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DIASPORA: Sikhs To Seek International Criminal Tribunal for 1984 Sikh Genocide Cases

Like-minded Sikhs in the Diaspora are preparing to come together and announce in the next two to three months the setting up of a collective platform across at least 20 countries with around 150-200 representatives.

Nankana Sahib Incident: Statement of BC Gurdwaras Council and Ontario Gurdwaras Committee

The incident of stone pelting at Gurdwara Nankana Sahib in Pakistan has concerned Sikhs residing all across the globe. The BC Sikh Gurdwaras Council and Ontario Gurdwaras Committee has issued a written statement expressing their concerns and demanding strict action against those responsible for the situation.

Outgoing Consulate General of Pakistan in Toronto Honoured by Sikh Community

On December 29, 2019 the Consulate General of Pakistan in Toronto Imran Ahmed Siddiqui was honored by the Sikh community for his services and outreach at a farewell event organised at Gurdwara Baba Budha Jee, Hamilton.

Ontario and BC Gurdwaras Bodies Register Protest Against India’s ‘Discriminatory’ CAA

The British Columbia Gurdwaras Council (BCGC) and Ontario Gurdwaras Committee (OGC) register have registered their protest at the recent enactment of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led Government of India.

Sikh Body Knocks At UN Doors Over Developing Crisis in Indian Subcontinent; Says Minorities Are in Danger

Blaming the Narendra Modi led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government under Narendra Modi for its aggressive march against minorities and nationalities, the Dal Khalsa has reached out to the United Nations about the volatile developments that spell an anarchic situation for religious minorities in India.

Saffron Salvation: 3rd Edition of First English Novel on 1984 Ghallughara Launched

Simranjit Kaur's "Saffron Salvation" was first English novel about Ghallughara 1984, when it was first published in 1999. The third print of the book was released on Wednesday (Dec. 19) at Chandigarh. The second edition of the novel released in 2004.

WSO & Community Partners Call for Accommodation of Sikh Paramedics in Ontario

The WSO and several community organizations, including the Centre for Israel & Jewish Affairs (CIJA), National Council of Canadian Muslims (NCCM), Bahá’í Community of Canada and The Mosaic Institute, have written to Ontario Minister of Health Christine Elliott, calling for the accommodation of Sikh paramedics and others who maintain beards as a part of their religious observance. 

Strong Protest in California Against India’s Citizenship Amendment Act

Over 200 people gathered in Northern California on December 15 to protest a controversial new citizenship law in Indian subcontinent which is sending shockwaves across that region.

VIDEO: Sikh MPs Tan Dhesi and Preet Kaur Gill Re-elected in UK Elections

In general election held in England yesterday (December 12), two Sikh MPs who were seeking re-election have registered success. Tanmanjit Singh Dhesi, who was elected as first Dastar wearing MP to the British Parliament in 2017 has won from his Slough constituency. Similarly, first Sikh women MP in British Parliament, Preet Kaur Gill has won from Birmingham Edgbaston.

Germany: R&AW Stooge Couple Convicted For Spying on Sikhs and Kashmiris

Two Indian citizens living in Germany have been found guilty of spying on Kashmiris and Sikhs for India's intelligence agency. The couple have been sentenced to suspended jail terms and large fines, a report in DW reads.

Sikh Federation UK Announces to take Census case to Court of Appeal After HC Refuses Relief

A bid for Sikhs to be included as an ethnic group in the UK census has reportedly been rejected by a High Court judge.  On Thursday (Dec. 12)  morning Mrs Justice Lang DBE in her High Court judgement concluded the judicial review claim by the Sikh Federation (UK) on behalf of the Sikh community was too early.

Sikh MPs Tan Dhesi and Preet Kaur Gill Re-elected in UK Elections

In general election held in England yesterday (December 12), two Sikh MPs who were seeking re-election have registered success. Tanmanjit Singh Dhesi got re-elected from Slough and Preet Kaur Gill registered victory from Birmingham Edgbaston.

Value of EATING and SPEAKING in GURBANI : Dr. Sikandar Singh

In October and November 2019, the Sikh Sangat and Ontario Gurdwaras Committee organised a series of lectures of various intellectuals, scholars and speakers to mark 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak Ji.

World Sikh Parliament Reported Human Rights Violations by India to the United Nations

10th December is a key date for human rights as on this day 70 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly, had meeting in Paris, and adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Bush Fire in Australia: Glenwood Sikh Gurdwara Donates $30,000

The Glenwood Gurdwara Sahib in Sydney has donated AU $30,000/- for the help of Australian people affected by recent massive forest fire.

Demand to Bring Back Remains of Maharaja Duleep Singh from England

A demand to exhume and bring back remains of Maharajah Duleep Singh, the last ruler of the Sikh empire, from his grave in the English countryside was made in Rajya Sabha on Tuesday (Dec. 3).

Australia: Punjabi Will Be Taught In NSW Public School From Kindergarten To Year 10

Public Schools in New South Wales state of Australia is going to teach Punjabi language from Kindergarten To Year 10 from next session. 

UK Elections: Sikh Manifesto 2020-2025 Gives Notice To Political Parties And Those Wanting To Be Elected MPs

“Millions of Sikhs across the world have in the last few weeks marked Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s 550th Parkash, the birth anniversary of the founder and first Sikh Guru. He rejected all forms of discrimination and exploitation under any pretext and founded a new egalitarian social order. Equality for women, rejection of the caste system, respect for diversity while seeing God in all.”

US Sikh Body Condemns and Boycotts Indian Consulate for Comparing Guru Nanak Ji with Gandhi

The Sikh Coordination Committee for East Coast (SSCEC) has condemned the Indian consulate in USA fro comparing Guru Nanak Ji with Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.

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.

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