On this Giving Tuesday, Ensaaf launches its end-of-year matching campaign. Generous donors will match the first $35,000 raised.

When Ensaaf interviewed Palwinder Kaur, she told us, “My son, who was blind, he used to walk in the streets and say, ‘I am going to ask these men and they will get my father released. If we ask the men outside, only then will they get my father released.’ Police took him into custody. When he used to say such things, I would feel so much pain. It made me feel so much pain. Who is even going to listen to him?”

Palwinder Kaur, wife of Sarbjit Singh
Palwinder Kaur, wife of Sarbjit Singh

Due to your support, we were able to reach Palwinder Kaur and document her family’s experiences of unlawful killing, illegal detention, and torture. She wanted the world to know what had happened.

Over the coming weeks, we will share more information about our major projects and work in creating an undeniable record of crimes against humanity in Punjab, from documenting over 5,300 cases of enforced disappearances and unlawful killings, to creating the first searchable video database that will house over 150 video interviews with victim families.

Please give today and double your donation. Our combined strategies of creating an undeniable record of gross human rights violations, holding perpetrators accountable, and putting international pressure on India will end impunity and achieve justice in Punjab.

The Ensaaf Team