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Breaking: Prof. Bhullar’s death sentence commuted to imprisonment for life New Delhi, Punjab (March 31, 2014): The Supreme Court of India today commuted death penalty of Sikh Political prisoner Professor Devender Pal Singh Bhullar to life imprisonment. The Centre on Thursday (March 26) has made a submission that in wake of January 21 decision of the SCI Prof. Bhullar’s death sentence had to be commuted. The court bench had on January 31 stayed Prof. Bhullar’s execution and had agreed to review its judgement by which it had rejected earlier. http://www.sikhsiyasat.net/2014/03/31/breakin
*SUPREME COURT RULING WILL HAVE AN EFFECT ON PROFESSOR BHULLAR’S CASE - BUT HE IS NOT ONE OF THE FIFTEEN NAMED IN TODAY’S JUDGEMENT* *ਸੁਪਰੀਮ ਕੋਰਟ ਦਾ ਇਕ ਅਹਿਮ ਫੈਸਲਾ* PLEASE READ IN PUNJABI BELOW To clear up any confusion, SOPW would like to clarify that Professor Davinderpal Singh Bhullar was NOT one of the fifteen petitioners in the case which challenged their death sentences on the grounds of delay taken to answer their mercy petitions. However, today’s judgement will undoubtedly have an effect on Professor Bhullar’s case along with the other 400+ prisoners who are currently on death row in
Can this be confirmed that Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara has been moved from the Punjab to the Delhi Tihar Jail? Amritsar, Punjab (March 10, 2013): In a press statement sent to Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) the All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) President Karnail Singh Peermohammad has criticized Indian government for confining Sikh prisoner Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara in a jail cell where Kashmiri youth Afzal Guru was confined before execution. Afzal Guru was reportedly executed by India on February 09, 2013 outside his cell. Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara Peermohammad has maintained that Ind
Source: Times of India timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Why-Balwant-Singh-Rajoana-never-appealed-against-his-death-sentence/articleshow/12458451.cms Balwant Singh Rajoana was to be executed on March 31. This would have been the first execution in India since 2004. His execution has been stayed - for the time being - in response to the rising whirlpool of politics that's engulfed Punjab on this issue. That India should sully its record again after 8 years with state sanctioned murder is a matter of distress, but this consideration seems largely removed from the politics of Rajoana's execution