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Jamia Teachers’ Association Condemns massacre of Sikhs in Afghanistan

It is high time that the entire world unites to dismantle such terrorist organizations and works towards promoting brotherhood, peace and love among members of all religions and regions”, reads the statement issued by JTA.

WHO Delivers New Shipment of Medical Supplies for COVID-19 Response in Iran

The World Health Organization (WHO) has delivered a new shipment of emergency medical supplies to the Islamic Republic of Iran as part of COVID-19 response measures.

UN Cheif António Guterres Condemns Deadly Attack on Sikhs in Afghanistan

In a statement issued by Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres, the UN chief condemned attack in Kabul on a Sikh [Gurdwara Sahib] in which dozens of civilians were killed and injured.

A Global Approach is the Only Way to Fight the Coronavirus: UN

To confront the unprecedented worldwide challenge posed by the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, top UN officials on Wednesday, launched a massive humanitarian appeal to mitigate its impact, particularly on fragile countries with weak health systems.

Sikh Body Urges UN to Impress Upon US to Lift Sanctions Against Tehran in Wake of COVID-19 Breakout

Dal Khalsa has urged the United Nations to exercise all powers and use its clout to impress upon United States to lift sanctions against Iran as the country (Iran) was facing adverse impacts of the Corona virus outbreak in the form of severe shortage of medical requirements and access to adequate funds.

Gunmen, Suicide Bombers Attack Gurdwara Sahib in Kabul; At least 4 reportedly Killed

As per reports emanating from Kabul (Afghanistan) unknown gunmen and suicide bombers have stormed a Sikh Gurdwara Sahib on Wednesday, the interior ministry said.

Maharaja Ranjit Singh Named As “Greatest Leader of All Times” by BBC World Histories Magazine

Sher-e-Panjab Maharaja Ranjit Singh is named as the “Greatest Leader of All Time” in a poll conducted by BBC World Histories Magazine. The nominations for the contest were recommended by famous historians and over 5000 readers of the magazine voted in the poll.

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Moves Indian Supreme Court Against CAA

The office of UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet has filed an intervention application in the Supreme Court against the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Looming Threat of Genocide in India

by: Pieter Friedrich* I Last month, a widowed Muslim woman in India was arrested and charged with sedition — that is, with inciting an insurrection. ...

US Politicians Denounce “Deadly Surge of Religious Intolerance in India”

While nearly 40 people are dead from the ongoing violence in Delhi, a number of US politicians are raising their voices against the communal conflict which appears to be instigated by Hindu nationalist organizations affiliated with India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party.

USCIRF Condemns Delhi Violence; Urges India To Protect Muslims

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) expresses grave concern over the ongoing violence taking place in Delhi, India’s capital city.

World Sikh Parliament Applauds the UN Chief António Guterres’ Visit to Kartarpur Sahib

The UN chief, who was on a visit to Pakistan visited the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur Sahib and the Kartarpur Corridor along with the local Sikh community members on February 18.

On World Social Justice Day, the UN labour agency says ‘put people and planet first’

Reduce inequality around the world, the United Nations labour agency urged on Thursday, World Social Justice Day.

UN Chief Expresses Concerns About India’s CAA, NRC and Kashmir

Amid concerns over India’s Citizenship Amendment Act and the proposed National Register of Citizens (NRC), United Nations chief Antonio Guterres has said it is necessary to do everything to prevent “statelessness” when a citizenship law is changed.

British Govt. Must Take Tough Stand Against MP’s Deportation From India: Sikh Federation UK

A British MP was denied entry into India yesterday. Labour party MP Debbie Abrahams was stopped at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi on Monday and she was sent back to Dubai, from where she had come to Delhi.

British MP Who Expressed Concerns About Kashmir Deported By India Without Explanation

British MP who was vocal on Kashmir issue was denied entry into India at IGI Airport in Delhi after her arrival on a valid visa. Reports say that the MP was deported back to Dubai from where she has come after her visa was revoked.

Hafiz Saeed Sentenced To 5 Years Rigorous Imprisonment

Lahore: As per reports emanating from Lahore Hafiz Saeed has been sentenced to 5 years imprisonment in each case against him. Hafiz Saeed’s lawyer Mohammad ...

In India What We Are Seeing Is The Symptoms Of Fascism: Noam Chomsky

An interview Karthik Ramanathan did with Noam Chomsky, Professor of Linguistics, University of Arizona at his office in Tucson. Noam Chomsky taught at MIT for over 50 years and is a leading critic of US foreign policy and an inspiration for many generations of human beings.

2020’s ‘Wind of Madness’ Across The World Indicates Growing Instability: UN chief

Rising instability and unpredictable geopolitical tensions have led to a “wind of madness” across the world, Secretary-General António Guterres said on Tuesday (Feb. 4) during his main annual press conference for journalists at UN Headquarters in New York.

US Consul General to India David Ranz Caught into Controversy by Visiting RSS Headquarters

German Ambassador Walter Lindner sparked raging controversy in July 2019 after he visited the headquarters of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh in Nagpur, Maharashtra, India and laid flowers at the feet of the paramilitary’s first chief.

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