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Paramjit Kaur Khalra: “Something needs to be done about the slaughter that took place in Punjab.”


In our new video, Paramjit Kaur Khalra describes the need for a truth commission to redress the thousands of disappearances and killings in Punjab, India perpetrated during the counterinsurgency of 1984 to 1995. In September and October 1995, Indian security forces illegally detained, tortured, and killed her husband, human rights activist Jaswant Singh Khalra, for his work uncovering over 2,000 cases of extrajudicial executions and secret cremations in Amritsar district alone. Today, November 4, 2011, India’s Supreme Court upheld life imprisonment for five officers involved in Khalra’s unlawful abduction, torture, and killing. Mrs. Khalra continues to seek justice for the all victims of illegal killings and disappearances.

2 Comments

  1. Posted February 12, 2012 at 4:30 AM | Permalink

    Indian security force have done very terrible job with Mrs. Khalra husband. I appreciate Mrs. Khalra. Whatever she is doing to find justice for her husband soul, I hope soon will be found. Thanks

  2. Posted June 18, 2014 at 8:22 AM | Permalink

    Mrs. Khalra husband. I appreciate Mrs. Khalra. Whatever she is doing to find justice for her husband soul, I hope soon will be found. Thanks

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