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DSGMC Alleges “Attack” on Manjit Singh GK in New York

In a written statement issued today, the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) alleged that some persons attacked its president Manjit Singh GK in New York.

Sikhs Urge Dialogue to Promote Their Inclusion in Quebec

World Sikh Organization of Canada today called upon the City of Montreal and the Government of Quebec to work far harder to implement concrete measures to break down systemic barriers that make it difficult for Sikhs, and other minorities, to play their full role in Quebec society.

Delhi Session Court To Pronounce Its Verdict Against Two Sikh Hijackers On Aug 17

On 17 August, all Sikh eyes will be focused on the Additional Sessions Court at Partial House, Delhi where Judge Ajay Pandey will announce the verdict in the 37-year old hijacking case against Bhai Satnam Singh Paonta Sahib and Bhai Tejinder Pal Singh.

Pro-India Demonstrators Reported to Metropolitan Police for “Spreading Hate” Directed at Sikh Community

The Indian authorities having failed to pressure the UK authorities to deny permission for the London Declaration Referendum 2020 event organised by Sikhs For Justice tried to get pro-India groups to stage a counter-protest.

Referendum 2020: Full Audio Recording of Resolutions Adopted During London Declaration

Sikhs for Justice held it's "London Declaration" event today. The event as held at Trafalgar Square in London despite India's objections.

India’s Attempt to Press UK for Blocking Sikh Sovereignty Event in London Concerns

Ontario Gurdwaras Committee (OGC) issued a statement today (copy available with Sikh Siyasat News) reiterate its support for the cause of the sovereignty of Sikhs and Punjab.

USA: ASC Condemns Attacks on Sikhs in Keyes and Manteca

The American Sikh Council (ASC) has raised alarm at the continued spate of violence perpetrated against Sikhs in United States of America (USA).

71 Years Old Sikh Attacked in Manteca (California); Sikhs Disturbed Over Back to Back Attacks

On August 6 in Manteca, California, Sahib Singh was the victim of an attack while taking his morning walk. The 71-year-old man was hit severely causing him to hit the cement street.

Racist Attack on Sikh Man in California (US); Told to Go Back

A Sikh man was reportedly beaten up multiple times by two racists in California. The is  investigating the incident as hate crime.

Jagraon Man Shot Dead in Abbotsford city of Canada

A Jagraon man was shot dead by unidentified persons in Abbotsford city of Canada on Saturday night.

28 Day of Seva Projects Across America to #RememberOakCreek: Sikh Coalition

Inspired by the Oak Creek community’s resilience and Chardikala (Sikh concept of eternal optimism), the Sikh Coalition partnered with Sikh leaders from coast to coast last weekend for the sixth annual National Day of Seva (selfless community service).

Harvard’s online Course on ‘Sikhism Through Its Scriptures’ Begins From Today

The course has been innovated by Harvard Divinity School and HarvardX (a branch of the university which offers free online courses aimed at global access to education).Interestingly, the majority of applicants among 1.30 lakh who have registered for the course are non-Sikhs and from the US, UK, Europe, Australia and other countries. “Almost 90% of applications that we have received are from non-Sikhs. People from different backgrounds living in the US, UK, Europe, Australia and other countries have registered for this four-week online course. This shows people from different ethnics and countries want to learn about Sikhism,” he added.

UK Gurdwaras Support Separate Sikh Ethnic Group Tick Box in British Census

In just one week in September 2017, nearly 140 MPs from across the political spectrum signed a letter to John Pullinger, Chief Executive of the UK Statistics Authority, who is also responsible for the Office for National Statistics (ONS), calling for the inclusion of Sikh as an ethnic group, as well as a religion, on the 2021 census form.

UK Sikh Body Welcomes British Government’s Decision to Back Off On Anti-Caste Discrimination Legislation

The UK government yesterday concluded that caste discrimination does not require separate legislation and said it can be covered as part of emerging case law in the country. The Sikh Federation (UK) lobbied for this outcome and responded to the consultation last July.

UK Foreign Secretary Resigned Before Meeting Jagtar Singh Johal’s Family

Just weeks before his meeting with Jagtar Singh Johal's family in Dumbarton,Scotland was going to take place UK foreign secretary Boris Johnson resigned from his position in the Government. Jagtar Singh Johal's family in UK struggled for 8 months to fix this meeting cum discussion with Boris to discuss the torture and act of harassment with Jagtar Singh in custody of the Indian police.

Sikh Youth Groups to Launch “Criminalising Dissent” Report in Southall on July 28

The Sikh Liberation Front (SLF) and National Sikh Youth Federation (NSYF) have announced to release a report titled Criminalizing Dissent: Repression of Sikhs in Indian-Occupied Punjab in Southall on July 28.

Sikhs close to securing Sikh ethnic tick box for Census 2021

London: In the Census 2011 more than 83,000 Sikhs rejected all the existing ethnic tick boxes, including ‘Indian’ and chose instead to tick ‘other’ and ...

Declassified Secret Documents Reveal British Government Snubbed Sikh Voice After November 1984 Sikh Genocide

Recently declassified secret British documents reveal that the British complicity with Indian government in latter's evil designs against the Sikhs did not ended with Indian Army attack on Darbar Sahib (Amritsar) and other Sikh Gurdwaras in June 1984.

Ontario Sikh Gurdwaras Urge Canadian Government to Take Effective Steps to Address Plight of Afghan Sikhs

The Ontario Gurdwaras Committee (OGC) and the Ontario Sikhs and Gurdwaras Council (OSGC) hosted a joint press conference on July 9 to discuss and highlight the current situation of Sikhs in Afghanistan and to determine the next steps in providing help and aid to those affected.

Meghalaya High Court Stays Relocation of Sikh Families from Punjabi Lane Area of Shillong

DSGMC on Tuesday said that the Meghalaya High Court has stayed the process of relocating the Sikh families residing the Punjabi lane area of Shillong.

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