The Last Killing – Jagroop Singh

What does it feel like to have a loved one disappeared by the police? Watch Jagroop Singh explain. #TheLastKilling #Justice4Manak

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 […]

“The Last Killing” Trailer

Satwant Singh Manak joined the Punjab Police with dreams of making his community safer. But in the late 1980s and early 1990s, Punjab Police terrorized its own citizens in the name of fighting an insurgency, committing systematic and wide scale torture, disappearances, and unlawful killings. Manak silently witnessed the torture and executions of 15 unarmed […]

Watch Another Punjab Policeman Speak Out about Human Rights Abuses

In this video, former Punjab Police officer Lakhwinder Singh describes his experiences in the police force, where he witnessed his colleagues performing torture. He himself narrowly escaped a faked encounter. Lakhwinder Singh describes, however, how the police did kill his father in a faked encounter.

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 […]

Disappeared But Not Forgotten

Despite everything being well, nothing is well The mother whose son is not alive The brother whose sister is dying The wife whose husband, despite being alive, is not alive – Gunjiv ‘Baagi’ Singh The First Annual Ensaaf 5K Walk was a reminder of the need to achieve justice for those disappeared by Indian security […]

Why Ambri Pukhraj Will Appear for the Disappeared (5K Walk)

In this video, Ensaaf’s Development Director Ambri Pukhraj, shares why she joined Ensaaf and invites you to participate in Appear for the Disappeared, Ensaaf’s 5K fundraising walk in Fremont, CA on April 6, 2013. We’re also thrilled to have supporters joining us in New York City and London! In both cities, a group of walkers […]

Why Christina Cusolito Will Appear for the Disappeared (5K Walk)

Continuing our series of what inspires people to support the work of Ensaaf, please watch this video interview of Ensaaf Office Manager Christina Cusolito. On behalf of all of us at Ensaaf, she asks you to Appear for the Disappeared on April 6, 2013 at Lake Elizabeth in Fremont, CA. Each registrant will receive a […]

Who Are the Disappeared? (5K Walk)

Watch family members share their stories of the disappeared and learn about Ensaaf’s work. On Saturday, April 6, will you appear in the memory of a victim of disappearance? Let’s act and show solidarity to survivors of disappearances in Punjab. As professor Judith Herman said: “All the perpetrator asks is that the bystander do nothing […]