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Indira Prahst

Sikhs stood in unity in front of United Nations in Geneva to address Human Rights Violations against Minorities in India

Over three thousand Sikhs, Muslims, Christians, Dalits and “Stateless people” from across Europe, Switzerland, Germany, France, Italy, England, Belgium, Holland, Greece, Portugal, Spain and from Canada, America, Australia, Kashmir, Pakistan and India gathered peacefully on October 30th 2015, in front of the United Nations, Geneva, Switzerland, a symbolic space for civil and human rights, to stand in solidarity with Sikhs in Punjab.

My father chose Guru’s path to always fight for human rights, says Bapu Surat Singh’s daughter Sarvinder Kaur

Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa, who has been on a fast unto death since January 16 demanding the release of 65 Sikh prisoners languishing in jails after having served their time, has inspired Sikhs and others all around the world for his willingness to make the ultimate sacrifice to achieve justice for others.

Why VIBC Bhangra Celebrations on June 6 should not take place: Indira Prahst

I have been in touch with Sikhs in the lower mainland and following closely the issue at stake in Vancouver regarding the VIBC Bhangra performances slated for June 6th in front of the Vancouver Art Gallery which has not only outraged me, but pained me as well.

Canadians from diverse organizations and backgrounds unite to protest Narendra Modi’s visit on Human Rights issues

THIS week, several Sikh, Muslim and human rights organizations as well as scholars continued discussing, strategizing and organizing protests during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Vancouver on April 16.

Harper will be accompanying Modi to Ross Street Gurdwara and Shri Laxmi Narayan temple, two protests being organized

VANCOUVER’S Ross Street Gurdwara President Sohan Singh Deo told me that Prime Minister Stephen Harper will be accompanying Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Khalsa Diwan Society-run gurdwara on April 16.

Sikhs from Pakistan and India commemorate martyrdom anniversary of Guru Arjun Dev Ji at Lahore’s Gurdwara Dera Sahib which is to be “restored”

Last week hundreds of Sikhs in Pakistan united and together with over two hundred Sikh pilgrims from India to commemorate the martyrdom anniversary of Guru Arjun Dev Ji at Gurdwara Dera Sahib in Lahore.

Celebrating and remembering Sikh history at Khalsa Day Parade

THIS year more people than ever are expected to attend the popular Khalsa Day Parade organized by Dashmesh Darbar Gurdwara in Surrey, the largest of its kind in North America, on April 19.