Sikhs for Justice

SFJ ''serves'' notice on Amarinder Singh for ISI remark; adviser denies it

Amarinder Singh had allegedly accused Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) of playing into the hands of Pakistan`s Inter-Services Intelligence.

May 05, 2016, 15:31 PM IST

Canada Court to hear ''torture'' charges case against Captain Amarinder Singh today

The Ontario Court of Justice will on Saturday hear the torture charges levelled against Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Captain Amarinder Singh by a US-based human rights advocacy group "Sikhs for Justice" (SFJ).

Apr 23, 2016, 08:41 AM IST
US court dismisses 1984 riots case against Sonia Gandhi

US court dismisses 1984 riots case against Sonia Gandhi

An appeals court here has affirmed a district judge's order to dismiss a human rights violation lawsuit filed against Congress president Sonia Gandhi by a Sikh group in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, ruling that the petition lacked merit.

Aug 26, 2015, 12:57 PM IST

US-based 'Sikhs for Justice' group accused of abusing judicial process

A New York-based separatist Sikh organisation, which has been instrumental in getting summons issued to top Indian political leaders, has been accused of issuing threats and abuse of judicial process by a delegation of senior Indian Sikh leaders who have complained to the US government.

Jul 15, 2015, 11:20 AM IST

US appeals court to hear 1984 case against Sonia Gandhi

A US federal appeals court in Manhattan has set August 18 for oral arguments in a case filed by a Sikh rights group against Congress party chairperson Sonia Gandhi.

Jun 11, 2015, 10:41 AM IST

'Ghar Wapsi' victims join US lawsuit to name RSS a terror body

Three Indians, alleging forcible conversion to Hinduism by the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, have joined a Sikh rights group in filing an amended lawsuit appealing a US court to designate RSS a "terror group".

May 27, 2015, 13:12 PM IST

Canadian AG blocks Sikh group's attempt to prosecute PM Modi

A Canadian court has issued summons against Prime Minister Narendra Modi over lawsuit in connection with human rights violations during the 2002 Gujarat riots, but the order was blocked by Canadian Attorney General, a Sikh rights group said on Thursday.

Apr 16, 2015, 22:47 PM IST

US seeks dismissal of move to declare RSS terror group

The US State Department has asked a court here to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a Sikh rights group for declaring India's RSS as a "terror group", saying it has no standing.

Apr 15, 2015, 10:06 AM IST

US to oppose plea to declare RSS a terror group

The US has told a court here that it intends to move for dismissal of a lawsuit for declaring India's RSS as a "terror group" while seeking time till April 14 to do so.

Mar 25, 2015, 09:20 AM IST

Petition filed in US to designate RSS as terror group

A Sikh rights group has filed a lawsuit asking a federal court here to designate RSS as a "foreign terrorist organisation".

Jan 22, 2015, 22:05 PM IST

Petition filed in US court to designate RSS as terror group

A Sikh rights group has filed a lawsuit asking a federal court here to designate RSS as a "foreign terrorist organisation".

Jan 22, 2015, 11:11 AM IST

Akal Takht backs 'Sikhs are not Hindus' petition

Akal Takht, the top temporal seat of the Sikhs, on Monday asked the members of the community to continue signing a petition 'Sikhs are not Hindus' till December 31.

Dec 22, 2014, 22:09 PM IST

US court reserves decision in 1984 case against Congress

A US court has reserved its decision on whether a 1984 rights violation case against India's Congress Party could go before the federal court or dismissed due to lack of "touch and concern" with the US.

Dec 05, 2014, 10:56 AM IST

US court to hear 1984 Sikh rights violation case on Dec 2

A US appeals court will hear next month the 1984 Sikh rights violation case filed by a rights group against the Congress party.

Nov 05, 2014, 13:01 PM IST

US Sikh group criticises compensation to kin of 1984 riot victims

A Sikh rights group has criticised India's decision to give Rs 5 lakh each to the next of kin of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims, saying compensation cannot be a substitute to the prosecution of the perpetrators.

Oct 31, 2014, 12:36 PM IST

Violence against Sikhs: Manmohan Singh immune as PM, not as FM, rules US court

A US court here has ruled that former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh had "head of state immunity" from claims that he supported violence against Sikhs, but it did not cover his tenure as finance minister.

Aug 20, 2014, 09:39 AM IST

SFJ can`t file amended rights complaint against Sonia Gandhi: US court

A US court has denied a request made by a Sikh rights group to file an amended complaint against Congress party president Sonia Gandhi in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

Jul 10, 2014, 12:52 PM IST

US Sikh group opposes immunity to Manmohan Singh

US based rights group "Sikhs for Justice" has challenged US government`s suggestion to a Washington court to grant immunity to former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh in a human rights violation case.

Jun 17, 2014, 10:07 AM IST

Sikh group challenges dismissal of 1984 case against Congress

A Sikh rights group has challenged the dismissal of the 1984 rights violation case against Congress party before an appeals court here, saying the case "concerns" the US and it has "institutional standing" to seek judgment on behalf of the Sikh community.

May 24, 2014, 13:32 PM IST

Sikh group appeals dismissal of 1984 case against Congress

A US-based Sikh group has challenged the dismissal of a rights violation case against India`s Congress party relating to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots before the US Court of Appeals.

May 24, 2014, 10:50 AM IST