jaswant singh khalra
Jaswant Singh Khalra was "disappeared" by Punjab police months after alerting Ottawa of the widespread killings of Sikhs.
In a historic move demonstrating commitment to democracy and human rights, the Ontario Legislature passed a motion to recognize the 1984 anti-Sikh violence as genocide. The term genocide is politically charged and because of this it is rarely used. But, in this instance, acknowledging what happened in 1984 was genocide was truthful, sincere and healing.