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Amita Gill in run for a seat in State parliament in Australia

For the first time in Australian history a young punjabi women will run for seat in Australian Parliament. As Victoria , a southern state of country is heating up for this year's November elections, Amita Gill will be MP candidate from Liberal party of Australia. Amita who belong to Rania village in Moga district of Punjab will run for electoral seat of bundoora , Mainly Covers north area of Melbourne Metropolitan.

2nd phase of Sikh Insaaf Lehar to begin on March 13 – Signatures campaign to seek justice for Sikh genocide victims

Amritsar, Punjab (March 13, 2013): It is learnt that the All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) and Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) shall begin the second phase of Sikh Insaaf Lehar on March 13, 2013 after performing ardas at Akal Takht Sahib.

London Olympic Games – Sikhs with Kirpans are not to be stopped

London, (July 27, 2012): The London Olympic Games 2012 opening cerimony is scheduled to be held few hours after the publication of this news. Sikhs have a good news in this regard that London Committee for Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) has ordered security guards not to stop Sikhs carrying religious sword named Kirpan from entry.

Thousands protested at Birmingham against hanging of Sikh prisoner Balwant Singh Rajoana in India

Birmingham, England (March 28, 2012): As per inforamtion available with Sikh Siyasat about thousand people have protested in Birmingham against an execution scheduled to take place in India on Saturday. Balwant Singh Rajoana is due to be hanged for his part in the 1995 murder of Punjab's Chief Minister Beant Singh, who was considered to be responsible for mass level massacre of civilian Sikh population.

Canadian Sikhs applaud MP Jasbir Sandhu and NDP Caucus

Ottawa, Canada (March 27, 2012): Following a petition campaign organized by the Canadian Sikh Coalition, Jasbir Sandhu, NDP MP from Surrey North, addressed Canadian Parliament today with regards to the looming execution of Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana to which he received a standing ovation. Canadian Sikhs applaud this initiative of the NDP caucus.

Delhi court summons Jagdish Tytler in defamation case filed by Advocate Phoolka

New Delhi, India (January 19, 2011): As per media reports accessed by SikhSiyasat a Delhi court has summoned congress leader Jagdish Tytler in response to the allegations of defamation of a senior lawyer Harvinder Singh Phoolka fighting for the rights of victims of Sikh genocide 1984.

France turban Ban Case: UNHRC asked France to ensure measure against violation of religious freedom; Its’ victory against Ban – United Sikhs

Paris, France (January 12, 2011): This news is would bring great relief for the Sikhs living in France and elsewhere in Europe that the United Nations Human Rights Commission (UNHRC) has asked France to submit a report by March 15 on measures it is planning to take against violation of religious freedom of Ranjit Singh (76), who was asked to remove his turban while taking photo for an identity card.

Heritage Haweli related to Maharaja Ranjit Singh destroyed in Pakistan

Amritsar, Punjab (January 10, 2011): As per certain media reports a Heritage Haweli related to Sher-e-Punjab Maharaja Ranjeet Singh located in Gujranwala (West Punjab) in Pakistan was today destroyed by a certain groups of persons, who want to built a commercial shopping mall at that place,

Sikh media raised the issue of homeless Punjabi Youth in Southall, London

London, UK (December 12, 2011): Many homeless persons spent chilling nights of December on footpaths of Southall city, near London. Sikh Channel, one of the two community channels of Sikhs in UK, raised this issue through street journalism and raised the concern of these homeless people.

Sikh Channel rapped by Ofcom on complaint of two viewers

London, UK (October 26, 2011): As per a BIZASIA.CO.UK news (dated October 24, 2011), the Sikh Channel has been rapped by Ofcom after two viewers complained about a programme, objecting to the manner in which it had referred to the Hindu community.

Sikh Genocide 1984: Criminal Complaint launched against Amitabh Bachchan in Australia

New York (October 18, 2011): A criminal complaint has been lodged against Indian Film Star Amitabh Bachan with Australia’s Commonwealth Director of Public Prosecutions for inciting, participating, conspiring, aiding, abetting and carrying out organized attacks on Sikh population of India in November 1984. Amitabh Bachan is currently in Australia to receive an Honorary Degree from Queensland University of technology-Brisbane and for shooting of Hollywood movie “Great Gatsby” co-starring Leonardo DiCaprio.

Heoric live coverage of riots by Sangat TV brings praise

Birmingham, UK (August 11, 2011): Sangat TV, a Sikh television operated from Edgbaston, Birmingham, has been highly praised for their heroic reporting of the Birmingham riots using just the most minimal of equipment.

Sikhs stood guard to protect Gurudwaras from rioters in Southall

Southall, London (August 10, 2011): Following a series of violence, arson and rioting Sikh volunteered to stood as guards at various city Gurudwaras in Southall. As per reports as many as 200 to 300 Sikhs of mixed age groups gathered in various Gurudwaras across Southall to safeguard their place of worship from rioters.

UK Foreign Office contradicts Indian news regarding curbing Sikh Demonstration

London (August 04, 2011): On 30 June the Foreign Secretary Rt. Hon. William Hague MP met with Indian External Affairs Minister S M Krishna. The Indian Express on 1 July reported the British Foreign Secretary William Hague assured India that they will curb “anti-India demonstrations” by Sikhs.

Memorandum submitted to UN Secretary General for release of Professor DPS Bhullar

United Nations is called upon to intervene and save Professor Devenderpal Singh Bhullar from “judicial murder in India” pursuant UN General Assembly Resolution 62/149 of 2008.

UK Sikh body responds to SGPC’s call regarding 1984 memorial

London (July 28, 2011): The Sikh Federation (UK) that has over 180 affiliated member organisations, including Gurdwaras, local youth and women's groups, groups for the elderly and other local Sikh organisations in the UK has sent a letter via email to the SGPC regarding the June 1984 Memorial.

Report to UK Parliament encourages lifting ban on organisations

London (July 24, 2011): The ISYF was banned in the UK more than 10 years ago in March 2001 and this was widely acknowledged at that time by many UK politicians, including Ministers that this was a direct result of pressure from the Indian authorities.

Open Letter to UNHRC for Release of Professor Bhullar by World Sikh Council (AR)

We respectfully request that the UN Human Rights Council put its full weight to bear on India for the immediate release of Prof. Bhullar and stop any further mockery of justice. - WSC-AR.

Prof. DPS Bhullar worried about denial of justice for disappeared kins

Chandigarh (May 29, 2011): Smt. Upkar Kaur and Sarabjit Kaur, mother and wife of Prof Devinderpal Singh Bhullar, whose consitutional review petition was recently rejected by the President, met him at Awaas, a medical centre, on Saturday.

Canadian Sikhs to push genocide motion in Parliament  

Toronto, CANADA (April 11, 2011): Sikh votes shouldn’t be taken for granted was the message that was delivered loud and clear at a conference held this weekend by Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), a human rights group, backed by the Ontario Gurudwaras Committee and Ontario Sikhs and Gurudwaras Committee. Together, the three organizations agreed to pursue a Parliamentary motion to have the attacks carried out against Sikhs in November 1984 recognized as Genocide.

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