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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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VFF confers Guru Tegh Bahadur Human Rights Award on Justice Bains

VFF confers Guru Tegh Bahadur Human Rights Award on Justice Bains

| December 30, 2009 | 0 Comments

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 [...]

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Neofascism, human rights and social democracy

Neofascism, human rights and social democracy

| December 30, 2009 | 0 Comments

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, [...]

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Smoldering Embers

Smoldering Embers

| December 30, 2009 | 0 Comments

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 [...]

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