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RELEASE RESHAM SINGH AND OTHER SIKH POLITICAL PRISONERS

RELEASE RESHAM SINGH AND OTHER SIKH POLITICAL PRISONERS

While we all gear up to spend holidays at home with our family and friends, Amritpal Kaur is fighting for her father, Bhai Resham Singh to come home. Resham Singh, a father and Sikh activist is being held since November 4, 2016 for political reasons, and is being abused by Indian authorities. He is continuously [...]

| December 6, 2016
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US CITIZEN UNLAWFULLY ARRESTED, DETAINED AND HARASSED IN INDIA

US CITIZEN UNLAWFULLY ARRESTED, DETAINED AND HARASSED IN INDIA

New York, USA: Bhai Resham Singh is an American citizen, resident of Bakersfield, California. On November 4, 2016, he was arrested by Indian authorities when he arrived at the New Delhi airport for sedition regarding Sarbat Khalsa’ 2015. Bhai Resham Singh and Surjit Singh are two of several Shrimoni Akali Dal Amritsar (USA) leaders charged [...]

| December 3, 2016
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US Sikh Groups Meet with U.S. State Department on Panjab Crisis

US Sikh Groups Meet with U.S. State Department on Panjab Crisis

  Washington, DC- Voices for Freedom and other human rights groups met with the Department of State and the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom  (USCIRF) to voice the concerns of the American Sikh community regarding the current situation developing in Panjab, India. Also in attendance were Sikh community leaders from around the United [...]

| November 5, 2015
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PETITION AGAINST NARENDRA MODI’S VISIT TO USA LAUNCHED BY  HUMAN RIGHTS GROUPS

PETITION AGAINST NARENDRA MODI’S VISIT TO USA LAUNCHED BY HUMAN RIGHTS GROUPS

                         We need 100, 000 Signatures by August 20th Washington DC, USA: Sikh Human rights groups; Voices for Freedom (VFF) and Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) partner in launching a global online petition today to cancel Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the White House [...]

| August 6, 2014 | 0 Comments
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Reports and Publications

US Sikh Groups Meet with U.S. State Department on Panjab Crisis

US Sikh Groups Meet with U.S. State Department on Panjab Crisis

  Washington, DC- Voices for Freedom and other human rights groups met with the Department of State and the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom  (USCIRF) to voice the concerns of the American Sikh community regarding the current situation developing in Panjab, India. Also in attendance were Sikh community leaders from around the United [...]

| November 5, 2015
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VFF confers Guru Tegh Bahadur Human Rights Award on Justice Bains

VFF confers Guru Tegh Bahadur Human Rights Award on Justice Bains

CHANDIGARH: In a unique effort to mark the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and opening a frontal battle against Indian fascist stratagems and forces, several Sikh organizations, political and social leaders, religious personalities and intellectuals gathered to understand linkages and interconnections between “Neo-fascism, Human Rights and Social Democracy” at a seminar organized [...]

| December 30, 2009 | 0 Comments
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Neofascism, human rights and social democracy

Neofascism, human rights and social democracy

The image of India is that of a democratic, multicultural, inclusive society. But more often than not, appearances are not reality. India is a republic—a secular, socialist, democratic republic—where millions of children, women and men remain demoralised, enslaved to the powerful, crying out for fundamentals of life. Fragmented along fault-lines of caste, class,f gender, ethnicity, [...]

| December 30, 2009 | 0 Comments
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Smoldering Embers

Smoldering Embers

Long and Unending wait for Justice for the Disappeared in Panjab     The continuing struggle for justice for the disappeared in Panjab has met with roadblocks and an attitude that those who suffered at the hands of police and security agencies do not deserve recourse to justice. The attitude of “expendable minorities” and brazen [...]

| December 30, 2009 | 0 Comments
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