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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.

Sikh bodies lashed out at Captain Amrinder Singh for visiting Sirsa dera

Amritsar (March 24, 2011): Taking exception to the visit of the Congress President Captain Amrinder Singh to Dera Sirsa to seek "blessings" from Gurmit Ram Rahim in view of the impending assembly elections, the Dal Khalsa, Khalsa Action Committee and SAD (Panch Pardani) has asked the Sikh electorate to take notice of it.

WSC-AR Hails Siri Akal Takhat Sahib Statement on Gurdwara of Rochester (New York)

New York (March 23, 2011): The Board of Trustees of Gurdwara of Rochester (New York), to win their management dispute, has done the despicable misdeed of banning the Guru-gifted Kirpan by making false and misleading statements in the court of law.

WKDA condemns killing of Sardar Sohanjit Singh while in police custody in Punjab, India

Ludhiana (March 21, 2011): World Kashmir Diaspora Alliance has condemned the killing of Sardar Sohanjit Singh while in custody of Punjab Police. He was arrested on the suspicion of being involved in the movement of freeing Khalistan from Indian occupation.

Canadian Sikh Diaspora want scrutiny of Sikh man’s custodial death

Vancouver (March 15, 2011) Sohan Singh, an Amritdhari Sikh, died under suspicious circumstances on Monday while in custody of Indian police forces in Punjab. The circumstances indicate foul play, claimed the Canadian Sikh Coalition (CSC), which asserted that Singh was tortured in custody by police for a week before his death.

Sikh masses to celebrate Sikh Environment Day on March 14th

Chandigarh (March 11, 2011): EcoSikh officials introduced mass mobilization of Sikhs to celebrate the Sikh Environment Day on March 14th for the second time.

Hondh Massacre Issue: Haryana’s inaction irks Sikh body

Amritsar (February 02, 2011): The Dal Khalsa has slammed Haryana CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda for the delay in setting up a judicial commission to ascertain who ordered the killings of 32 Sikhs and under whose instructions and patronization such well planned assault was organized in the village Hondh Chiller 26 years ago.

Village Hondh to be preserved as “Sikh Genocide Memorial” site

Chandigarh (February 21, 2011): [A]fter discovering mass Grave of Sikhs killed in November 1984 in village Hondh-Chillar, District Rewari, Haryana, All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) & Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) declared to preserve village Hondh-Chillar as “Sikh Genocide Memorial” site and appealed to sikh community to reach village Hondh-Chillar on March 6th, 2011.

Sikhs are a sovereign people: Sikh body to Indian PM

Amritsar (January 28, 2011): Dal Khalsa has sought honouring of all commitments –oral and written by the Indian leadership to Sikh Nation before and on the eve of India’s independence in 1947.

Proscribe RSS, Abhinav Bharat: Dal Khalsa

Amritsar (January 16, 2010): Referring to Malegaon, Samjhauta Express, Mecca Masjid, Ajmer Sharif bomb blasts, the Dal Khalsa in a memo addressed to India’s Home Minister, has urged Shri P Chidambaram to proscribe the RSS and Abhinav Bharat and detain its top-most leadership for inciting anti-minority violence in the country.

Sikh body protests against Visa for Indian Politician with tainted Human Rights Record

Ottawa (January 17, 2011): The World Sikh Organization of Canada has written a letter of protest to Minister of Immigration Jason Kenney over government plans to host an Indian politician who was implicated in the massacre of more than 2,000 Muslim citizens in 2002 and was barred from visiting the U.S. in 2005.

Dal Khalsa flays attempts to muzzle ‘voices of dissent’ by branding them as ‘seditious’

Amritsar (December 01, 2010): Dal Khalsa expressed its deep concern at the registration of a ‘sedition’ case against veteran Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani, Arundhati Roy, Prof SAR Geelani, Dr Sheikh Showkat Hussain, Sujato Bhadra, Varavara Rao and Shuddhabrata Sengupta by the Delhi Police on the direction of Metropolitan Magistrate Navita Kumari Bagha.

Sikh bodies demand probe in Amritsar jail shootout

Amritsar (October 16, 2010): The Khalsa Action Committee and Dal Khalsa took strong note of the shoot out incident occurred at Amritsar Central jail premises in which an unknown miscreant shot and injured Navtej Singh an alleged assassin of infamous nihang and police cat Ajit Singh Phoolha.

Sikh Genocide 1984: Trial to continue against Sajjan Kumar: SCI

New Delhi (September 20, 2010): The Supreme Court today refused to quash the charges of murder and other offences against senior Congress leader Sajjan Kumar. The Court has maintained that the trial will continue against him in a 1984 Sikh Carnage case.

U.S. Court orders trial against Indian Minister Kamal Nath for his role in 1984 killing of Sikhs; Trial to Begin on September 22

New York (September 07, 2010): Today, Honorable Judge Robert Sweet of the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York issued an order in the case against Kamal Nath, Indian Minister for Roadways, asking the parties to appear in the court on September 22, 2010 for a pre-trial conference to discuss "settlement, exploring contemplated motions, stipulating facts, arranging a plan and schedule for all discovery and setting a time for trial".

WSC-AR urges DSGMC President to Exercise Restraint and Support Justice for Victims of Sikh Genocide

Ludhiana (August 16, 2010): In a statement the World Sikh Council – America Region (WSC-AR) expresses its gratitude to Mr. Harvinder Singh Phoolka, Senior Advocate of Supreme Court of India, for his tireless efforts in prosecuting the perpetrators of the November 1984 Sikh genocide in India.

Panch Pardhani supported demand of Self-determination for Kashmiris

Ludhiana (August 07, 2010): The Shiromani Akali Dal (Panch Pardhani) today strongly condemned daily killings of Kashmiri youth by Indian Security Forces. Harpal Singh Cheema, Secretary General, and Amrik Singh Isru informed that Supreme Council of Panch Pardhani has supported the demand of Kashmiris to exercise the "right of Self-Determination".

Police patronized DSS charcha, Lathi-charged Sikhs at Thikriwala (Barnala)

Barnala (July 17, 2010): As per reports received from Barnala, the district police Lathi-Charged Sikhs, who were protesting against “naam charcha” being organized by followers of Dera Sauda Sirsa (DSS).

Sikh Genocide 1984: Investigate role of Congress: SFJ, AISSF

New Delhi (July 10, 2010): Reacting to the Delhi Court's action of framing of charges against Congress (I) leader and former MP Sajjan Kumar for murder and conspiracy to murder Sikhs during November 1984 Genocide, Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, legal advisor Sikhs For Justice, a US based human rights group stated that framing of charges against Sajjan proves that Congress (I) as a political party was involved in organizing and orchestrating November 1984 Sikh Genocide in which thousands of innocent Sikhs were killed.

Sikh Genocide 1984: Eye-witness Jagdish Kaur deposed against Sajjan Kumar

New Delhi (July 07, 2010): Jagdish Kaur, a witness in the Delhi Cantonment case, during her two hour long cross examination in the court of Additional Sessions Judge Sunita Gupta told the court that during November 1984 Sikh massacre, the mob armed with iron rod, digging tools and other lethal weapons first pounced upon her son and caused injuries to him and then upon her husband virtually crushed her husband's head and dragged him to the room where he dropped dead.

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