Ensaaf Resumes Blog

August 19, 2008 | Comments Off on Ensaaf Resumes Blog

Ensaaf’s blog is resuming after over a year’s hiatus. Stay tuned for coverage on Punjab human rights issues. Here are some highlights from the past year: In October 2007, Ensaaf and Human Rights Watch released a joint report, video testimonials, and photo essay. The report, Protecting the Killers, A Policy of Impunity in Punjab, India, […]

March 2007 Issue of Ensaaf DISPATCH

April 4, 2007 | Comments Off on March 2007 Issue of Ensaaf DISPATCH

The March 2007 issue of our quarterly newsletter, the Ensaaf DISPATCH (pdf), is now available. This DISPATCH includes the following articles: Ensaaf, Human Rights Watch Publish Op Ed in the Asian Age Ensaaf Releases 2nd Edition of Twenty Years of Impunity: The second edition includes a new chapter providing analyses of the Nanavati Commission’s report […]

Ensaaf Kicks Off Year-End Giving Campaign, Launches New Website

December 7, 2006 | Comments Off on Ensaaf Kicks Off Year-End Giving Campaign, Launches New Website

Ensaaf has launched a new website that makes it even easier to contribute to the movement for truth and justice for victims of gross human rights violations in Punjab, India. Donors can now go to www.ensaaf.org and click on the Make a Donation button to sign up for secure recurring donations. As little as $10 […]

September 2006 Issue of Ensaaf DISPATCH

September 29, 2006 | Comments Off on September 2006 Issue of Ensaaf DISPATCH

Ensaaf has released the September 2006 issue of its quarterly newsletter, the Ensaaf DISPATCH, available at:http://www.ensaaf.org/dispatch-sep06.pdf This DISPATCH includes the following articles: * Staff Update: Welcome to our New Program Associate, Jasmine Marwaha* Khalra’s Last International Speech Highlights Mass Crimes of KPS Gill* High Court Case Filed Against Former Police Chief KPS Gill* National Human […]

On September 25, 2006, the Committee on International Human Rights of the New York City Bar Association released a report, Anti-Terrorism and Security Laws in India, calling on the Indian government to limit its application of anti-terrorism laws. The 135-page report, based on extensive research and a two-week trip to India, provides a thorough analysis […]

June 2006 Ensaaf Dispatch

July 8, 2006 | Comments Off on June 2006 Ensaaf Dispatch

Ensaaf has released the June 2006 issue of its quarterly newsletter, the Ensaaf DISPATCH, available at:http://www.ensaaf.org/dispatch-june06.pdf This DISPATCH includes the following articles: * US Extradites Sikh Activist Kulvir Singh Barapind* The Disappearance of Rights Attorney S.S. Bhatti* International Groups Call for the Prosecution of K.P.S. Gill for Murdering J.S. Khalra* UN Human Rights Council Approves […]

ENSAAF has released the March 2006 issue of its quarterly Dispatch, available at: 

2005 Country Report on Human Rights in India

March 11, 2006 | Comments Off on 2005 Country Report on Human Rights in India

The US Department of State has released its 2005 Country Report on Human Rights Practices for India. In the report, the Department of State cites numerous human rights abuses that occur in India, including: extrajudicial killings, torture and rape by police and security forces, and prolonged detention. It also states its findings regarding developments in […]

Human Rights Watch has released its annual report examining human rights developments in more than 70 countries during 2005. According to the report, the human rights situation has worsened across South Asia, as Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal all violated human rights while attempting to put down rebellions. Although the report commented that […]

Update to the Ajmer Singh Case

January 23, 2006 | Comments Off on Update to the Ajmer Singh Case

The Tribune reports that the Punjab police wrongfully confined Sikh author Ajmer Singh for over eighteen hours on January 6. Police officers arrived at Ajmer Singh’s residence around 9pm to arrest him on charges dating back to 1970 that the state government had dropped in 2001. The police officers showed no search or arrest warrants. […]

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