Pakistan: First they had to flee their homes in frontier tribal areas of Pakistan because of growing militancy. And now, Pashto-speaking Sikhs who have been living in Peshawar for over a decade are thinking of migrating even further in the face of militant hostility.
There has been a surge...
These are the names of 21 children killed in Gaza
By Ishaan Tharoor July 10
Renewed hostilities between Israel and militants in the Gaza Strip have seen hundreds of rockets flying into Israeli territory and about 450 Israeli strikes on targets in Gaza, a thin coastal enclave that is...
There is so much talk of more military intervention so I was thinking back to the beginning of the Arab Spring. What has military intervention and outside intervention actually achieved?
Twin judicial processes are a...
United Nations asked to probe killings of Sikhs in Punjab
By Parmjit Singh
London, United Kingdom (July 06, 2013): Khalsa Human Rights, the human rights wing of the Sikh Federation (UK), has...
Why Honour Killings Happen
By Saptarishi Dutta and Margherita Stancati
In a document filed to the Supreme Court this week, a group of khap panchayats – unelected but powerful village councils common in parts of...
Why revisit a tragedy?
On Oct. 5, it would be exactly two months since Wade Michael Page, a United States army veteran, picked up his gun, went to a nearby gurduara (a Sikh place of worship) in Oak Creek, Wis., and started shooting the worshippers. He killed six Sikhs and injured others...
'Emo' killings raise alarms in Iraq
By LARA JAKES | Associated Press – 17 hrs ago
BAGHDAD (AP) — Young people who identify themselves as so-called Emos are being brutally killed at an alarming rate in Iraq, where militias have distributed hit lists of victims and security forces say they...
Honour killings ‘un-Islamic,’ fatwa declares in wake of Shafia trial
MISSISSAUGA— The Canadian Press
Published Saturday, Feb. 04, 2012 4:21PM EST
Last updated Saturday, Feb. 04, 2012 6:43PM EST
Controversy surrounding the Shafia murder trial prompted imams from across Canada and...
Eight village councillors face execution over 'honour' killings
More than two dozen others jailed for life for part in 1991 murder of the three children
By Dean Nelson, Daily Telegraph - November 18, 2011 4:09
Eight village councillors have been sentenced to death for the murders of a...
June 10, 2011
Punjab issues directions to stop honour killings
June 10, 2011 8:29:02 PM
PNS | Chandigarh
Finally, Punjab has woken up to check honour killings that are eating up the vitals of the society while taking away innocent lives of young couples in love.
May 9, 2011
Indian court urges death penalty for 'Honour Killings'
AFP - May 9, 2011 7:02
Photo: An Indian woman feeds the pigeons in front of The Gateway of India in Mumbai. Photograph by: Sajjad Hussain, AFP/Getty Images
NEW DELHI - India's top court said Monday the death penalty should...
April 19, 2011
Stamp out honour killings ruthlessly: Supreme Court
New Delhi, Apr 19(PTI) Terming 'khap' panchayat as illegal and honour killing as "barbaric and shameful", the Supreme Court today said these should be stamped out "ruthlessly" and asked states to suspend district...
April 5, 2011
Gadhafi planned civilian killings, Hague court says
By Angus MacSwan, Reuters - April 5, 2011
Libyan loyalist forces' bombs explode on rebels position on April 5, 2011 near the eastern oil town of Brega, the frontline in a war in which neither side has been able to make...
18th March, 2011
Punjab issues directive to curb honour killings
Friday 18th March, 2011
The Punjab government Friday issued directions and guidelines to district administration and police officials to give couples marrying outside their caste boarding facilities...
1. Sikh Introspection
This is not a witch hunt but a review if the current process of communication and
information flow from Sikh grassroots to SGPC and Akal Takhat Sahib ji needs improvement.
The end objective in this should be to ensure that any future such incidents are recognized...
Chandigarh February 18: 26 years after Sikhs were killed in organized and systematic attacks across India, a crime scene consisting of a complete village of torched houses, burnt Gurudwara and scattered human bones was discovered at the site of village Hondh-Chillar, in District Rewari...
Federal government seeks ways to stop ‘honour killings'
By Linda Nguyen, Postmedia News - January 16, 2011 11:25 AM
Undated photo of Aqsa Parvez
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TORONTO — They are disturbing stories of fathers trying to kill their daughters, of brothers murdering their...
India proposes new law to combat honour killings
Agence France-Presse - August 5, 2010 11:02 AM
NEW DELHI - India's home minister proposed Thursday a bill to provide specific, severe penalties to curb honour killings, saying they brought "dishonour" to India as a secular, modern...
Couples in India dying in 'honour killings'
August 02, 2010
Rick Westhead - Toronto Star
Rajni, 19, and Sanjeev, 24, are under police protection. Rajni's family has threatened to kill them both if they marry out of class.
RICK WESTHEAD/TORONTO STAR
BAHAN, INDIA—Nineteen-year-old Rajni...