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UNHRC’s decision in France turban case widely applauded world-over

Ludhiana, Punjab (January 13, 2012): Yesterday's decision of United Nations Human Rights Committee uplifting Dastar/Turban ban in France is widely welcomed by various Human rights activists, Sikh organizations, lawyers and rights bodies. Sikh Siyasat Network was able to collects comments of various prominent persons on this matter.

Announcement of religious award for Badal invites strong criticism

Ludhiana, Punjab (November 30, 2011): Announcement of Panth Rattan: Fakhar-e-qaum honour for Punjab chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, by Giani Gurbachchan Singh Jathedar of Akal Takhat has invited a strong wave of criticism from Sikh circles across the globe.

Sikhs across the globe condemn Badal Govt’s action of desecrating Dastar (Sikh Turban)

Ludhiana, PUNJAB (March 30, 2011): In a disturbing incident in Mohali, a young Sikh man’s turban was forcibly removed in broad day light by a police officer on the orders of another senior officer of Punjab Police. The incident proves that SAD (Badal) have not only failed to protect the dignity of Sikh articles of faith but they are also engaged in intentional desecration of Sikh turban.

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Sikh Federation of Australia (SFA) flays irresponsible role of Indian media

Melbourne (January 27, 2010): The Sikh Federation of Australia has written to Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh to take urgent action against irresponsible Indian media who are creating sensation on the issue of attacks on Indian students in Australia.

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Two more students attacked in Australia; Irresponsible reporting by Indian Media is making the situation tense –SFA

Melbourne (January 27, 2010): The situation of students of Indian origin in Oz is turning worse as recurring reports of fresh attacks are coming out. As per reports from Melbourne (Australia), two more students of Indian origin were attacked by some mischievous elements on 26th January, here.

Signature Campaign for Prof. Bullar: about 1000 signed at Melbourne in one Day.

Signature Campaign for Prof. Bullar: about 1000 signed at Melbourne in one Day.

Melbourne (November 30, 2009): According to a press release sent by Sikh Federation of Australia on 29th November, 2009 it is learnt that SFA has conducted a signature campaign to seek clemency for Prof. Devinderpal Singh Bhullar, a victims of death penalty.

Candle Light Vigil by Sikh Federation Australia

Sikh Federation of Australia Lights Candles in Remembrance of 1984 Sikh Genocide

Melbourne (November 07, 2009) Melbourne’s Main Tourist and Public spot “Federation Square” was packed full with Sikhs when they gathered to pay homage to the Victims and Martyrs of the 1984 Sikh Genocide on November 01, 2009.

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Consul General of India approached to seek justice for Sewak Singh.

A high level delegation of Sikh Federation Austraila approached Ms. Anita Nayar, Consul General of India in Australia and raised the issue of ‘enforced disappearance’ of Sewak Singh, a Ph. D. student of Punjabi University Patiala, which lasted for six long days.