May 15, 2006 | 2 Comments
On May 12, 1994, Indian security forces abducted Punjab human rights attorney Sukhwinder Singh Bhatti in broad daylight. Over the following weeks, security forces clandestinely detained and tortured Mr. Bhatti. Twelve years after disappearing him, the Indian Government continues to deny justice to Mr. Bhatti’s family. On May 12, 2006, the anniversary of Mr. Bhatti’s disappearance, ENSAAF submitted a communication to the UN Special Representative on Human Rights Defenders, providing a detailed summary of Mr. Bhatti’s case, identifying key perpetrators, and describing the operation of an unofficial interrogation center.