Lessons from the army assault on the Golden Temple
It was a terrorist act by the State aimed at humiliating the people of Sikh faith
Official propaganda presents it as an anti-terror operation
State terrorism and religious persecution continue to plague us today
Victims continue to be blamed – Truth continues to be turned on its head
6th June 2020 marks the 36th anniversary of one of the most heinous acts of the Indian state. On this day in 1984, the Indian Army launched the "final assault" on the Golden Temple in Amritsar, in the name of “flushing out Sikh terrorists”.