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July 21, 2014
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We’ve Taken Our Battle To The Supreme Court

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Thank you to everyone who has donated during the first 17 days of our Double Your Dollar campaign. So far, we have raised $16,548, which will be matched by a group of generous donors for a total of $33,096, helping us reach more families, document more cases, record more videos, and fight more legal cases. Our 50-day campaign ends August 21, 2014. We need $230,000 to continue operating for the next six months. Please donate now, and double your impact. We can’t do this without you.

"I will not be intimidated. I will not be scared, nor intimated, nor sold."

- Satwant Singh Manak

With your support, we have made it to the Supreme Court in the case of Punjab Police whistleblower Satwant Singh Manak, who is fighting for justice for ten victim families whose loved ones were unlawfully killed by the Punjab Police. On July 14, 2014, the Supreme Court granted Manak and the families leave to appeal the High Court judgment that had denied them a high level inquiry into the killings. The Supreme Court also granted the families leave to intervene. Experienced human rights attorney Nitya Ramakrishnan, assisted by Shadan Farasat, represented Manak and the families. Ensaaf provided extensive litigation support in drafting the appeal.

Watch our award-winning documentary on Manak’s struggle for justice. As Manak said, “I will not be intimidated. I will not be scared, nor intimidated, nor sold.”

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