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.
Switzerland, Geneva (April 27, 2013): Seeking United Nations intervention to save death row inmate Devenderpal Singh Bhullar, a Swiss NGO “Movement Against Atrocities and Repression” (MAAR) and Sikhs For Justice” (SFJ) an international human rights group, filed an appeal with Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions, Honorable Christof Heyns on April 25.
Ludhiana, Punjab (April 24,2013): According to a news report by Times of India (TOI): “[w]hile Sikhs in India, Punjab government and Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee are putting every effort to save Devinderpal Singh Bhullar, currently on death row, from going to gallows, thousands miles away preparations are afoot in a Gurdwara in Langenthal , Switzerland to hold demonstration in front of the office of United Nation on April 25th”.
New York, United States (April 18, 2013): Seeking United Nations intervention, international human rights NGOs have approached UN’s Special Rapporteur on Torture after the denial of commutation plea by the Supreme Court of death row convict Devenderpal Singh Bhullar.
New York, USA (February 27, 2013): On Thursday, February 14, 2013, Jatinder P. Singh, Associate Director of United Sikhs, made history by becoming the first Sikh American to offer prayers at the United Nations 67th General Assembly Opening Session that took place in New York.
Hoshiarpur, Punjab (February 22, 2013): Dal Khalsa today condemned the Sri Lankan government over the “inhuman act of alleged cold blooded murder” of Balachandran, minor son of the slain LTTE chief V. Prabhakaran.
Jalandhar, Punjab (November 29, 2012): Joining the international community in observing 29 November as the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People in accordance with UN resolution 32/40 B, the Dal Khalsa has also expressed its solidarity with the people of Palestine and their struggle for statehood.
London, England (November 22, 2012): Khalsa Human Rights, the human rights wing of the Sikh Federation (UK), has joined Amnesty International, Human Rights Watch and other human rights organisations in strongly condemning India in defying the United National General Assembly Resolution passed on Tuesday 20 November.
Jalandhar, Punjab (November 20, 2012): Dal Khalsa today strongly criticized Indian government for opposing UN resolution to abolish death penalty, while in practice it has been observing moratorium since the last 8 years.
Chandigarh- Dal Khalsa has written a letter to UN secretary General Ban-ki-moon cataloguing the voices of Sikhs worldwide to mark the 1984 Holocaust week. Expressing the desire to see a peaceful and prosperous world, the organization’s secretary for Political Affairs Kanwar Pal has requested the UN to listen to the voice of the beleaguered Sikh community, particularly the voice of those Sikhs whose family and friends were brutally assaulted and killed [...]
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