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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.

Whistle Blower Questions British Government Cover up on 1984 Amritsar Massacre

Investigative journalist Phil Miller has raised questions about possible cover-up of British involvement in Amritsar massacre of June 1984.

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.

UK Authorities Exposed for Targeting Sikh Activists & Assisting Indian Regime

Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur, the lawyer acting for Jagtar Singh Johal, the 31-year old Scot from Dumbarton who was abducted by Indian police on 4 November 2017 and subject to third degree torture has just finished a 10-day visit to the UK.

UK Chief Statistician Unable to Answer Simple Question on Census White Paper About Support for a Sikh Ethnic Tick Box

On Wednesday Preet Kaur Gill MP, the Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Sikhs raised the issue with Chloe Smith, the Cabinet Office Minister on the floor of the House of Commons.

Cabinet Office Minister Sensing Support from MPs Leaves Door Open on Sikh Ethnic Tick Box for Census 2021

Preet Kaur Gill MP, the Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Sikhs, today challenged the Cabinet Office Minister, Chloe Smith on the floor of the House of Commons.

R.A.S.E. Release of Report on Grooming of Sikh Girls in UK

A press conference will take place on Monday 3rd December 2018 at 12pm at the Lecture Theatre of Guru Nanak Gurdwara Smethwick, 128-130 High Street, Smethwick, B66 3AP where the Racially Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of Sikh Girls (R.A.S.E.) report will be released.

Sikhs’ Right to Keep Large Kirpan: UK to Amend Bill

MPs and Sikh representatives earlier today met with the Home Office Minister, Victoria Atkins responsible for the Offensive Weapons Bill (OWB) to finalise an agreement to legally safeguard the sale, possession and use of large Kirpans.

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”.

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.

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.

British Deputy High Commissioner Told to Indian Media Only Half Truths About Meeting with Sikh Diaspora

The British Deputy High Commissioner in Chandigarh, Andrew Ayre is under severe pressure following a controversial and offensive interview full of half-truths in The Times of India titled: ‘There’s no legal base for a separate state’ Andrew Ayre.

Meeting with British Home Secretary on Sikh Issues Was Constructive: MP Preet Kaur Gill

The first quarterly Sikh Roundtable meeting for representatives of various Sikh organisations and Gurdwaras in England took place on Saturday (October 20) at Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Smethwick.

Sikhs in England Hold Protest Outside Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham

Hundreds of Sikhs today held a protest outside the Conservative Party Conference in the International Convention Centre (ICC) in Birmingham on the first day of the conference.

British Police Raids Connected to Indian Police Lacking Evidence Against Jagtar Singh Jaggi, says Sikh Federation UK

Several days ago West Midlands police co-ordinated early morning raids on the homes of six Sikh activists in Birmingham, Coventry, Leicester and London.

Sikh Federation UK Reiterates Demand for Public Inquiry into British Role in Sikh Genocide 1984

The Sikh Federation UK reiterated its demand for public inquiry into British role in June 1984 Indian Army attack on Darbar Sahib Amritsar, which marks the biggening of third Ghallughara of Sikh History.

UK Sikh Body Accuses British Authorities for Treating Jagtar Singh Johal as Second Class Citizen

A three day Sikh convention expected to attract in excess of 10,000 Sikhs begins today at Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Willenhall in the West Midlands.

UK Sikhs Demand Tough Action Against Badal and Saini After Justice Ranjit Singh Commission’s Revelations

The Sikh Council UK facilitated an open community wide Panthic meeting inviting all Gurdwaras, Sikh organisations and individual members of the Sikh community.

Conservative Government Turning Blind Eye to Hate Crimes Targeting Sikhs and Gurdwaras: Sikh Federation UK

At around 5 am on Aug. 28 Guru Nanak Gurdwara in Edinburgh was subject to a petrol bomb attack. Whilst no-one was injured the fire caused extensive smoke damage to the Gurdwara building.

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