Ummid Assistant

Taj Group to train underprivileged rural youth in Maharashtra

Robotics competition for Andhra school students

Welcome Guest! You are here: Home International

US-based Sikh group seeks UN intervention for Bhullar

Saturday April 27, 2013 11:11:05 PM, IANS

New Delhi: A Swiss NGO and a US-based Sikh group have sought UN intervention to "save" Devenderpal Singh Bhullar, whose petition seeking commutation of his death sentence to life imprisonment was rejected by the Indian Supreme Court earlier this month.

A Swiss NGO, Movement Against Atrocities and Repression (MAAR), and Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) have filed an appeal with Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial, Summary or Arbitrary Executions, Christof Heyns on April 25.

A group of Sikhs also held a "Justice Rally" before the UN office in Geneva seeking intervention for the suspension of Bhullar's death sentence, said a statement Saturday.

Bhullar was given capital punishment for the Sep 10, 1993, blast at the Indian Youth Congress (IYC) office in New Delhi that left nine people dead and 17 injured.
 

 


 


 

 






 

Home | Top of the Page

Comments

Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.ummid.com

Comments powered by DISQUS

i

More Headlines

Aligarh Muslim University Ratan

Israel for 4-way summit on talks with Palestinians: Official

New government housing scheme announced for Mumbaikars

Pakistani military protests treatment meted out to Musharraf

Indian American students shine in California science fair

Kerala to host country's first meet on travel technology

Jayalalithaa questions direct cash transfer scheme

Mahmoud Abbas begins talks to form Palestinian national government

Saturn to be closest to Earth Sunday for decade

Israel agrees on UN probe into heritage safety in Jerusalem

Activists demand SC, ST sub plans as legislation

 

Top Stories

Government in deep crisis over CBI affidavit on coal mines

The beleaguered Manmohan Singh government Friday appeared to be in deep political crisis after the opposition demanded Law Minister Ashwani Kumar's resignation for vetting a CBI affidavit meant  

CBI says 'shared' coal blocks probe, sets off political storm

 

  Most Read

Parliamentary panel briefed on Chinese incursion, Mulayam says government scared

A parliamentary panel was Friday told that India and China were trying to resolve through existing mechanisms the row arising over incursion by  

India Pakistan

Sarabjit still critical, kin seek Pakistan visa

The condition of Indian death row prisoner Sarabjit Singh, admitted to a Lahore hospital after being brutally assaulted by fellow inmates, continued to be critical Saturday, even as his family  

Sarabjit attacked in Lahore prison, sister alleges conspiracy

 

  News Pick

Miffed Akhilesh Yadav, Azam skip Harvard lecture

Miffed over the brief detention of his Urban Development Minister Azam Khan at Boston airport, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav skipped a Harvard University  

UPA better placed than NDA vis-a-vis allies

It is this belief that neither the Congress nor the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will be able to provide a stable government, which has made the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav call on his Tamil Nadu counterpart 

Forgotten Heroes

How long will Bahadur Shah Zafar's exile continue, asks online petition

A petition addressed to President Pranab Mukherji, Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari and Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh put online Friday, has urged the Indian government to bring back the mortal remains of Bahadur Shah Zafar 

Bangladesh building collapse toll rises to 271

Of the bodies, he said 223 have so far been handed over to their relatives. Rescuers with support of hundreds of volunteers and locals worked frantically through the second consecutive night to rescue those  

 

Picture of the Day

A view of the newly Commissioned Indian Coast Guard Ship H-191, in Mumbai Harbour on April 09, 2013.

 

Recommend the story to your friends

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

RSS  |  Contact us

 

| Quick links

News

 

Subscribe to

Ummid Assistant

 

National

Science & Technology

RSS

Scholarships

About us

International

Health

Twitter

Government Schemes

Feedback

Regional

History

Facebook

Education

Register

Politics

Opinion

Newsletter

Contact us

Business

The Funny Side

Education & Career

 

 

Ummid.com: Disclaimer | Terms of Use | Advertise with us | Link Exchange

Ummid.com is part of the Awaz Multimedia & Publications providing World News, News Analysis and Feature Articles on Education, Health. Politics, Technology, Sports, Entertainment, Industry etc. The articles or the views displayed on this website are for public information and in no way describe the editorial views. The users are entitled to use this site subject to the terms and conditions mentioned.

2012 Awaz Multimedia & Publications. All rights reserved.