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Newly Surfaced Document Reveals R&AW and IB’s Covert Influence Operation Targeting Canadian Politicians

Yet another instance of Indian intelligence agencies' attempt to use money and disinformation to influence Canadian politicians has come into light.

Interfaith Human Rights and Activist Groups Write To US and UN for Safety of Afghan Sikhs

A number of interfaith human rights and activists groups have written to United States Embassy (Kabul) Chargé d’Affaires Ross Wilson and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Representative in Afghanistan about persecution of Sikhs and Hindus in Afghanistan.

India Must Free Arbitrarily Detained Kashmiri Prisoners: International Human Rights Groups

Various international human rights organisations have issued a joint release urging the Government of India to free arbitrarily detained Kashmiri prisoners. Indian state imposed widespread restrictions of movement and communication in internationally disputed region of Kashmir after the Government of India changed it's domestic constitution on August 5, 2019 in an attempt to abrogate special political status of Jammu and Kashmir.

Kabul Sikh Gurdwara Attack: India’s NIA Registers Case, Says Kerala Man’s Involvement Suspected

India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) has registered a case with regard to attack on Sikh Gurdwara Sahib in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Vulnerable Workers in Supply Chains Need Urgent Protection to Survive Impact of Covid-19: IDSN

International Dalit Solidarity Network (IDSN) has strongly urged governments and companies with supply chains in South Asia, to take measures to urgently protect migrant and informal workers, including Dalits, against a loss of income, social benefits, shelter and a means to feed themselves and their families, as Covid-19 measures and repercussions threaten their lives and livelihoods.

Is Coronavirus Airbrone? Check What World Health Organisation (WHO) Says

Coronavirus, which causes COVID-19, has caused lockdowns across the globe. People are concerned to know about how this virus spreads. A concern in this regard, is whether this virus is airbrone? or whether it spreads through air?

Political Prisoners Should Be Among First Released in Pandemic Response, says UN rights chief

Political prisoners should be among first released in pandemic response, says United Nations Human Rights chief. Ms. Bachelet’s spokesperson, Rupert Colville urged States to release “every person detained without sufficient legal basis, including political prisoners, and those detained for critical, dissenting views”.

Treat Migrants with Respects, Stop the Stigmatisation: UN Calls for ‘Domestic Solidarity’ in Coronavirus Battle in India

Pervasive challenges remain for hundreds-of-thousands of migrant workers in India whose lives were upended by the sudden lockdown across the country, in response to the threat of the coronavirus pandemic, said the UN human rights office, OHCHR, on Thursday (April 02).

Invoking Kabul Attack on Sikh Gurdwara to Justify India’s CAA is Unjustified

This is in response to the write-up in 'The Tribune' by K N Pandita on CAA with reference to the horrific terror strike at a historic Gurdwara- Guru’s place- in Afghanistan, killing 25 innocent Sikh worshippers. The author seems to justify the controversial citizenship amendment legislation in the context of this attack.

Fed by Punjab Police & Musewala’s Song, AlJazeera, BBC Carry Fake Reports Vilifying COVID19 Victim Baldev Singh

A shameful vilifying campaign against Baldev Singh of Pathlava village and his family is joined by various Indian media outlets and international media outlets like AlJazeera and BBC. Both platforms have carried highly misleading reports vilifying Baldev Singh who was confirmed as COVID19 positive a day after his death on March 19.

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.

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