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The State of Punjab - Part I GUNISHA KAUR
During the government-sponsored pogroms in November of 1984, my father
had been beaten by a mob on a train and left for dead. We barely escaped
the violence of India, but others were not so lucky. This is their
The Other Side Of Silence A Book Review by MANJIT SINGH
Seeing the conditions of the victims in the 1984 Delhi refugee camps where she was helping-out, the author was able to understand more deeply what must have happened in Punjab in 1947.
1984 Eyewitness Gets Her Day In Court - 27 Years Later HARINDER BAWEJA
“The mob caught hold of my father and sprinkled kerosene over him. They didn’t have a match-box, and a policeman standing there said, ‘doob maro, tum se ek Sardar bhi nahi jalta’ (Shame on you! You people can’t even burn a single Sikh),”
Delhi Police Records Show Not A Single Killing Took Place Between Oct 31 - Nov 6, 1984 NEWS REPORTS
27 years after the crimes, India's Central Bureau of Investigation for the first time tells the truth about 1984!
The Man From Rajoana:
by AMANDEEP SINGH SANDHU
Shortly after the stay of Balwant Singh's execution, I embarked on a personal journey ... I wanted to see what, if freed and allowed to return home, would Balwant Singh find in his village after the intervening 17 years.
Too Little, Too Late For Victims Of Beant Singh:
And The Criminals Still Walk Free
Based on News Reports from BBC, et al
"The courts have not answered the question of culpability of the police officers who killed the people and disposed of the bodies."
Judge J.R. Aryan:
Sajjan Kumar Murder Trial Judge Sabotages The Proceedings
by T. SHER SINGH
There's to be a 2-minute silence at the start of daily proceedings while the court hears the final arguments.
Of Sajjan Kumar, The Ramayan and Raja Janak's Dhanush
"Whatever action was taken by the police was taken against the people who helped the Sikhs. Police did not take action against the main culprits ..."
Disturbing Implications For India, For Democracy, For Humanity
by YUG MOHIT CHAUDHRY
The Indian Government has, in face of the outrage from around the world, stayed the hanging. Now, it must commute the sentence.
Children Of State Terrorism by ASIT JOLLY
"I must do well so that we are never poor again or in a place where the police can walk in and out at will," says the MBA student Simranjit Singh.