New Delhi, India (February 23, 2013): It is learnt that the recently constituted General House of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) in it’s meeting held on February 22, 2013 unanimously adopted a resolution to erect a peace memorial in memory of victims of Sikh Genocide 1984 in Gurdwara Rakabganj complex, adjacent to Indian Parliament in Delhi.
Pune, India (May 21, 2013): It is learnt that the Sikhs hit the streets in large numbers on May 19, 2013 in Pune to seek justice for the victims of Sikh genocide 1984. As per media reports: [h]olding banners and raising slogans, the protesters pointed out that hundreds of Sikhs were killed in the 1984 November massacres but the real perpetrators of the crime had been let off. The protest reportedly started from Gurdwara Guru Nanak Darbar and culminated at Rani Laxmibai Udyan.
Amritsar, Punjab (May 15, 2013): It is learnt that on May 14, 2013 the Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh justified his directive to end the indefinite hunger strike by Bibi Nirpreet Kaur, a key witness in the November 1984 Delhi Cant area massacre case at Jantar Mantar on May 8, 2013.
Patiala, Punjab (May 15, 2013): It is learnt that the activists of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) Dakaunda held a rally protest rally, on May 14, 2013 at Patiala against acquittal of Sikh genocide accused Sajjan Kumar. The protesters took out a march, burnt effigies and submitted a charter of demands against the recent order by a Delhi court to acquit Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in the November 1984 Sikh massacre case.
Amritsar, Punjab (May 15, 2013): It is learnt that on May 14, 2013 members and activists of Sikh Youth Federation (Bhinderanwale) took out a march in protest against the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, one of the organizers of Sikh genocide 1984.
New Delhi, India (May 15, 2013): Bibi NirpreetKaur, a witness against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar who sat on a fast at Jantar Mantar in Delhi for six days to protest against Sajjan’s acquittal by a Delhi court, has written a very strong worded letter to Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh.
New Delhi, India (May 13, 2013): It is learnt that the Delhi High was scheduled to hear 34 petitions regarding 1984 Sikh massacre on May 14,2 013. These petitions challenge the conviction of 104 people accused of their involvement in killings of Sikhs in November, 1984. All these were convicted by Sessions Courts.
New Delhi, India (May 09, 2013): It is learnt that Delhi’s trial court has awarded life imprisonment to three accused in the November 1984 Delhi Cant area massacre case, while two others were sentenced to undergo imprisonment for three years.
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 Delhi, India (May 08, 2013): It is learnt that the CBI will challenge before Delhi high court the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a November 1984 Sikh massacre case by a trial court as it has found “strong grounds” which could form basis of its petition.
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