People’s Conference demands repeal of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act

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Published: March 6, 2014
People's Conference against UAPA [March 05] (8)
People’s Conference demands repeal of Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act  | read this item

New Delhi, India (March 06, 2014): A massively attended conference was organized by People’s Movement against UAPA on March 05 at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi.

Sikh Organization for Prisoner Welfare (SOPW) announces legal team in Punjab

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Published: February 1, 2014
Advocate Amar Singh Chahal
Advocate Amar Singh Chahal

Advocate Amar Singh Chahal  | read this item

Chandigarh/ London (February 01, 2014): According to information shared by Sikh Organization for Prisoner Welfare (SOPW), the UK based prisoners’ welfare organization held press conference at the Press Club in Chandigarh last week. SOPW representative Bhai R. P. Singh announced legal team of the organization comprising of Advocate Amar Singh Chahal and Advocate Rajvinder Singh Bains.

After 19 years whistle blower condemned with fine by the Punjab high court; HC termed extra-judicial killings as ‘special efforts’

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Published: November 27, 2013
Satwant Singh Manak - a witness of Fake Encounters in Punjab
Satwant Singh Manak - a witness of Fake Encounters in Punjab

Satwant Singh Manak - a witness of Fake Encounters in Punjab  | read this item

Chandigarh/ Punjab (November 26, 2013): In a decision tending to strengthen the blind impunity zone in Punjab as regards mass level human rights abuses committed by Punjab police and other Indian security forces during 1980s-90s in Punjab, the Punjab and Haryana High Court dismissed a petition of former cop who maintains to have witnessed the extra-judicial killing 10 civilians (all Sikhs) by the Punjab police.

Surjit Singh reveals chilling abuses by Punjab Police; Check details of disclosure based on Surjit Singh SI’s petition

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Published: July 9, 2013
Surjit Singh SI admits fake encounters in Punjab
Surjit Singh SI admits fake encounters in Punjab

Surjit Singh SI admits fake encounters in Punjab  | read this item

Surjit Singh’s petition has been made available to the World Sikh Organization, that has shared it’s details with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN). The revelations contained in the petition are absolutely chilling and at times, gruesome. They include descriptions of the crushing of one Baghel Singh with a bullet proof vehicle and the murder of Gurcharan Singh by force feeding him a cyanide capsule.

Canada: WSO concludes national annual human rights events in Surrey

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Published: June 23, 2013
Advocate Rajwinder Singh Bains
Advocate Rajwinder Singh Bains

Advocate Rajwinder Singh Bains  | read this item

Surrey, Canada (June 22, 2013): The World Sikh Organization of Canada concluded its annual series of national human rights events with its annual inter-community dinner in Surrey last Sunday night. Several hundred guests were in attendance including several MLAs and representatives from Simon Fraser University, Fraser Health Authority, RCMP amongst others.

Indian State System, Professor Devender Pal Singh Bhullar’s Case and the Sikhs [Qaumi Masle EP. 11]

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Published: June 2, 2013
Indian State System, Professor Devender Pal Singh Bhullar's Case and the Sikhs [Qaumi Masle EP. 11]  | read this item

Legal, Political and Social aspects of Professor Devender Pal Singh Bhullar’s case have made it a unique case in the history of Indian state. Facts of the case make it clear that how death penalty is being used as a tool of political control by the Indian state.

World Sikh Organization to host annual human rights events in June

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Published: May 29, 2013
Advocate Rajwinder Singh Bains
Advocate Rajwinder Singh Bains

Advocate Rajwinder Singh Bains  | read this item

Ottawa, Canada (May 29, 2013): It is learnt that the World Sikh Organization of Canada will be hosting human rights events across Canada in the month of June, including their annual Parliamentary Dinner in Ottawa on Monday June 3rd in Ottawa. This year’s keynote speaker will be leading Punjab human rights activist Rajvinder S. Bains.

Human Rights bodies organized One day consultation on Human Rights and Law at Amritsar

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Published: November 26, 2012
From Left to Right: Bibi Paramjeet Kaur Khalra, Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur, Advocate Navkiran Singh, Bibi Parveena Ahangar, Dr. Binayak Sen and Colon Gonsalves.
From Left to Right: Bibi Paramjeet Kaur Khalra, Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur, Advocate Navkiran Singh, Bibi Parveena Ahangar, Dr. Binayak Sen and Colon Gonsalves.

From Left to Right: Bibi Paramjeet Kaur Khalra, Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur, Advocate Navkiran Singh, Bibi Parveena Ahangar, Dr. Binayak Sen and Colon Gonsalves at One Day consultation on Human Rights and Law organized by Human Rights Law Network, Khalra Mission Organization and Punjab Human Rights Organization on 25 November 2012 at Om International, near Putlighar, Amrtisar (Punjab).  | read this item

Amritsar, Punjab (November 26, 2012): Human rights bodies namely Human Rights Law Network (HRLN), Khalsa Mission Organization (KMO) and Punjab Human Rights Organization (PHRO) organized “One day consultation on Human Rights and Law” at Om International, Putlighar at Amritsar (Punjab).