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India: Fear of disappearance / fear of torture: Jaswant Singh Khalra, human rights activist

, Index number: ASA 20/026/1995

Jaswant Singh Khlara, General Secretary of the Human Rights Wing of the Akali Dal political party, has not been seen since 6 September 1995, when he was arrested by police outside his home. In January 1995 his party filed a petition in the Punjab and Haryana high Court concerning the deaths of hundreds of unidentified individuals. Shortly after the filing of this petition Jaswant Singh Khalra was reportedly threatened by a member of the Punjab police. AI is concerned for his safety.

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