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Prof. Davinder Pal Singh Bhullar: A Brief Case Study

Prof. Davinder Pal Singh Bhullar: A Brief Case Study

| August 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Case History: Davinder Pal Singh Bhullar belongs to a well-settled educated family. His father was a Section Officer in Panjab Audit Department and his mother has worked as a Supervisor in Rural Development Department of Panjab. Having completed his Bachelors in Engineering from GuruNanakPolytechnicCollege, Ludhiana in 1990, Mr. Bhullar started to teach in the same […]

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The Apex Court Upholds Rejection of Prof. Bhullar’s Commutation Plea:

The Apex Court Upholds Rejection of Prof. Bhullar’s Commutation Plea:

| August 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

A Mentally ill and constant psycho patient is on death row August 23, 2013: The Honorable court’s upholding of its decision, announced on April 12th, 2013 and rejecting Prof. Bhullar’s review petition on August 14th, has created an imminent death threat to a person who has gone through around 18 years of tortuous and unjustified […]

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Confession of Panjab Police COP, Surjit Singh “I killed 83 Sikh youth in fake encounters”.

Confession of Panjab Police COP, Surjit Singh “I killed 83 Sikh youth in fake encounters”.

| July 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

  Once again, spotlighting the real face of the Indian law enforcing agencies. (July 8, 2013) Voices for Freedom (VFF) invokes the international community to turn to the severe   human rights violations being committed in the Indian Panjab under protective shield of the state  agencies.  In a memorandum to UN Secretary General Ban Ki Mon, […]

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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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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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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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