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December 30, 2015
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Join Elvis Fraser in Giving to Ensaaf

(Pleasanton, CA)

Help Us Reach Our Goal

We have 2 days left in our #WhyIGiveToEnsaaf campaign with our goal to raise $100,000. To date, we have raised $28,000. Help us reach our goal by donating today!

Why Elvis Fraser--Senior Program Officer, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation--Gives to Ensaaf

I dedicate my time and resources to Ensaaf because any injustice targeting a group of people because of their race, religion, belief system, or life style goes against everything I believe and stand for. The history of discrimination and injustices perpetrated against people of African origins, my origin, has affected me personally and motivates me to do what I can during my lifetime to end or expose injustices of any kind.

Elvis Fraser has guided Ensaaf’s work by serving on its Board of Directors for several years.

Ensaaf’s Playlist

This holiday season, as you spend time with your families, check out our YouTube channel to see the content we have produced to engage the international community with human rights in Punjab.

Here are three videos to watch with your families:

  • A Light of Justice: Commemorating Jaswant Singh Khalra
  • On September 6, 2015--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.
  • The Last Killing
  • The Last Killing won six awards including: Best Documentary Short at New Filmmakers Los Angeles “Best of 2014” awards and Amnesty International Best Human Rights Short Award at Isle of Wight Film Festival 2014. It recently screened at the Al Jazeera International Documentary Festival in Qatar.
  • A Song to Remember
  • Released on the 30th anniversary of the Indian Army Assault on the Harmandir Sahib complex, 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).

Thank you!