New Delhi, India (May 25, 2013): It is learnt that the Delhi High Court on May 24, 2013 reserved its verdict on Indian politician Sajjan Kumar’s plea challenging a trial court’s order to frame charges against him in Sultanpuri Massacre case 1984. Sultanpuri Massacre was part of wider plan of Sikh genocide 1984, and the case against Sajjan Kumar relates to the killing of six people in Sultanpuri area in Delhi.
New Delhi, India (May 21, 2013): The government of India must take practical and immediate measures to address the scourge of unlawful killings and excessive use of force by India’s security forces, Amnesty International said in a press release dated May 15,2013.
Wisconsin, United States (May 19, 2013): It is learnt that the United States district court of Eastern district of Wisconsin has dismissed the case filed by a New York based human rights body ‘Sikhs for Justice’, Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) led by Simranjeet Singh Mann and others against the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.
Chandigarh, Haryana (May 15, 2013): As per media reports the Haryana government lifted ban on the screening of blockbuster Punjabi film “Sadda Haq” in the state on May 15, 2013.
Ludhiana/Chandigarh (May 10, 2013): Much awaited Punjabi movie, Sadda Haq, has hit cinema screens across Punjab and other states of India today. Check list of cinemas and show timings across Punjab and India.
New Delhi, India (May 08, 2013): It is learnt that Bibi Nirpreet Kaur, one of the key witnesses and victim of the Sikh genocide 1984, broke her six-day-old fast on May 08, 2013 after Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal assured support for her fight for justice.
New York, United States (May 07, 2013): In a written statement the Sikh Youth of America has urged Badal Dal and SGPC to restrain for removing the name of Sikh martyr Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale from the Gurdwara Yaadgaar Shaheedan – or the Saka June 1984 memorial.
Amritsar, Punjab (May 05, 2013): It is learnt that protesting against the acquittal of Indian politician Sajjan Kumar, the victims of Sikh genocide 1984 along with members of Sikh bodies blocked the Amritsar–New Delhi railway track at Amritsar at 5.30 am on May 05, 2013.
Washington, US (April 30, 2013): In a press release sent to Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) the leadership of Sikh Council on Religion and Education (SCORE) has expressed their dismay and shock at the acquittal of Sajjan Kumar from the November 1984 Sikh massacre and murders of six Sikhs onApril 30, 2013 in Delhi court.
New Delhi, India (April 29, 2013): The Delhi high court is scheduled to pronounce it’s verdict on April 29, 2013 regarding a plea of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar against a trial court order framing charges against him in a case related to November 1984 Sikh massacre case related to the brutal killings of six Sikh in Sultanpuri area of Delhi.
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