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New Hopes for Devinderpal Singh Bhullar: Supreme Court of India stopped his execution and to review his Petition

New Hopes for Devinderpal Singh Bhullar: Supreme Court of India stopped his execution and to review his Petition

| February 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

New Delhi, India: On Friday, January 31, Supreme Court of India decided to stop Professor Devinderpal Singh Bhullar’s (Prof. Bhullar) execution. The three-bench judge directed the Institute of Human Behaviour and Allied Sciences (IHBAS), where Prof. Bhullar has been treated, to file the medical report within a week on his present mental condition.  Professor Bhullar [...]

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Was Britain involved in June 1984 attack on Golden Temple complex? Voices For Freedom Calls for Impartial and Transparent Independent Inquiry

Was Britain involved in June 1984 attack on Golden Temple complex? Voices For Freedom Calls for Impartial and Transparent Independent Inquiry

| January 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

New York, USA:  Britain’s latest declassified government documents reveal correspondence between former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in planning the attack on Golden Temple (Darbar Sahib Complex), India in June 1984.  According to the document, UK Prime Minister authorized Britain’s Special Air Services (SAS) to assist Indian army “for [...]

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SUCCESSFUL END OF GURBAKASH SINGH’S  44 DAYS HUNGER STRIKE

SUCCESSFUL END OF GURBAKASH SINGH’S 44 DAYS HUNGER STRIKE

| December 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

December 29, 2013 Amritsar, Panjab, India:  Gurbakash Singh, Sikh Rights Activist who started his indefinite hunger strike on November 14, seeking release of six Sikh prisoners, finally ended his 44 days hunger strike on Friday, December 27. On December 25, Jathedar of Akal Takht (the Supreme temporal seat of Sikhism) met with Gurbakash Singh at [...]

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Lal Singh Released on Parole While Gurbakash Singh’s Hunger-strike Touches Day 38

Lal Singh Released on Parole While Gurbakash Singh’s Hunger-strike Touches Day 38

| December 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

Mohali, Panjab,  India : Lal Singh, was released on parole late yesterday, December 20, 2013, from maximum security Nabha Jail in Panjab, after depositing a bond with the Deputy Commissioner (DC) of Kapurthala district, Panjab.  Voices For Freedom (VFF) and other human rights groups led by Gurbakash Singh have been asking the Central and Panjab [...]

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Government of India ignores Sikh activist’s hunger strike and discriminate against the release of Sikh prisoners

Government of India ignores Sikh activist’s hunger strike and discriminate against the release of Sikh prisoners

| December 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

For Immediate Release December 18, 2013 Government of India ignores Sikh activist’s hunger strike and discriminate against the release of Sikh prisoners The hunger strike observed by a Sikh human-rights activist opened up a string of evidence to substantiate that the GOI is discriminating against Sikh prisoners, denying paroles to many of them and is [...]

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GURBAKASH SINGH RELEASED – VOICES FOR FREEDOM SAYS “THANK YOU” TO EVERYONE FOR SHOWING THEIR SUPPORT

GURBAKASH SINGH RELEASED – VOICES FOR FREEDOM SAYS “THANK YOU” TO EVERYONE FOR SHOWING THEIR SUPPORT

| December 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Voices for Freedom congratulates and says ‘thank you’ to all those who signed our online petition, launched for Gurbakash Singh’s “IMMEDIATE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE”. After launching their previous petition on “ IMMEDIATE AND UNCONDITIONAL RELEASE OF GURBAKASH SINGH AND AGAINST THE EXCESSES OF PUNJAB POLICE IN INDIA”, Voices for Freedom now step up their petition [...]

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Sign Petition for Immediate and Unconditional Release of Gurbakash Singh And for the Protection from the Excesses of the Punjab Police in India

Sign Petition for Immediate and Unconditional Release of Gurbakash Singh And for the Protection from the Excesses of the Punjab Police in India

| December 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Gurbakash Singh, 43, who has been on a hunger strike since 14th Nov 2013, remains in custody after the Punjab Police forcefully and unlawfully arrested him at Amb Sahib Gurdwara in Mohali, Panjab, India on 5th Nov 2013 The petition seeks suo moto action from the Central and Panjab State governments, the Panjab State Human [...]

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Voices for Freedom appreciates Gurbaksh Singh and gives a wake up call to all Human Rights Organizations regarding the plight of Sikh Prisoners in India

Voices for Freedom appreciates Gurbaksh Singh and gives a wake up call to all Human Rights Organizations regarding the plight of Sikh Prisoners in India

| December 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

(New York, USA) December 4, 2013 Gurbaksh Singh, a sikh rights activist is fasting unto death since November 14, 2013 at Gurdwara Amb Sahib, Ajitgarh Mohali to seek release of five Sikhs prisoners who are not being released despite serving the terms of their prison sentences. The undaunted fearless man is seeking release for Gurmit [...]

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Thomas Mulcair, The Leader of New Democratic Party Canada, Demands Indian Government to probe into 1984 pogroms

Thomas Mulcair, The Leader of New Democratic Party Canada, Demands Indian Government to probe into 1984 pogroms

| November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

November 7, 2013 Thomas Mulcair, The Leader of New Democratic Party Canada, Demands Indian Government to probe into 1984 pogroms:  The guilty must be brought to justice  (New York, USA) Voices For Freedom (VFF) applauds and appreciates Thomas Mulcair, Leader, New Democratic Party Canada, for his support and solidarity towards invasion and massacre of 1984 [...]

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Voices for Freedom raises its concerns on the prevalent plight of the Indian Sikhs

Voices for Freedom raises its concerns on the prevalent plight of the Indian Sikhs

| November 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

November 2, 2013 Voices for Freedom raises its concerns on the prevalent plight of the Indian Sikhs: Efforts to give voice to the deprive segment continues Voices for Freedom, participating in the 2013 Sikh Summit, from Oct 22nd to 24th, raised its concerns on many of the human rights issues being faced by the Sikh [...]

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