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Sikhs in Norwich to Remember Ghallughara June 1984 Martyrs on June 1

Sikh community of Norwich city in Connecticut state of USA will be remembering Ghallughara June 1984 martyrs on June 1.

MLK Center Gandhi Statue Protested During Indian Consulate Celebration

On May 5, 2019 several activists gathered to protest Mohandas Gandhi as the Indian Consulate in Atlanta, Georgia organized a 150th birth anniversary celebration of the iconic figure at his statue in the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Center.

USA: April Declared Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month in Wisconsin

On the last day of the month of April, the state of Wisconsin passed a proclamation declaring April as Sikh Awareness & Appreciation Month. On the occasion, Gov. Tony Evers honored the Sikh community of the state by delivering the proclamation to the worshippers of the Sikh [Gurdwara Sahib] of Wisconsin, in Oak Creek.

Sikh Taxi Driver Brutally Attacked in Melbourne (Australia)

A Sikh taxi driver was reportedly attacked by a man at the taxi rank at Crown Casino in Melbourne. Victim of the attack had to be hospitalised for a broken nose and bruises on his face following a vicious attack while he was doing his job.

Thousands Will Join Sikh Celebration in Kent, WA On May 4th

Thousands of people across Washington will come together for the 27th annual Khalsa Day Celebration and Parade on Saturday, May 4th. The day-long event will feature langar (free community kitchen), interfaith service projects, Sikh martial arts demonstrations, the singing of sacred hymns and a parade.

UK MPs Discussed Contribution of Sikhs on the End of Sikh Heritage Month

Twenty MPs spoke on April 30 during a 90-minute debate in British Parliament on the Contribution of Sikhs in the England to mark the end of the first ever Sikh Heritage Month.

WSO Welcomes ‘Royal Assent’ to Sikh Heritage Month Act

World Sikh Organization of Canada welcomes Royal Assent to Bill-376 “An Act to Designate April as Sikh Heritage Month”. The Bill is now law and henceforth, April will be recognized as Sikh Heritage Month in Canada.

Sikh Council UK Selects Its New Executive Committee

The 18th General Assembly of the Sikh Council UK took place at Sri Guru Singh Sabha, Southall on Saturday 27th April in which over 100 delegates from across the UK met and selected the new Executive Committee, Sikh Council UK said in a written statement (copy available with Sikh Siyasat News).

Brampton to Celebrate Sikh Heritage Month at City Hall

On Saturday April 27th, the City of Brampton will host its annual Sikh Heritage Month reception from 5:30pm to 7:00pm in the City Hall atrium.

Indian Interference in Canadian Politics ‘Shocking’: World Sikh Organization

The World Sikh Organization of Canada said in a written statement (copy available with Sikh Siyasat News) that it was deeply troubled by a report published today in the Globe & Mail that states Patrick Brown, the then leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party, was “under ‘pressure’ from the Indian consulate” to reject a Sikh candidate during a nomination battle in May 2017.

Sikh Diaspora Bodies Express Concern Over Indian Interference in Canada

Sikh diaspora groups in Canada have expressed serious concerns over Indian interference in Sikh affairs in Canada.The World Sikh Organization of Canada has written to Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale over concerns regarding the interference of Indian interests in Canada and within the Sikh community.

Global Sikh Council (GSC) to Hold Annual General Meeting in Bern, Switzerland from 4-7 July

The Global Sikh Council (GSC) said in a written statement that its Annual General Body Meeting (AGM) will be held on 4th – 7th July 2019 in Bern, Switzerland.

Confronting Indian Interference in Sikh Affairs [Op-Ed.]

The interference of the Indian Government through its various intelligence agencies in Sikh affairs, both within Indian occupied Punjab and our diaspora communities, has been an ongoing process since 1984.

Germany Indicts Couple Spying on Sikhs for India’s R&AW

A Sikh couple has been indicted by Germany for spying on Sikh and Kashmiri separatists and provide information to Indian intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW). This is second such case after a Sikh man was convicted and sentenced to nine months jail by a German court for spying on Sikhs there in 2014.

Canada Removes Unfounded Reference to Sikh (Khalistani) Extremism from Public Safety Report

The government of Canada has removed unfounded reference to 'Sikh (Khalistani) Extremism from its "2018 Public Report on the Terrorism Threat to Canada".

Changes to 2018 Terrorism Threat To Canada Report a Welcome First Step: World Sikh Organization

In a written statement issued on Friday (April 12) the World Sikh Organization of Canada welcomed the changes to the 2018 Public Report on the Terrorism Threat to Canada.

Jermery Corobyn Tells PM Theresa May That UK Govt. Should Apologise for Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

British Leader of Opposition Jermery Corobyn, MP has written a letter to British PM Theresa May saying that the British government should apologise for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.

US: Georgia House of Representatives Recognises Vaisakhi as ‘Universal Brotherhood Day’

In United States of America (USA), the State of Georgia has recognised the Vaisakhi (14 April, 2019) as Universal Brotherhood Day. Georgia's House of Representatives passed House Resolution no. 731 on March 28, 2019 to this effect.  The resolution was moved by representatives Davis of 87th and Mitchell of the 88th.

Jagmeet Singh Shots Letter to Canadian PM Justin Trudeau Over “Extremist” Label on Sikhs & Muslims

On Thursday (April 4), the Leader of the NDP, Jagmeet Singh, and the NDP Public Safety Critic, Matthew Dubé, sent a letter to the Prime Minister regarding the 2018 Public Report on the Terrorism Threat to Canada that labelled the Sikh and Muslim communities as extremists.

NDP Want to Question Canadian Minister Over Controversial Report Terming Sikhs and Muslims as Extremists

The New Democratic Party (NDP) of Canada said in a statement that last Wednesday, its Public Safety Critic, Matthew Dubé, notified the Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security of his intention to move a motion to invite the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, Ralph Goodale, to appear before committee and answer questions related to the 2018 Public Report on the Terrorism Threat to Canada, tabled in Parliament on December 11, 2018.

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