Rights Activists Apprises Amnesty International, Members of Parliament of UK. About Human Rights Violations in Punjab, India

A delegation of Lawyers For Human Rights International, comprising of Mr. Amar Singh Chahal and Mr. Tejinder Singh Sudan advocates has been visiting England to apprise the different bodies, human right organisations, Members of Parliaments, regarding the latest and continuing human rights violations in Punjab. In this regard they also addressed a number of gathering and have a meeting with some Members of Parliament of UK and Amnesty International at London on 29.06.2006. They explained to them that irrespective of the change of

Govt. of different parties, there is no stoppage of human rights violations in Punjab. They made a point that after the arrest of Jagtar Singh Hawara,

about 200 persons including women and children have been arrested, are being kept in illegal detentions, tortured and some of them have been implicated in false criminal cases. They told that the peaceful atmosphere of the state is being ruined by the Punjab police. They appealed to the international communities to intervene in this matter.