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Where Were You in 1984?
The 1984 Living History Project
I can’t say I walked into my first interview fearlessly. These are not conversations we are used to having. And they are not pleasant.
I Bear Witness ... SARBPREET SINGH
They tore my flesh spit out my blood / And yet each time from the dust I rose / My wounds were gone my body whole ...
The Anatomy of A War Crime:
The Indian Army in Amritsar
"These boys were shot dead right in front of me. Their age was between 18 and 20 years ..."
Sting Operation Reveals Delhi Cops, Government Colluded During 1984 Anti-Sikh Pogrom THE TIMES OF INDIA
The interviews reveal how an entire police force not only failed to act, but colluded with the government of the day ...
After a Genocide in Delhi A Poem by JASPREET SINGH
" ... how long does it take / for rubber to burn fully? / Does it burn slower than a human body? ..."
There is A Tide in The Affairs of Men Lord INDARJIT SINGH
"On such a full sea are we now afloat, / And we must take the current when it serves, / Or lose our ventures."
Persistence of Trauma JASPREET SINGH
When I first saw the photograph I felt its silence. Silence filled the whole space.
The Perished and The Saved A Short Story by JASPREET SINGH
“I have already done what the men asked me to do. Now go home,” she repeats. “We are safe.”
1984 Not a Pogrom?
Ask The Survivors
SOMAK GHOSHAL, GAURI GILL & SHUDDHABRATA SENGUPTA
"I saw him change. I saw the brightness in his eyes dim as he saw his new, naked face in the mirror."
First Things First:
As The Rats Abandon the Sinking Ship
T. SHER SINGH
"When ruin is imminent, the little rodents move away beforehand."