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5th Annual British Sikh Report Launched in London

The fifth annual British Sikh Report (BSR) was reportedly launched on Tuesday night (21st March 2017) in London.

Bomb Attack Essen Gurdwara: German Court sentences 3 teens to juvenile detention

Three German-born teens were on Tuesday (March 21) sentenced to up to seven years in juvenile detention for carrying out a “religiously motivated” bomb attack on a Sikh Gurdwara Sahib in Essen.

British Sikh Report 2017: 13% of Sikhs fell victims of hate crimes since Brexit

City Sikhs Network (CSN) today released fifth annual report called British Sikh Report (BRS) 2017.

Sikh Council UK Issue a briefing on EU Court Headscarves Judgment

Sikh Council UK today published a briefing on the Judgment handed down by the European Court of Justice regarding the legality of employers prohibiting of visible manifestations of religious belief in the workplace.

European Court of Justice ruling is deeply disturbing for Sikhs living in mainland Europe: Sikh Federation UK

Luxembourg based European Court of Justice (ECJ) ruling that employers with justifiable rules on ‘dress neutrality’ can ban workers from wearing any political, philosophical or religious symbols at work is deeply disturbing, said Sikh Federation UK in a statement.

Man Spying for Indian intelligence Agencies charged in German

The German authorities have reportedly charging German citizen with espionage for passing confidential information to an Indian intelligence agency. The accused was arrested in February this year.

Ban and Restrictions lifted from International Sikh Youth Federation (ISYF) across Europe

On 18 March 2016 the UK Government lifted the ban on the International Sikh Youth Federation (ISYF) following a legal challenge by leading figures in the Sikh Federation (UK) and historic debates in the House of Commons and Lords.

Sikhs in mainland Europe express concern about the UK leaving the EU: Sikh Federation UK

Sikh Federation (UK) said in a written press release that its' representatives visited the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium in the last few days and met with Sikh representatives and the Sangat from across Europe, including France.

Snap General Election in the UK is now inevitable: Sikh Federation UK

Sikh Federation UK said in a written release that it looked increasingly likely that the UK would face a snap General Election that will focus the minds of politicians on the task of the UK leaving the EU.

Sikh Council UK Response to EU Referendum Result

Sikh Council UK notes the major democratic exercise held in the UK on 23rd June resulting in UK voters deciding to leave the European Union.

UK Sikh group calls for mature political leadership in the UK to unite a “divided country”

Following the EU Referendum decision to leave the EU what is immediately required in the interests of Britain is economic and political stability to reassure markets. The financial and housing markets have already seen some large shocks.

EU Referendum today in UK; Sikh Council UK Advises Vote Remain

The EU referendum will take place in the UK today (23rd June, 2016). It is a decision of significant importance to the country and will affect us all in not only the short term but also impact on future generations. Sikh Council UK is advising all UK voters to vote to Remain in the EU.

Dal Khalsa president along with Sikh Federation leaders met Member of European Parliament in Brussels to discuss a range of issues

Dal Khalsa president along with Sikh Federation (UK) leaders met Member of the European Parliament Mr Sion Simon in Brussels (Belgium) to discuss a range of issues, including human rights situation, Indian Government's indifferent attitude and repressive policies towards religious minorities and lower caste.

Germany Gurdwara Attack: Suspects wanted to cause maximum casualties, say police

The two teenagers accused of carrying out a bomb attack on a Gurudwara Sahibs in the German city of Essen wanted to cause maximum casualties by detonating the explosives inside but were unable to break into the Sikh temple, investigators have said.

ISIS sympathisers carried bombing at Germany Sikh Gurdwara

As per media reports, two teenagers accused of carrying out a bombing on Nanaksar Gurdwara Sahib in Essen city of Germany are ISIS sympathisers.

Blast in Sikh Gurdwara in Essen: Another suspect arrested by German police

Investigators in Essen Sikh Gurdwara blast case suspect that two teenagers arrested in this case may not have acted alone.

Dal Khalsa urges German authorities to crack the case as targeting place of worship is highly deplorable and inhuman

Dal Khalsa has urged German government through its New Delhi based Ambassador to crack the case of explosion at Gurdwara in Essen city and bring the culprit to book as early as possible.

American Sikh Council condemns the deliberate explosion at a Gurdwara in Essen Germany

The American Sikh Council (ASC) is very concerned about possible misplaced retribution by the ignorant extreme right wing fringe element not only in Germany but around Europe and North America.

Sukhbir Badal condemns bomb attack on Gurudwara in Germany

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal today while condemning the bomb attack on a Gurudwara in Essen in Germany in which three persons were injured besides damage done to the religious shrine, urged India's External Affairs minister to take up the issue of safety of Sikhs and their religious places with the German government.

Sikh Channel UK’s news report (video) on Blast in German Gurdwara Sahib

German police have revealed that three people have been injured in what was apparently deliberate explosion at a Sikh Gurdwara Sahib in the Germany's western city of Essen. The attack happened when a Samagam was being held at the Gurdwara Sahib.

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