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.
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.
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’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.
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.
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.
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.
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).