canada welcomes the passing of a resolution recognizing Jaswant Singh Khalra as an “important defender of human rights” at the NDP National Convention in Montreal yesterday. On September 6, 1995, Jaswant Singh Khalra was abducted from his home by the Punjab Police after his research uncovered the illegal murder and cremation of thousands ...

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