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Sikhs for Justice


Explained: What is 'Sikhs For Justice', and why has NIA summoned many in a case against it?

January 22, 2021 2:35 pm

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has issued summons to over 40 persons in connection with a case registered against the US-based Sikhs for Justice. What is SFJ, and what is the case against it?  

Khalistani Flag Hoisting NIA conducts searches at 6 locations in Punjab

October 15, 2020 12:59 am

In the case registered by Punjab Police, all the five were named as accused and arrested. US-based legal advisor of SFJm Gurpatwant Singh Pannu, who was designated as terrorist by Ministry of Home Affairs under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) earlier this year.

In Khankot village, few know of Pannu’s ancestral roots

September 09, 2020 12:48 pm

The Centre on Tuesday ordered the properties of Pannu, a designated terrorist, to be attached under Section 51A of the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act.

Punjab tells HC: 116 WhatsApp groups linked to SFJ blocked

July 04, 2020 12:46 pm

“All necessary measures are being taken by the state of Punjab to prevent any kind of anti national activities being undertaken by the organisation,” an Additional Advocate General told the court, adding the measures are also being taken to block SFJ’s proposed referendum.

Mohali police books ‘Referendum 20-20’ architect Pannu for sedition

June 20, 2020 11:14 am

According to the FIR, Gurpatwant Singh Pannu was instigating the Sikh Indian Army personnel by saying that they should not have to give their lives for the country as India has been committing genocide of Sikhs since 1947.

SFJ, Pannun booked for sedition

April 11, 2020 8:31 pm

Since the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in India, Pannun, his associates and his organization were found incessantly disseminating seditious contents on social media to further frustrate and instigate the already anguished and distressed masses of Punjab.

As Punjab battles to save lives, SFJ pushes its separatist agenda in garb of COVID aid

April 10, 2020 4:31 am

For the past many days, recorded interactive voice response (IVR) messages of SFJ legal advisor Gurpatwant Singh Pannun from phone numbers having US ISD code are making their way to mobile phones of residents of Punjab, including lawyers, the top police officers, media and others.

UAPA Tribunal upholds ban on pro-Khalistan group Sikhs for Justice

January 09, 2020 1:52 pm

The tribunal has held that it was clear from the evidence on record that activities of the group were "unlawful", "disruptive" and "threaten the sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity of India".

Explained: What is Sikhs for Justice, pro-Khalistan group banned by Indian govt?

July 12, 2019 11:36 am

Sikhs for Justice: The secessionist campaign, called Referendum 2020, seeks to “liberate Punjab from Indian occupation”. Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, a law graduate from Panjab University and currently an attorney at law in the US, is the face of SFJ and its legal adviser.

Home Ministry bans ‘Sikhs for Justice’: Punjab CM hails ban, says ‘SFJ deserved to be treated as terrorist organisation’

July 11, 2019 7:30 am

The CM said, “Though the outfit deserved to be treated as a terrorist organisation, the Government of India had at least taken a long-overdue stand against SFJ, which had unleashed a wave of terror in Punjab in recent years.”