Date: 1/1/2006


Mass Cremations in June 1984//// (from an eyewitness account by Brahma Chellaney, Correspondent, Associated Press (AP) of America)//// "I twice visited the main city crematory on 9 and 11 June to check the fatality toll in the Golden Temple assault. Strangely, while there were troops everywhere in the city, there were none at the crematory. //// 'The army probably thinks that the ghosts would take care of intruders,' said the man on duty at the crematorium. He and police officials, who were given charge of removing the dead from the temple complex, said bodies were being brought in municipal garbage truck round the clock since early 6 June. //// 'We have been really busy. To add to our woes, we don't have enough wood to burn the dead, and so are cremating them in heaps of twenty or more.' said the crematory official.//// "Near the Golden Temple, I saw an estimated 50 corpses in a large rubbish lorry that had sewage still smeared on its outer body. From the back of the grey truck, at least two masculine legs were sticking out and from the left side one could see hanging the forehead and the long flowing hair of an apparently unturbanned Sikh. As I peeped into the truck from the back, I could see dead bodies of at least two women and a child. That night it was difficult to sleep. I kept thinking of the dead bodies. ..."* //// =============//// *(Kuldip Nayar, Khushwant Singh, "Tragedy of Punjab: operation Blue Star & after, p. 161,)//// We will never know, who were these men, women and children. We only know, who killed them, and were not brought to justice.//// Harbans Singh Noor, USA//// ]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]]] On 12/30/05, jaskarankaur <jaskarankaur@yahoo.com> wrote://// > > ENSAAF has released the December 2005 issue of its quarterly > Dispatch, available at: http://www.ensaaf.org/dispatch-dec05.pdf . > This issue contains the following articles://// > .................000000000