Unlawful Killings in Punjab | 14th Nov 1989 | Story of Charanjit Kaur’s Ten year Old Son Gurjit Singh


Imagine sending your son to school one day, only for the police to gun him down. On November 14, 1989, Charanjit Kaur’s ten year old son Gurjit Singh went to school, never to return home alive. The story of Charanjit Kaur is the story of many mothers in Punjab who saw their families destroyed during the Decade of Disappearances. Watch Charanjit Kaur’s video, as she revisits the events of that fateful day, describing in detail the killing of her young son and the effects on her family.

Unlawful Killings in Punjab | 14th Nov 1989 | Story of Charanjit Kaur’s Ten year Old Son Gurjit Singh

Unlawful Killings in Punjab | 14th Nov 1989 | Story of Charanjit Kaur’s Ten year Old Son Gurjit Singh

As part of our documentation project–the largest in the history of India to document cases of disappearances and unlawful killings in Punjab–Ensaaf video-interviewed select families from each district. Ensaaf is creating a searchable, tagged video archive of 200 oral histories

Generous donors, like the Dhillon Law Group Inc., have stepped forward to match your donations dollar-for-dollar, up to $10,000, for the next 10 days. Ensure that Charanjit Kaur’s voice reaches the international community. Thank you for your generous support and commitment to truth and justice!

“The government doesn’t care about me sitting here in my home. They think I have no power. But I’m asking you to to tell this story to the world. So the world can force this government to redress it.” – Kashmir Singh

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