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World Sikh Parliament Says UK Chapter Structure Finalised

Coventry, England: “The World Sikh Parliament UK delegation came together on Tuesday (March 18), at the Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha in the UK City ...

Reference in Canadian Report Puts Sikhs Under Threat, SADA (Mann) Canada

In a letter written to the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Canada unit of Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) maintained that there was a growing fear among immigrant communities that the “2018 Public Report on the Terrorism Threat to Canada” is promoting hate against them, could be subject to an attack such as Christchurch NZ where 50 Muslims men, women and children were gun down by a white supremacist who claims to be racist against immigrants.

World Sikh Parliament Urges UN to Address Human Rights Violations in India

The World Sikh Parliament (WSP) said in a written statement issued yesterday that it followed up its recent written submissions to the UN High Commissioner on Human Rights with a series of important initiatives this week, aimed at raising the profile of key Sikh human rights concerns.

United Sikhs Condemn Christchurch (New Zealand) Massacre

The Christchurch massacre, which has left at least 49 people dead and 20 injured on Friday, March 15 in New Zealand's city Christchurch in two targeted mass shootings at mosques.

Polarization of World Community Dangerous: Dal Khalsa Statement on Attack on NZ Mosques

Saddened at the killings of 49 innocent people in the mass shootings at two Christchurch mosques in New Zealand on Friday, the Dal Khalsa condemned the massacre in the strongest words.

After New Zealand Attacks The Sikh Coalition Urges Sikhs To Remain Vigilant

In the largest act of mass violence in New Zealand’s history, two mosques were horrifically attacked during Friday prayer services. In a statement issued yesterday, the Sikh Coalition has expressed solidarity with the Muslim community and offers its condolences in their time of mourning.

Tan Dhesi MP Elected As Chair of Southern Group of Labour MPs

Southern Group of Labour Party MPs convened for their regular meeting in Parliament where first turban wearing MP to British Parliament Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi was elected as chair of the group by colleagues.

Sikh Friends of Bakersfield to Offer Free Meals Daily For A Month

For the sixth year in a row, the Sikh Friends of Bakersfield are serving free meals in Mill Creek Park.

Sikh & Kashmiri Diaspora Protest Outside Indian High Commission in London Against Warmongering

Hundreds of Sikhs and Kashmiris gathered outside the Indian High Commission in London on Saturday (March 9), to protest against what they called "Indian warmongering in South Asia".

UK Sikhs Write to Over 150 MPs Against Life Sentence to 3 Sikhs in India for Possessing Literature

A press release issued by the Sikh Federation UK today states that the Sikh body had formally launched the Sikh political lobbying network last month to co-ordinate regular letter writing to MPs by constituents.

Brother of Jagtar Singh Johal Makes Plea to Scots Over Online #FreeJaggiNow Drive

The lawyer brother of a Dumbarton man detained in India has urged Scots to back a social media drive marking 500 days spent in custody, a report in The National notes.

East and West Punjab Scholars to Join International Punjabi Mother Language Conference in England

East and West Punjab scholars will be joining each other during International Punjabi Mother Language Conference to be held in Leicester on 9 and 10 March.

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh Wins Burnaby South by-Election

Canadian Sikh politician and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh won a seat in the House of Commons in a by election for Burnaby South seat. With this victory Jagmeet Singh has put his leadership on strong footings.

California Gurdwara Sahib to Host Portraits of Saka Nakodar 1986 Sikh Shaheeds

The Sikh leaders demanded from CM Amrinder Singh that the report of Justice Gurnam Singh Commission made to probe the killings be tabled in the Budget Session of State Assembly.

Indian ‘Justice’ Waging War on Freedom of Expression To Crush Dissent: World Sikh Parliament

The World Sikh Parliament (WSP) has issued a press release saying that the Sikh activists body took serious note of the decision of an Indian court last week to convict and sentence to life imprisonment three Sikh activists for ‘waging war against the state’.

UK Deputy Statistician Unable to Give Convincing Response When Challenged on Need for Sikh Ethnic Tick Box

Eddie Hughes the Conservative MP for Walsall North challenged Iain Bell, the Deputy National Statistician earlier today in the Women and Equalities Select Committee hearing on preparations for the Census 2021.

Sikh Lawmaker Becomes Parliamentary Secretary in Pakistan

For the first time in Pakistan’s history, a Sikh lawmaker has been appointed as a parliamentary secretary. Department of Sardar Mahinder Pal Singh, a member of Punjab Assembly, is likely to be announced in the next couple of days, a news reported in The Express Tribune notes.

Antim Ardas for Bibi Manjit Kaur to Held at Nankana Sahib and Darbar Sahib

Bibi Manjeet Kaur, wife of Dal Khalsa founder Bhai Gajinder Singh passed away in Germany two days ago. She breathed her last in a hospital where she was admitted since last few weeks due to multiple health problems.

New York Sikhs to Remember Saka Nakodar Shaheeds

Sikh Cultural Society Gurdwara Sahib, Richmand Hill (New York) will be holding Gurmat Samagams in the memory of Saka Nakodar Shaheeds.

WSO to Provide Profession Related Guidence to Sikh Students in BC under Mentorship Programme

The World Sikh Organisation (WSO) has reportedly launched the Sikh Mentorship Programme (SMP) designed to connect such students with Sikh professionals for attaining academic and professional guidance for the purpose of attaining gainful employment.

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