Breaking News: Sajjan Kumar Sentenced To Life Imprisonment Over 1984 Sikh Genocide

DELHI: After thirty-four years and numerous commissions, senior Congress party member Sajjan Kumar has been sentenced to life imprisonment for his role in the mass murder of thousands of Sikh men, women and children across India, predominantly in states under Congress party rule. Kumar is the most prominent figure to be convicted in connection with the […]

India: Delhi High Court Terms 1984 Anti-Sikh Pogroms As A Genocide

DELHI: Terming the 1984 anti-Sikh pogrom as a “genocide”, on 28 November, the Delhi High Court finally convicted 89 defendents who took part in a carnage in Delhi’s Trilokpuri, 34 years after the incident and 22 years after the trial court verdict. In his seventy-nine page judgement, Honourable Justice R K Gauba said that the protracted […]

India: Delhi High Court upholds conviction of 88 people in 1984 anti-Sikh genocide

DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of 88 people by a trial court in connection with 1984 anti-Sikh genocide in East Delhi’s Trilokpuri area. The convicts had challenged the August 27, 1996 judgement of a Sessions Court which had convicted 88 out of the 107 people arrested on 2 November 1984 for […]