WSO Encourages Phoolka to Continue

OTTAWA(July 21st, 2010):  The World Sikh Organization (WSO) encourages S. Harvinder Singh Phoolka to continue his struggle for justice on behalf of the victims of the November 1984 genocide of Sikhs.

It has been reported that Mr. Phoolka has declared his intention to withdraw from the legal proceedings to prosecute the perpetrators of the 1984 genocide due to comments by Delhi Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee President Mr. Paramjit Singh Sarna.  Mr. Sarna allegedly accused Mr. Phoolka of misappropriating community funds for his own benefit.  

Mr. Phoolka is a hero to Sikhs across the world and has for the past 26 years dauntlessly struggled for justice.  His integrity and dedication are without parallel.  WSO expresses its complete support for Mr. Phoolka and encourages him to continue representing the victims.  WSO and the Sikh community across the world stand with him to end the cycle of impunity for the perpetrators of the 1984 genocide of Sikhs.

The World Sikh Organization (WSO) is a non-profit international organization with a mandate to promote and protect the interests of the Sikh Diaspora, as well as to promote and advocate for the protection of human rights for all individuals, irrespective of race, religion, gender, ethnicity, and social and economic status. 

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For more information, please contact: 

Amanpreet Singh Bal Tel. 905-567-1795, Cell 416-677-1528, Email: asinghbal@gmail.com 

or

Gian Singh Sandhu, at 250-305-2440, e-mail: gian@jackpinegroup.com