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MLI Report Parrots Indian Narratives on Khalistan: World Sikh Organisation

The World Sikh Organization of Canada joins calls for the retraction of the report entitled “Khalistan: a Project of Pakistan”, published by the Macdonald-Laurier Institute. The report is authored by controversial, retired CBC journalist, Terry Milewski and includes an introduction by former politician, Ujjal Dosanjh, and former Conservative staffer, Shuvaloy Majumdar.

OGC Statement on Ongoing Attempts to Malign the Sikh Sangarsh for Khalistan

On September 9, 2020 Canada based Macdonald-Laurier Institute released a paper titled "Khalistan: A Project of Pakistan" by Terry Milewski. BC Gurdwaras Council and Ontario Gurdwaras Committee has issued a statement in response to this paper, terming it as part of Indian state's propaganda against the Sikh Sangarsh.

Macdonald-Laurier Institute’ Paper on Khalistan Contains Conclusory Statements & Allegations Without Substantiation: Scholars [Open Letter]

On September 9, 2020 Canada based Macdonald-Laurier Institute released a paper titled "Khalistan: A Project of Pakistan" by Terry Milewski. A number of scholars have responded to this paper and said that it "contains a litany of conclusory statements and allegations without any substantiation".

India Orders Attachment of Immovable Properties of Gurpatwant Singh Pannun and Hardeep Singh Nijjar under UAPA

The Government of India (GoI) has ordered attachment of immovable properties of Gurpatwant Singh Pannun and Hardeep Singh Nijjar under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

After Claiming Self-Credit for ‘Abolishing’ Black List, BJP Govt. Lists 9 Sikhs As ‘Terrorists’

In 1980s-90s the Indian state created so-called black list of Sikhs, adding names of diaspora Sikh activists in it in a whole-sale manner. The issue had been a cause of concern in the past decade as a number of cases surfaced where the abuse this extra-judicial mechanism was clearly established.

Samvad Releases Important Draft for Future Course of Sikh Struggle

Samvad, a discussion forum, has released a draft to trigger debate on determining the future course of Sikh struggle as per the Panthic tradition and principles. The document was released on 6 June, 2020 at Takht Kesgarh Sahib, Sri Anandpur Sahib.

Statement from Bhai Daljit Singh on the 34th Anniversary of the Declaration of Khalistan [in ENGLISH]

On April 29, 2020, the 34th Khalistan Declaration Day Bhai Daljit Singh issued a written message/statement. The statement issued in Punjabi/Gurmukhi was shared with readers of the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) two days back. 

Sikh Flag Hosted at City Hall of Holyoke (USA) on Khalistan Declaration Day: WSP

In a written statement the World Sikh Parliament (WSP) has congratulated the global Sikh community on the Khalistan Declaration day. Notably, 29 April is observed as ‘Khalistan Declaration Day’ as on this day in 1986 the Panthic Committee had issued ‘Declaration of Khalistan’.

Message by Bhai Daljit Singh on 34th Khalistan Declaration Day (29 April 2020)

Sikh leader Bhai Daljit Singh has issued a message on 34th Khalistan Declaration Day. It is notable that a Sarbat Khalsa 1986 appointed Panthic Committee had issued "Declaration of Khalistan" on April 29, 1986.

World Sikh Parliament Recognized April 29th as “Sikh Declaration of Independence Day”

The World Sikh Parliament that was formed to pursuant a resolution of the Sarbat Khalsa (national gathering) held in the Sikh homeland Punjab in November 2015 has recently recognized April 29th as “Sikh Declaration of Independence Day”.

Connecticut College Hosts ‘1984 Sikh Genocide Memorial’

The Connecticut Holds the 1984 Sikh Genocide Memorial at Global Learning Lab. The memorial comprises of a plaque, a portrait of Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and a Sikh flag.

Shaheedi Day of Bhai Sukha-Jinda Marked At Akal Takht Sahib [PICTORIAL]

An annual Samagam was held at the Akal Takht Sahib in Amritsar today to mark the martyrdom day of Shaheed Bhai Sukhdev Singh Sukha and Shaheed Bhai Harjinder Singh Jinda. 

PICTORIAL – Sikh Sangat Marks Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Gurjant Singh Budh Singh Wala

An annual Shaheedi Samagam was held to mark the martyrdom day of Shaheed Bhai Gurjant Singh Budh Singh Wala at his native village Budh Singh Wala in Moga district of Punjab.

Khalistan Struggle is Indigenous, India Needs to Change its Perception [Op-Ed]

Last week, on July 14, India handed over a dossier to the Imran Khan government during the Kartarpur corridor talks held at Wagah, alleging that Pakistan has been instigating Khalistani activists for subversive activities in India and allowing its soil to be used by the Khalistani Diaspora for the propagation of the cause of Sikh freedom.

Sikh Struggle Has Clearly Defined Agenda [Op-Ed]

First they called us Khalistanis. Now they have added the word “Terrorists” First they blamed Pakistan for supporting us. Now they have added Canada’s name too. First they sought sanctions against Pakistan. Now they propose the same with Canada.

Ghallughara June 1984: Thousands of Sikhs Participate in Remembrance March and Freedom Rally in London

Tens of Thousands of members of the Sikh community on Sunday (June 2) gathered in London to mark the 35th anniversary of the Teeja Ghallughara.

The Sikh Struggle for Self Determination

Following the resolutions of the Sarbat Khalsa of 26 January 1986, the Sikh nation on 29th April 1986 declared the goal of peaceably establishing an independent, sovereign state in Indian-occupied Punjab where the Sikhs would live in security, freedom and dignity. On Khalistan Day 2019, the Sikhs will reaffirm their commitment to that noble, lawful and historic national decision.

Canadian Sikhs to Hold Town Hall with MPs Against Inclusion of “Sikh (Khalistani) Extremism” in Security Report

The Ontario Sikh and Gurdwaras Council and the Ontario Gurdwaras Committee in partnership with the World Sikh Organization of Canada will be hosting a community meeting to be held on April 7, 2019 from 2pm-4pm at Brampton City Hall (Atrium) located at 2 Wellington St W, Brampton, ON L6Y 4R2.

Maharashtra ATS Hands Over Probe of Two Arrested Sikh Men to NIA

In December 2018 the Maharashtra ATS had arrested two men from Chakan. One of the persons is said to be named Harpal Singh Nagra while the name of other person was not disclosed.

Terming January 26 As A Black Republic Day, Dal Khalsa to Hold ‘Right to Self-determination March’ in Punjab Cities on 26 January

To step-up its campaign for the Right to self-determination for the people of Punjab, the Dal Khalsa will organize‘Right to Self-determination March’ at Hoshiarpur, Ludhiana and Zira on 26 January as India will celebrate its seventieth Republic Day.

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