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Baljeet Singh Bhau gets bail; Release expected in coming days

New Delhi, India (March 15, 2014): As per information extended by Sikh Organization of Prisoners' Welfare (SOPW) Bhai Baljeet Singh Bhau has been granted permanent bail.

Sikh Organization for Prisoner Welfare (SOPW) announces legal team in Punjab

Chandigarh/ London (February 01, 2014): According to information shared by Sikh Organization for Prisoner Welfare (SOPW), the UK based prisoners' welfare organization held press conference at the Press Club in Chandigarh last week. SOPW representative Bhai R. P. Singh announced legal team of the organization comprising of Advocate Amar Singh Chahal and Advocate Rajvinder Singh Bains.

Sikhs termed as terrorists by police acquitted by trial court

Sikhs termed as ‘terrorists’ by the police, acquitted by trial court

SBS Nagar, Punjab (January 30, 2014): As per information [o]n 28 January 2014, in the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar Court of Session Judge, Neelam Arora, five Sikh persons, namely Giani Parshotam Singh, Harminder Singh, Gurpreet Singh Khalsa, Prabhdyal Singh and Dharminder Singh were acquitted from charges under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act.

Process of grant of parole to 3 Sikhs in Burrail jail nearing completion: SOPW updates

Amb Sahib/ Chandigarh (December 21, 2013): As per information available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) the process of grant of parole (temporary release) of Bhai Gurmeet Singh, Lakhwinder Singh and Shamsher Singh is nearing completion. According to information shared on Facebook Fans page by Sikh Organization of Prisoners’ Welfare (UK), the process of grant of parole has reached final stage at government level. The Sikh Siyasat News sources have also confirmed this development.

“This is not France, we can make you disappear and no one will ask any questions”

... This officer, who is in front of you, had said that: “we have brought your car so that we can break your hands and your feet and then put you back in the vehicle to make it look like you hit a tree and no one will know or care about you”. The officer then said, “This is not France, we can make you disappear and no one will ask any questions”.