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Deaths of Homeless Sikh Men in London Highlights Need for Accurate Data For Decision Makers

According to data obtained from Housing Justice more than 5% of those experiencing homelessness in London that died outdoors in the last 12 months were men of Sikh background. The Salvation Army suggests the number of deaths of Sikhs may be even higher.

Holyoak City Council in Massachusetts state of USA Recognises 1984 Sikh Genocide

Rejecting India's denial various international authorities continue to recognise the fact of 1984 Sikh genocide. In this series the Holyoak city council in Massachusetts state of USA recognises 1984 Sikh Genocide.

Pennsylvania General Assembly Resolution on 1984 Sikh Genocide Not Withdrawn

Today's newspapers in the Indian subcontinent prominent published a fake news that the 1984 Sikh genocide resolution passed by the Pennsylvania General Assembly in United States of America is withdrawn. The fake is also published in various online media platforms.

Sikhs in Canada: WSO Works to Introduce Kirpan Accommodation on BC Ferries

The World Sikh Organisation of Canada (WSO) has worked to implement a kirpan accommodation policy with BC Ferries after several Sikh passengers were told they could not wear their kirpans while travelling.

British Authorities to be Exposed During Lobby for Underhand Involvement in Jagtar Singh Jaggi’s Torture

Around 150 Sikh representatives are lobbying MPs today in Westminster and will disclose a confidential West Midlands police briefing under the name “Operation Tecuma”.

US Senator, General Assembly of State of Connecticut and 8 Cities in Connecticut Recognise Nov. 1 as Sikh Genocide Remembrance Day

In first of its kind the General Assembly of State of Connecticut in USA along with a US Senator and eight cities of Connecticut recognised November 1 as the Sikh Genocide Remembrance Day.

Statement from the Guru Nanak Gurdwara (Smethwick) Committee On Lions of Great War Monument Vandalism

The management committee of Guru Nanak Gurdwara Smethwick has issued following statement after miscreants vandalised Lions of the Great War Monument raised in the memory of Sikh soldiers who fought in World War 1

100 Strong UK Sikh Delegation Set to Visit France and Belgium

Over the course of the First World War, the British Indian army sent more than 140,000 men to the Western Front – 90,000 serving in the infantry and cavalry and as many as 50,000 non-combatant labourers.

Lack of Commemoration of 1984 Sikh Genocide by PM Trudeau and Premier Ford Disappointing: WSO

Ottawa, Canada: The World Sikh Organization of Canada is deeply disappointed by the lack of commemoration of the 1984 Sikh Genocide by Prime Minister Justin ...

Brampton East MPP Gurrattan Singh’s Statement on 1984 Sikh Genocide

This week, Gurratan Singh, Member of Provincial Parliament from Brampton East, rose in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario to remember the 1984 Sikh genocide.

Now NIA Wants To Transfer Jagtar Singh Johal Case Out of Punjab; SCI Stays Mohali Court Proceedings

The Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) has come to know that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India is trying to get Jagtar Singh Johal's case transferred out of Punjab.

Khalsa Education Society in Collaboration with City of Whittlesea Observe Bandi Chhor Day in Melbourne (Australia)

EPPING (Melbourne, VIC – Press Release*): Melbourne celebrated its first ever Bandi Chhor Divas in Epping at Galada Community Center on 3rd November 2018. Epping ...

FSO Condemns Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat’s Statement Advocating “Early Action” in Punjab

An umbrella body of various pro-freedom Sikh groups in England, the Federation of Sikh Organisation (FSO) has strongly condemned Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat's statement advocating "early action" against Sikhs in Punjab.

UK Sikh Diaspora to Mark #FreeJaggiNow Week to Spread Awareness About Detention of Jagtar Singh Johal in India

On 4 November it will be a year since Jagtar Singh Johal from Dumbarton was abducted by plain clothes Indian police, hooded and thrown into a van whilst out shopping with his newly-wedded wife and cousin sister.

NDP’s Official Statement on the Anniversary of the 1984 Sikh Genocide

From November 1st to 4th, Canadians and Human Rights Advocates will mark the 34th anniversary of the 1984 Sikh Genocide.

WSP Representatives Call for UN Intervention to Resolve the Indo-Sikh Conflict

On the 34th anniversary of the genocide of the Sikhs in India during the first week of November 1984, a delegation from the recently formed World Sikh Parliament (WSP) met with a senior UN human rights official in Geneva to urge action by the world body to deal with the range of key human rights concerns that define the decades-old conflict between the Sikh nation and the Indian state, reads a release issued by an official of the World Sikh Parliament.

NIA Want Indian Supreme Court to Jail Transfer Jagtar Singh Jaggi from Punjab to Tihar Jail in Delhi

After having failed to secure jail transfer of arrest UK citizen Jagtar Singh Johal alias Jaggi from Punjab to Tihar jail in Delhi from the special NIA court in Mohali, the National Investigative Agency (NIA) of India has moved to Indian Supreme Court for the same.

Sikhism Among World Religions Added to Arizona School Standards

This week, Arizona became the eighth state to approve history and social science standards that will include Sikhism and other world religions.

On Sikh Genocide 1984 Resolution Passed by Pennsylvania State Assembly

Pennsylvania State Assembly in the United States of America (USA) passed a house resolution to recognise the November 1984 state sponsored massacres of the Sikhs in the Indian subcontinent as 'genocide' on October 15, 2018.

WSO Canada Expresses Disappointment Over Denial of Leave to Appeal Singh v. A.G. Quebec

The World Sikh Organization of Canada is deeply disappointed by today’s decision of the Supreme Court of Canada to deny leave to appeal in the case Singh, et al. v. Attorney General of Québec.

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