Children of the Divine: Bhagat Puran Singh’s Pingalwara and the Children’s Rights Principle of Non-discrimination – Jaspreet Kaur Bal

Spring 2020 Abstract This paper discusses the Sikh principle of non-discrimination and Bhagat Puran Singh’s work with the marginalized in India. I start by outlining the principle of non-discrimination in Sikh and global human rights discourses. I then move on to looking at historic and contemporary examples of this principle in practice, including the life … Read more

Making the Disappeared Appear: Ensaaf’s Archive of Loss and Remains by Shruti Devgan

Spring 2020 Abstract Ensaaf, a transnational non-profit organization, is in the process of creating an expansive digital archive of “disappeared” Sikhs in Punjab, India. This essay offers a reflection on Ensaaf’s latest digital project: sharing the stories of the disappeared every day on their social media pages—Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Through such daily sharing, Ensaaf … Read more