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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 […]

Watch Survivor Interviews, Days after November 1984

Thirty years have passed since the pogroms of Sikhs in India. During the first week of November 1984, police, politicians, and government leaders organized and implemented pogroms against Sikhs throughout the country. These massacres occurred ostensibly in response to the assassination of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by her Sikh bodyguards. The news footage released today […]

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 […]

Listen & Remember: Major Singh, Musician

What happens when a 21-year-old musician begins composing folk ballads critical of the Indian government? Click here and listen to the story of Major Singh, a young Amritsar villager who chose to speak the truth, even while living through brutal government repression in Punjab, India from 1984 to 1995 (page 554). Join us in remembering […]

Chaman Lal in HD

Although the vast majority of India’s counterinsurgency victims in Punjab were Sikh, Chaman Lal’s plight shows how impunity empowered its security forces to target anyone, including poor Hindu families like his. For the first time, we invite you to watch Chaman Lal’s story in high-definition. His inspiring yet fruitless struggle to obtain justice for the […]