India's 25 years long crimes against humanity Remembering the nearly 10,000 Sikhs
October 31, 2009
Author/Source: Dr. Amarjit Singh, Khalistan Affairs Center
India's 25 years long crimes against humanity Remembering the nearly 10, 000 Sikhs who were murdered, 25 years ago, in a country-wide state-sponsored pogrom in the world's largest caste-ridden DemoNcracy - INDIA
Washington DC - The world's twenty six million Sikhs (of whom three million live FREE in the Sikh diaspora) will, on 01 November, 2009, three days from now, grind their teeth, shed a tear and whisper a prayer of 'Raj Karayga Khalsa', when they protest all over the world, (including in Washington D.C. at 2 PM on Sunday 1 November, 2009, organized by Sikhs for Justice outside the White House) to remember the 10, 000 who were murdered in the November 1984 state-sponsored anti-Sikh pogrom in India for which crime no one has been found guilty.
The protests will be held all over the world, (organized by different Sikh patriotic organizations many of whom are very active in the British Commonwealth countries whose governments and SportsAssociations will be urged to boycott the 2010 Commonwealth Games scheduled to be held in Delhi) on the 25th anniversary of the 1984 country-wide mass killings of over ten thousand innocent Sikh men, women and children whose lives were extinguished, in a four-days long, country-wide, state-supervised pogrom, nay crime against humanity, in the world's largest caste-ridden demoNcracy nay monstrosity - INDIA.
That November 1984 bloody massacres of the Sikh minority in India, 25 years ago, were sanctioned 'with a wink and a nod'and a vicious lament for mass murder of Sikhs (a la King Henry II of England's - 1170 AD - famous quip asking for Archbishop Becket's head) by none other then the then Prime Minister of India, Rajiv Gandhi, now diseased. A day before the November 1984 anti-Sikh pogrom started in right earnest, in different parts of India, following the 'execution' of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on 31 October, 1984, by her two Sikh bodyguards who were outraged by her earlier June 1984 order to the Indian Army to attack the holiest shrine of the Sikhs, the Darbar Sahib in Amritsar, widely known in the West as the 'Golden Temple'. Rajiv Gandhi, the elder son of the slain Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, managed (through a backroom intrigue) to grab the Indian Prime Minister's 'throne' on 31 October, 1984, within hours of Prime Minister Indira Gandhi's death - no election that. Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi also happens to be the late husband of India's current 'ruler', Mrs Sonia Maino Gandhi. The late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi is also the father of the current young 'pretender', the dim-witted and effeminate high school dropout, Rahul Gandhi, who currently covets the Indian Prime Minister's dynastic 'throne'. Some democracy, India!
The above November 1984 anti-Sikh pogrom (systematic murder, rape and arson of the Sikh minority) by Hindu mobs, in different cities of India (Delhi, Calcutta, Lucknow, Cownpore, Patna, Bokaro, Jabalpur et al.) was organized by the local Police and was led by the ruling Congress Party mid-level leaders, who all knew that their bloody spree of murder, rape and arson had the protection of the Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's 'wink and a nod.'The worst atrocities took place in India's capital city, Delhi, where nearly ten thousand innocent Sikh men, women and children were put to death, in the most gruesome fashion, during the dark days of November, 1984, twenty five years ago. In Delhi, India's British-built capital city, mobs of armed Hindu thugs carrying gasoline cans, guided by local uniformed police, rampaged through Sikh localities systematically raping, burning and killing members of the Sikh minority. The murder spree of these Hindu thugs in India was no less brutal than the behavior of the Imperial Japanese Occupation Army's troops whose three month long infamous anti-Chinese pogrom, in China, known in the history books as the 'Rape of Nanking', in which nearly three month-long (from December 13, 1937 to February 1938) bloody murder spree, nearly a hundred thousand Chinese civilians were raped and murdered in China's then capital city - Nanking.
The above mentioned November 1984 Indian state-sponsored pogrom, which followed Mrs. Indira Gandhi's assassination, draws attention to the state of the Brahmin/Bania caste dominated Indian state, and it's so called rule of law. After nearly a quarter century the widely known guilty murderers/thugs of the Congress party, like Messrs Parkash Shastri, Sajjan Kumar, Jagdish Tytler, Kamal Nath, and others of that ilk, have not been punished, or even charged, and in fact have prospered under Rajiv Gandhi's and Mrs. Sonia Gandhi's patronage. Hundreds of complaints by the Sikh victims, backed by affidavits, witnesses and other evidence, have disappeared in the "black hole" of the corrupt Indian judicial system waiting for justice. Obviously the evil nexus of the Brahmin/Bania Indian ruling elite, which struts around in New Delhi, (built in early 20th century, by the Colonial British on stolen Sikh gurdwara lands) wants the delays to go on ad infinitum so that eventually there will be no witnesses left who saw and experienced the state-supervised November 1984 pogrom. And, they wrongly hope that Sikh activists and patriots will give up their quest for justice for the mass murder of the nearly ten thousand innocent men, women and children of the Sikh minority who were murdered in cold blood (and the billions of rupees of property which was destroyed by arson and looting etc.,) by Hindu mobs in the November 1984 week of terror in Delhi. This is Justice Indian style!
No wonder the Indian 'Castocracy' has refused to adopt (unlike 120 other democratic and civilized countries) the 1998 Rome Statute, the legal basis for establishing the permanent International Criminal Court. Under the Rome Statute a crime against humanity, (which is defined in Article 7.1) must be "part of a widespread or systematic attack directed against any civilian population", exactly what happened in Delhi (and other Indian cities) during the November 1984 anti-Sikh pogrom. Crimes against humanity, as defined by the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court Explanatory Memorandum, "are particularly odious offences in that they constitute a serious attack on human dignity or grave humiliation or a degradation of one or more human beings. They are not isolated or sporadic events, but are part either of a government policy (although the perpetrators need not identify themselves with this policy) or of a wide practice of atrocities tolerated or condoned by a government or a de facto authority. Murder; extermination; torture; rape and political, racial, or religious persecution and other inhumane acts reach the threshold of crimes against humanity only if they are part of a widespread or systematic practice.
The June 1984 and November 1984 holocausts have NOT been forgotten by the Sikhs. They will NEVER be forgotten! Sikhs have always remembered their martyrs and their holocausts, their 'ghallugharas'. The older Sikh generations MUST make sure that the younger Sikhs, born in the 1980's and later, are educated about the bloody Sikh experience of June and November 1984 and the part played by the evil mother and son, Indira Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi, whose hands are covered with innocent Sikh blood. This younger Sikh generation needs to be educated about this evil and phony Nehru dynasty, which masquerades as a 'Gandhi' dynasty. The youngsters must be reminded about what happened in India, in June and November 1984, and who the guilty parties were, who ordered the two mass murders of thousands of their older Sikh compatriots? This education - this tutorial - would give meaning to the Sikh prayer "Raj Karayga Khalsa", which ALL Sikhs repeat in their Gurdwaras every day. The "Raj Karayga Khalsa", prayer calls for an independent, democratic, water-and-food-rich buffer state of Khalistan whose strategic location would enable the 26 million strong Sikh nation to prosper and act as a bridge of peace and commerce between South and Central Asia - importing Oil, Natural Gas, fruits and precious stones from Central Asia and exporting food, textiles, hosiery and light engineering goods etc., from South Asia.