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Sikh leaders meet UN Secy-Gen, seek justice for victims

Ludhiana, Punjab: Gurdeep Kaur, the president of Istri Wing of “1984 Sikh Katle-Aam Peerat Welfare Society”, and the Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) have given a representation to the Secretary, United Nations Organization (UNO), seeking justice for the 1984 genocide victims. Disclosing this during a press conference here on Friday, Gurdeep Kaur and Karnail Singh Peermohammad, the SFJ convenor (India), and president ...

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US court allows service of summons on Dr. Manmohan Singh through his daughter in Human Rights violations lawsuit

Washington, DC: In the human rights violation law suit against former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, a US court has granted Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) motion allowing service of summons on ex-PM’s daughter Amrit Singh, who is a permanent resident of the United States. The leave was granted by US district judge James Boasberg in Columbia. On August 19, the judge ...

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Report “Operation Blue Star” accepted by UNHRC

New York, USA: The United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) has accepted a report on the 1984 “Operation Bluestar”, a code name given by the Indian Army for a security operation to flush out militants from the Golden Temple complex in Amritsar. The report was tabled during the 26th session of the UNHRC on “Interactive Dialogue On International Solidarity”. The report ...

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30 years on, no fading of 84′ wounds, ideals

Amritsar, Punjab: The 30th anniversary of the Indian government’s 7 day brutal and bloody crackdown on pro-human right activists in Golden Temple was passing quietly in Amritsar, but for some it is not completely forgotten. Sri Harmandir Sahib and the narrow avenue that leads to it were both little eerily tense on the anniversary week, with intelligence police and pro-GOI ...

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US court wants to see Sonia’s passport

New York, USA: A US court has ordered Congress president Sonia Gandhi to provide a copy of her passport as documentary evidence by April 7 to determine if she was in America last September when a Sikh rights group claims to have served summons on her in the 1984 Sikh genocide case. Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) claims Sonia was served summons ...

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