Paris, France (May 15, 2013): It is learnt that amid various protests by Sikhs in the UK, France and India against the death sentence to Sikh political prisoner Professor Devinderpal Singh Bhullar, three Sikhs of France have been sitting on hunger strike since May 8 at a Paris Gurdwara.
Jalandhar, Punjab (May 11, 2013): Akali Dal Panch Pardhani (ADPP) president Bhai Kulvir Singh Barapind has sued the Government of India and State Government of Punjab besides President Pranab Mukharjee, PM Manmohan Singh, Minister of External Affairs, Minister of Home Affairs, National Security Advisor, Director of National Investigative Agency, Governor of Punjab, Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab, Punjab police chief and a number of other Indian authorities and police officers in a US court.
Ludhiana, Punjab (April 19, 2013): Bhai Mandhir Singh, Secretary General of Akali Dal Panch Pardhani (ADPP) talked to Sikh Siyasat News regarding the April 12 (2013) decision of the Supreme Court of India upholding the death punishment of Sikh political prisoner Professor Devender Pal Singh Bhullar.
Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab (April 18, 2013): As per information an ‘Insaaf March’ in support of Prof Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar started from the holy city of Shri Fatehgarh Sahib today. More than a thousand are reportedly taking part in the procession towards Delhi.
Fatehgarh Sahib (April 14, 2013): In wake of imminent threat of execution of Sikh political prisoner, Prof. Devender Pal Singh Bhullar, various Sikh organizations held an emergency meeting at Jawadi Taksal, Ludhiana and resolved to form a Joint Action Committee (JAC).
Ludhiana, Punjab (April 12, 2013): In wake of imminent threat of execution of Professor Devender Pal Singh Bhullar by Indian state, the Sikh organizations of Punjab have called an urgent meeting on April 14, 2013.
Avtar Singh Makkar said “[t]his is judicial murder”. “I reiterate that there are two sets of laws, a separate one for minorities. On one side death penalty is given to Bhullar on the basis of merely his confessional statement that could be given by anyone under duress and there are no witnesses who give statement against Bhullar, on the other side seven death sentences of a butcher like Kishori Lal, who murdered more than 30 persons with knife, are commuted” said SGPC Chief.
Bathinda, Punjab (March 30, 2013): On March 30, 2013 – Sikhs in large numbers took part in a march and demonstration to seek release of Sikh political prisoner Professor Devender Pal Singh Bhullar, who is facing death penalty in India. The march and demonstration was organized by Akali Dal Panch Pardhani (ADPP) in Bathinda region of Punjab.
Ajnala/Gurdaspur, Punjab (March 29, 2013): According to information available with Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) Akali Dal Panch Pardhani (ADPP) leader Bhai Baldev Singh Sirsa was arrested by Ajnala police earlier today.
Mansa, Punjab (March 25, 2013): It is learnt that Akali Dal Panch Pardhani is going to hold a protest demonstration against death sentence awarded to Sikh political prisoner Professor Devender Pal Singh Bhullar.
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