Human Rights

Sikh Students in California Demand Justice for Asifa at Candlelight Vigil

Sikh Students in California Demand Justice for Asifa at Candlelight Vigil

DAVIS, CA: — The brutalization of Asifa Bano, an 8-year-old girl who was gang-raped and strangled near Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir, inspired Sikh students at University of California, Davis to hold a candlelight vigil on the evening of April 24 to demand justice for the child. “This grotesque crime is breaking hearts around the […]

By 28th April 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Response to the over reaction to protesters taking down the Indian flag in Parliament Square

Response to the over reaction to protesters taking down the Indian flag in Parliament Square

Does removal of the Indian flag in London matter more than the lives of millions of innocent men, women and children belonging to minorities or lower castes in India who are being killed, attacked and raped on a daily basis? London – Bhai Amrik Singh, Chair of the Sikh Federation (UK), in response to the […]

By 20th April 2018 0 Comments Read More →
UK MP Questions UK and India Involvement in Jaggi Johal Case

UK MP Questions UK and India Involvement in Jaggi Johal Case

Westminster Hall Debate – British nationals imprisoned abroad. Tuesday 13 March 4-430 Given the much-publicised recent case of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe, the issue of British nationals being detained abroad has been rightly highlighted. As Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for British Sikhs, I have been working closely with Martin Docherty-Hughes MP on the case […]

By 10th March 2018 0 Comments Read More →
109 days in detention without charge for Jaggi

109 days in detention without charge for Jaggi

It is now 109 days in detention without charge for Jaggi. Today we seen Jaggi being taken back into police custody for 4 days in a new case. It was the 28th pre-trial remand hearing and Jaggi has been passed from Punjab police to the NIA and now back to Punjab police. The British government […]

By 21st February 2018 0 Comments Read More →
BREAKING: Jaggi Johal Is Going To Be Tortured By Punjab Police Again

BREAKING: Jaggi Johal Is Going To Be Tortured By Punjab Police Again

The “elite” investigative agency of India, the NIA have turned up no evidence against Jaggi Johal since taking custody of him in the middle of December. THe agency showed their true colours when they applied for additional 90 day extension to apply a charge sheet against the Scottish born Sikh. Now, in an attempt to […]

By 20th February 2018 0 Comments Read More →
107 days in detention without charge for Jaggi

107 days in detention without charge for Jaggi

On 7 November 2017, the Chief Minister of Punjab went on record and announced to the world Punjab Police had managed to solve the “target killings” which even the major investigative agencies have not been able to solve for over 2 years. Jaggi was held at undisclosed location where he was physically tortured for 4 […]

By 19th February 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Jaspal Manjhpur Exposes NIA Attempts To Manipulate Legal System

Jaspal Manjhpur Exposes NIA Attempts To Manipulate Legal System

Court dismisses extra-judicial NIA application to transfer Jagtar Singh to Delhi Today the NIA court ruled on the subject of yesterday’s proceedings on whether Jagtar Singh could be transferred out of Punjab to Tihar jail in Delhi. The NIA special court, under Ms. Anshul Berry, has dismissed the NIA application to transfer Jagtar Singh, along […]

By 16th February 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Family Of Jaggi Johal Reveal The Mistreatment Suffered by Jaggi and What UK Government Has Done So Far

Family Of Jaggi Johal Reveal The Mistreatment Suffered by Jaggi and What UK Government Has Done So Far

Statement by the Family of Jagtar Singh Johal 13th February 2018 Jagtar Singh Johal: Jagtar known affectionately as Jaggi by his family and friends is a Scottish national, born and bred in Glasgow. He, attended St Patrick’s Primary School, then went on to study at Woodside Secondary School and Our Lady & St Patrick’s High […]

By 14th February 2018 0 Comments Read More →
British Media Question India Reason Behind Jaggi Johal Arrest

British Media Question India Reason Behind Jaggi Johal Arrest

The family of a Scottish Sikh man detained in India without charge say they do not feel safe to travel to the country.Jagtar Singh Johal, 31, has now spent 100 days in custody since he was arrested in Punjab on November 4, shortly after his wedding. Speaking in Glasgow on Monday, Gurpreet Singh Johal said […]

By 14th February 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Proof That UK Has Failed To Take Torture Cases Against Their Citizens Seriously

Proof That UK Has Failed To Take Torture Cases Against Their Citizens Seriously

Human Rights group Redress are looking at the UK government’s role in protecting the rights of UK nationals who have faced serious human rights violations abroad. The group cite the #FreeJaggiNow campaign in their report, which is set to ‘push for changes to the UK law so there is a right to consular assistance and […]

By 1st February 2018 0 Comments Read More →

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