The Pilibhit fake encounter case was one of the rarest cases that stood on trial for over two decades till final hearing, conviction and sentencing of the culprits. This short documentary tells the story of struggle of victim families against tyranny for 25 years.
OUTJUSTICED 2 is the second documentary from a series titled “OutJusticed – the untold stories” focusing on the denial of justice to victims of human rights violations in Punjab
Sikh Siyasat News’ presents an exclusive report about probe of Behbal Kalan firing incident by People’s Commission led by Former Supreme Court of India judge – J. Markandey Katju. Punjab Police had opened fire at village Behbal Kalan on October 14, 2015 killing two Sikhs.
Today, on 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.
Early 1990s period in Punjab was marred by blatant, widespread and systematic human rights abuses by Indian security forces. Illegal confinement, torture, custodial killings, enforced disappearances, fake encounters and secret cremations had become common policing practice.