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Sikh groups launch signature campaign in support of UN ‘genocide petition’

Chandigarh: Sikh human rights groups have launched a global signature campaign on the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, in support of the “1984 Genocide” petition pending before the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC). It began on Sunday, with Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) and All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) holding signature camps in Gurudwaras in more than 20 countries. ...

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Sikh groups petition UNHRC to recognize 1984 massacre as ‘genocide’

Chandigarh, Punjab: They seek international investigation into the anti-Sikh riots on the basis of “new evidence”. Almost three decades after 3,000 Sikhs were massacred (according to government figures) following the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by her  body guards, Sikh groups led by the U.S.-based Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) have petitioned the United Nations Human Rights Council in Geneva seeking specifically ...

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