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Press Release: 20th Nov 2009, Friday         7th Maghar (Samvat 541 Nanakshahi )

Press Release

Light a Candle on 27th Nov 2009 to Fight the Darkness of Continuing Injustice against the Victims of the 1984 Pogroms in India
 
University College London, London, UK - Since the beginning of November, we have been reminded of the 25 years of continuing injustice against the Sikh victims of the 1984 pogroms in India. Lest we let another 25 years pass, you are invited to light a candle to fight the darkness until justice is obtained. Voices For Freedom has organised a candle light vigil at the University College London (UCL) at 4pm on 27th November 2009, in conjunction with the UCL Sikh Society, UNITED SIKHS and the British Sikh Student Federation. Come and listen to survivors of human rights violations and human rights activists speak about the unending wait for justice. For details, see the poster here.  
 
 
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