New York, USA: During the 26th session of the UN Human Rights Council, the US based human rights NGO’s presented a report and statement about the June 1984 military invasion of and massacre at Golden Temple. The report was tabled during Council’s session on “Interactive Dialogue On International Solidarity”.
US based NGOs “International Educational Development” (IED) and “Association of Humanitarian Lawyers” (AHL) joined rights groups “Sikhs for Justice” (SFJ) in presenting the report and statement on Operation Blue Star and Sikhs right to self determination before Human Rights Council. IED is a Los Angele based NGO which works on projects related to International humanitarian law and AHL is a San Francisco based group committed to protect and promote human rights.
The Council’s 26th Session was attended by representatives of 52 member countries including India, United States, European Union, Australia, Israel, Japan, Germany, Switzerland, Iran and China. Several international human rights NGOs were also invited to address the Council members.