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US CITIZEN AND HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST BHAI RESHAM SINGH RELEASED ON BAIL

US CITIZEN AND HUMAN RIGHTS ACTIVIST BHAI RESHAM SINGH RELEASED ON BAIL

| December 21, 2016

New York, USA, “ I am deeply touched by the love and solidarity expressed by so many around the globe. I want to thank everyone who came forward to support me and my family. I would like to thank the US Embassy, my local Congressman Kevin McCarthy, my family, members of my organization, all human […]

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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

| November 5, 2015

  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 […]

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REMEMBERING – JUNE 1984  30TH ANNIVERSARY OF INDIAN ARMY ASSAULT ON SRI DARBAR SAHIB (GOLDEN TEMPLE)

REMEMBERING – JUNE 1984 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF INDIAN ARMY ASSAULT ON SRI DARBAR SAHIB (GOLDEN TEMPLE)

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

    “No prayers stir the silence under golden dome of the Golden Temple. There are no priests left to intone them. They are all dead or missing. The musical instruments, which at all times drummed out the tones and rhythms of worship are quiet for the first time in centuries. There are no visitors, […]

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VFF Files PIL to Remove Panjab Police Chief

VFF Files PIL to Remove Panjab Police Chief

| April 9, 2012 | 0 Comments

4th April 2012, Chandigarh, Panjab: Voices For Freedom (VFF) filed a public interest litigation (PIL)yesterday asking the Punjab and Haryana High Court for directions to quash the appointment of Panjab Director General of Police (DGP) Sumedh Saini on grounds that his appointment was unlawful. The High Court has adjourned the hearing to April 17thfor VFF […]

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Yet Another Episode of Double Standards: Issuance of a Black Warrant for the Execution of Bhai Balwant Singh on 31st of March 2012

Yet Another Episode of Double Standards: Issuance of a Black Warrant for the Execution of Bhai Balwant Singh on 31st of March 2012

| March 22, 2012 | 0 Comments

Chandigarh, Panjab: How long will Parkash Singh Badal, the recently re-elected Chief Minister of Panjab,   keep his eyes closed and lips locked on the plight of the Sikh community in the state of Panjab? Years after years are going by but the autumn-stern destiny of the Sikh community is not finding the blow of wind […]

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VFF Updates USCIRF Executives. India placed on Watch list in USCIRFs annual report 2011

VFF Updates USCIRF Executives. India placed on Watch list in USCIRFs annual report 2011

| May 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

May 13, 2011: USCIRF (U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom) has placed India on its watch list in its annual report 2011. Watch listed countries are under close monitoring due to the nature and extent of religious freedom violations engaged in or tolerated by their governments. USCIRF is an independent commission of United States and […]

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Illegal Detention Of Pal Singh: Another Effort Of Suppressing The Voices Of Truth

Illegal Detention Of Pal Singh: Another Effort Of Suppressing The Voices Of Truth

| April 13, 2011 | 0 Comments

April 13, 2011: Voices For Freedom (VFF) calls international human rights organizations to put pressure on Indian government to bring to light the current status of Bhai Pal Singh who is in the illegal custody of Punjab Police since 23rd of July 2010. The whole Sikh community is highly concerned about his present situation. It […]

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State Terrorism Continuous In India

State Terrorism Continuous In India

| March 27, 2011 | 0 Comments

New Delhi, Saturday, March 19, 2011: Voices for Freedom (VFF) feel highly concerned on the custodial killing of Mr. Sohan Singh, alias Sohanjit Singh on March 14, 2011. Every citizen of this country is bestowed with some fundamental human rights among them are the right to be presumed innocent till proven guilty despite the religion […]

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Voices For Freedom (VFF)  calls for the Governments of India and France

Voices For Freedom (VFF) calls for the Governments of India and France

| July 28, 2010 | 0 Comments

27th July 2010,  Toronto, Canada: Voices For Freedom (VFF)  calls for the Governments of India and France to ensure health and safety of Pal Singh, citizen of France, who has been arrested and denied basic and integral rights in Jallandhar, Punjab. Pal Singh, an elderly gentleman who is dedicated to volunteer work also suffers from […]

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India’s Grim Record on Torture.

India’s Grim Record on Torture.

| June 30, 2010 | 0 Comments

Grim Picture of Human Rights in India. Courtesy The Seoul Times Toronto, June 26th 2010: What has India got to hide?  Despite claiming to be the world’s largest democracy, India continues to engage in acts which are an insult to the very notion of human rights. Under the reign of impunity, human rights abuses continue […]

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