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Voices for Freedom (VFF) appreciates and congratulates the Union government of India for restoration of the Anand Marriage Act

Voices for Freedom (VFF) appreciates and congratulates the Union government of India for restoration of the Anand Marriage Act

| April 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

April 19, 2012: The Union Cabinet of the republic of India in a meeting on April 12, 2012, chaired by the Prime minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, decided to restore the Anand Marriage Act and gave the approval to table the bill in the parliament in the budget session to be resumed from 24th of April […]

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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 should Sign the Rome Statue for the International Criminal Court (ICC)

India should Sign the Rome Statue for the International Criminal Court (ICC)

| July 21, 2010 | 0 Comments

New York, NY: July 17th 2010: VOICES FOR FREEDOM calls for India to sign onto and ratify the Rome Statute for the International Criminal Court (ICC).  Documented cases of genocide and crimes against humanity have gone without justice for far too long in India, making it clear that the government or judiciary is either unwilling […]

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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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Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff Seeks to Silence the Voice of Sikh Victims of 1984

Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff Seeks to Silence the Voice of Sikh Victims of 1984

| June 12, 2010 | 0 Comments

Toronto, Canada, 6th June 2010: The term 1984 for Sikhs represents two seminal moments in Sikh history: First, the attack by the Indian Army on Harmandir Sahib (also known as the “Golden Temple”) and the Akal Takhat (seat of Sikh political sovereignty) in June 1984, and second, the organized and systematic killing of Sikh civilians […]

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