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Rights violation: US Sikh group challenges court relief to Badal

Washington,USA:  An American Sikh group has challenged the dismissal of human rights violation case against the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal. A month ago, a US District Court in Wisconsin had dismissed the case against Badal noting that he was never served the summons by the Sikhs for Justice (SJF) and SAD (Amritsar), which had filed the rights violations ...

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White House now ‘condemns’ 1984 anti-Sikh violence

Washington DC, US: In response to a petition from the influential Sikh community seeking recognition of violence against Sikhs in India during November 1984 as “genocide”, the White House has said it continues to “condemn” and “work against” violence directed at people because of their religion. “We continue to condemn – and more importantly, to work against – violence directed ...

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Intrigue in Sikh case only gets deeper

Oak Creek,USA: A lawsuit filed in the wake of the Sikh temple massacre in August – it has international implications for Sikhs and officials in India – continues to take turns of intrigue in federal court in Milwaukee. Lawyers for the chief minister of Punjab in India, named as defendant in the human rights claim, have asked a judge to ...

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Sikhs file case against Kamal Nath in Switzerland

New York, USA: A Sikh rights group has filed a criminal complaint against Minister for Urban Development Kamal Nath, who is heading the Indian delegation at the World Economic Forum in Davos, with the Swiss Attorney General seeking his arrest and prosecution for allegedly conspiring in the 1984 Sikh Genocide. The Attorney General of Switzerland has docketed a criminal case against ...

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Sikh Human Right group urges India to render justice

New Delhi, India: India’s Sikh rights group has urged the government to render justice to thousands of Sikh women raped during anti-Sikh riots following the assassination of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1984, reported local daily the Hindu on Monday. This followed nationwide mourning for the 23-year-old medical student who was gang raped in Delhi two weeks ago and died ...

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