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Charanjit Kaur

Imagine sending your son to school one day, only for the police to gun him down. On November 14, 1989, Charanjit Kaur’s ten year old son Gurjit Singh went to school, never to return home alive. The story of Charanjit Kaur is the story of many mothers in Punjab who saw their families destroyed during […]

Virtual Site of Conscience Project

For three decades, the architects of crimes against humanity in Punjab have escaped accountability and justice. While families have searched for their disappeared loved ones and lived with lies and partial-truths, these architects have received awards and promotions from the Indian government. We believe that survivors of gross human rights violations cannot live as free […]

A Light of Justice: Commemorating Jaswant Singh Khalra

Today, on the 20th anniversary of the police abduction of human rights defender Jaswant Singh Khalra, Ensaaf released A Light of Justice: Commemorating Jaswant Singh Khalra. This 30-minute film contains interviews with Khalra’s family, as well as archival footage of Khalra when he was investigating secret cremations and disappearances in Punjab. Twenty years after Khalra’s […]

A Song To Remember

On the 31st anniversary of the Indian Army assault on the Harmandir Sahib complex, Ensaaf releases A Song to Remember. Through A Song to Remember, Manbir Singh Mand and Jatinderpal Singh pay tribute to their three uncles, killed by Indian security forces during the Decade of Disappearances in Punjab (1984-1995). Share. Donate.

Amplify Kulwinder Kaur’s Voice for Justice

In this video, Kulwinder Kaur describes how her young daughter struggled to make sense of her father’s absence, after he was killed by Punjab Police. Her young daughter would tell people, “I have a father. I have a father who doesn’t walk. But I have a father in a photograph.” Today, we are asking you […]

Amplify a Mother’s Voice for Justice

In this video, a mother recalls her son’s last meal just before Punjab Police abducted him: “He loved okra, so he ate one or two rotis with okra, and left.” Today, we are asking you to stand with this mother, and countless other mothers, fathers, wives, children and siblings, and help them be counted. We […]

Seeking Ensaaf

Today, on Human Rights Day, we share this documentary to show you how your support helps us document abuses on the ground. Seeking Ensaaf, filmed by Andrew Heskett, Ryan Westra, and David Thompson, recipients of the Sikh Scholarship Program at Chapman University, in August 2013, follows Ensaaf field workers as they document a case of […]

The Last Killing – Baljeet Kaur

How far will you go to fight for justice? Be inspired by Manak. Tune in on May 23 to watch Manak’s story. #TheLastKilling #Justice4Manak

Manak’s Response to High Court Dismissal of His Case

On November 26, 2013, the Punjab & Haryana High Court allowed the appeal of the State of Punjab and reversed and nullified the decision of the Single Judge directing investigation by the CBI. Not only did it refuse to order an inquiry into Satwant Singh Manak’s allegations that he witnessed the Punjab Police torture and […]

Punjab Cop Admits to Murdering Over 80 in Fake Encounters

After decades of denial by the Punjab Police that its officers unlawfully killed innocent Sikhs in fake encounters, Sub-Inspector (SI) Surjit Singh has made a public statement describing the atrocities committed by him and security forces in the early 1990s. Surjit Singh admits that then Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Paramjit Singh Gill of Amritsar […]