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Amneet Singh Bali is a legal researcher, community activist and political strategist. He has earned his reputation challenging impunity for Indian state actors involved in the 1984 Sikh Genocide. He holds a BA Honours Specialization in Social Justice and Peace Studies from the Western University, an MA in Conflict Studies from the University of Ottawa and a JD from the University of Windsor’s Faculty of Law where he also served as a Social Justice Fellow in Global Governance and Democracy, studying secret and illegal mass state cremations with human rights organization, Ensaaf.
Most recently, Amneet completed his LLM with a speciality in Transitional Justice and Post-Conflict Reconstruction at Western University’s Faculty of Law. Amneet’s LLM research explored state impunity, extrajudicial murders and enforced disappearance in Punjab, India through an international law and transitional justice framework.
Amneet is also a distinguished activist profiled in the Canadian Museum for Human Rights for his advocacy on the 1984 Sikh Genocide and reconciliation in the Sikh Diaspora. He has also served as Press Secretary with the Leader of the Official Opposition and Canada's NDP and as a senior advisor to current leader, Jagmeet Singh.
Currently, Amneet is a fellow with the Broadbent Institute and a Community Advisor with the Urban Worker Project