Dal Khalsa asks UN & European Parliament to probe deaths of Sikhs in fake encounters

After police renegade Gurmeet Singh Pinki's revelations, The Dal Khalsa has asked the United Nations and European Parliament to constitute an international Commission under the aegis of the United National Human Rights Council to unearth the involuntary detentions and death of Sikhs in fake encounters from 1984 onward.

The two-member delegation of Dal Khalsa Europe met Afzal Khan, Vice-Chairman of Committee on Security and Defence at Brussels, head quarters of European Parliament that makes up the legislative body of the European Union composing of 751 MEPs. Briefing the media here today, party spokesperson Kanwar Pal Singh said they had approached European Parliament and United Nations to apprise its members about the high-handedness of the political and policing system in Punjab and India. In a memo, submitted to Mr Khan, Prithpal Singh Switzerland and Gurdial Singh Belgium sought intervention of the European Parliament for resolution of the political conflict between the Sikh nation and India. Narrating the horrifying details of police excesses and atrocities confessed by Pinki, they said it was high time for the United Nations and European Parliament to take notice and initiate international probe against extra-judicial killings of Sikhs. In a one-to-one talk, Dal Khalsa members told Mr Khan that these abuses were not random but have been carried out as a matter of state policy. They provided the website link of the weekly English magazine “Outlook” to him that has published the detailed title story on Pinki’s confession.

According to Dal Khalsa release, Mr Khan told the delegation that MEP's would look into their concerns and during their visit to India sometime in 2016, they would talk about human rights conditions in Punjab with New Delhi.

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