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Indian Regime face increasing challenge from British Politicians

"Earlier this week Fabian Hamilton the Leeds North East MP and former Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for British Sikhs and now Shadow Foreign Minister responsible for relations with India signaled a new era of challenge against India", said Sikh Federation (UK) in a written release sent to the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN).

Portugal government predicted to block extradition of Paramjeet Singh Pamma: Sikh Federation UK

Paramjeet Singh Pamma who went with his family for a holiday to Portugal was detained by authorities on 18 December on the back of an Interpol Red Notice.

Failure of Portugal to reunite political refugee with his family in UK referred to the UN

The Sikh Federation (UK) and the Swiss-based Movement Against Atrocities and Repression (MAAR) yesterday organised a meeting at the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights in Geneva.

Sikh Federation (UK) once again expose dangers of general surveys trying to reach conclusions on minority communities like Sikhs

An article has appeared in the Guardian today titled: ’Only one-quarter of Britons believe legal system is fair’. It quotes that only ‘17% of the Sikh community said they trusted lawyers’ implying Sikhs have the lowest percentage for any ethnic or religious group.

Motion in UK Parliament on 30th anniversary to commemorate the attack on Darbar Sahib

Last week the Sikh Federation (UK) organised a 30th anniversary event in the UK Parliament to commemorate the attack on Sri Harmander Sahib. In anticipation of the event an Early Day Motion (EDM) was tabled in relation to the 30th anniversary and calling for an independent public judge-led inquiry.

Conservatives worried by political fallout of 1984 relevations

London, United Kingdom (May 11, 2014): ‘Sikhs in the Diaspora were in effect not accorded their rights 30 years ago and treated as second class citizens. The UK Government, supported by other governments have a moral and legal duty to establish the truth of the events of 30 yeas ago. This is the least they can do for their law-abiding Sikh citizens.

Bhai Amrik Singh, the Chair of the Sikh Federation (UK)

UK complicity in Amritsar Massacre – Cabinet Secretary report has Inherent limitations: Sikh Federation UK

London, UK (February 18, 2014): According to a written statement released by the Sikh Federation UK, the recently released UK cabinet secretary's report about UK links with June 1984 attack on Darbar Sahib confirms the fact that the review only examined files and documents from December 1983 through to June 1984.

David Cameron (L) - Margaret Thatcher (R)

UK: David Cameron faces a boycott of Tory candidates by Sikhs if he refuses to discuss Sikh concerns about Amritsar Massacre

London, United Kingdom (February 16, 2014): “Thousands of Sikh voters could boycott Conservative candidates at next year’s general election in protest at David Cameron’s refusal to launch a public inquiry into Britain’s role in the 1984 Amritsar massacre”, The Telegraph has reported.

As 30th anniversary of 1984 Sikh genocide approaches British Sikhs demand answers from UK govt.

London, United Kingdom (January 14, 2014): The Sikh Federation (UK) is demanding answers from the UK Government on its direct involvement in the Indian army assault on the Darbar Sahib Complex (often referred to as the Golden Temple Complex) in Amritsar in June 1984.

Sikh Federation (UK) raise issues with British Prime Minister to take up with Manmohan Singh during meeting in Delhi next week

Sikh Federation (UK) want British PM to raise issues with Manmohan Singh during Delhi visit

London, United Kingdom (November 08, 2013): Sikh Federation National Press Secretary Gurjeet Singh has informed Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) in a written statement that [i]n recent months the Sikh Federation (UK) had formed direct links with the leaders of each of the three main political parties in the UK.

Shingara Singh, a French citizen, who refused to remove his turban for his passport photograph

Sikhs should lobby with governments to ensure that France implements Turban decision of UNHRC: Sikh Federation (UK)

London, United Sikhs (October 09, 2013): The UN Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) has now ruled on three separate occasions in the last three years in favour of Sikhs to wear their turbans in France.

UK Sikh representatives to meet deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg

London, United Kingdom (March 26, 2013): It is learnt that the Sikh Federation (UK) has organised and is leading a meeting with the Deputy Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Nick Clegg later on March 26, 2013 in the Cabinet Office.

Sikh Federation (UK) hopeful of favourable solution of Sikh Turban (Dastar) issue in Europe

London (August 28, 2012): The Sikh Federation (UK) has claimed to have received the letter from the Department for Transport regarding the respect to the Sikh turban (dastaar) at airports in the UK. The organization is hopeful regarding favorable solution of the issue in European countries including the UK.

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