Committee recommends enhanced compensation for 1984 victims

November 2, 2005 | Comments Off on Committee recommends enhanced compensation for 1984 victims

The two committees inquiring into compensation for victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh pogroms submitted their reports to Union Home Secretary VK Duggal on October 29. The committees are headed by Special Secretary KP Singh and Secretary (Border Management) DK Sankaran. Their report recommends about Rs 1,000 crore of additional compensation. Specifically, they recommended compensation of […]

Human Rights Watch issues letter to NHRC

November 2, 2005 | Comments Off on Human Rights Watch issues letter to NHRC

On November 1, Brad Adams, Executive Director of Human Rights Watch’s Asia Division, issued a letter to the National Human Rights Commission regarding its upcoming decision on the Punjab mass secret cremations case. The letter urges the NHRC to order a full accounting of the systematic abuses that occurred in Punjab, determine liability after detailed […]

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