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UNITED NATIONS ASKED TO PROBE KILLINGS OF SIKHS IN PUNJAB

Chandigarh, Punjab: Khalsa Human Rights, the human rights wing of the Sikh Federation (UK), has written to Professor Christof Heyn, the UN Special Rapporteur on extra judicial, summary or arbitrary executions following the confession last week by Sub-Inspector Surjit Singh of the atrocities committed by him and security forces in Punjab in the early 1990s. Surjit Singh who has gone ...

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CONFERENCE IN THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT IN BRUSSELS ON THE DEATH PENALTY AND HUMAN RIGHTS ABUSES IN INDIA

London, UK: The Sikh Federation (UK) has confirmed it has arranged a conference on Tuesday 25 June 2013 in the European Parliament in Brussels on the Death Penalty and Human Rights abuses in India. Bhai Amrik Singh, the Chair of the Sikh Federation (UK) said: ‘The conference is taking place in the Paul Henri Spaak Building in the European Parliament ...

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PROFESSOR BHULLAR MUST NOW BE RELEASED – SIKH FEDERATION (UK)

London, UK: The Sikh Federation (UK) has urged all those concerned with the death penalty in India and the case of Professor Davinderpal Singh Bhullar to push for not only the death penalty to be commuted, but for his immediate release given how long he has been in prison and the state of his health. The statement by the Sikh ...

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Deputy PM, Nick Clegg keen to ‘Open Doors’ for Sikh Issues to be addressed

London, UK: At a private meeting held in the Cabinet Office today, Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg agreed to consider issues raised by the representatives of the Sikh Council, its member organisations including the Sikh Federation UK. He said he was keen to consider the issues and to open doors for dialogue to take place with relevant sections of the ...

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