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United Sikhs Calls on Australian Government To Facilitate Resettlement of Afghan Sikhs And Hindus

For over 4 decades, the Sikh community in Afghanistan has suffered war-like conditions. They have endured barbaric attacks resulting in the loss of loved ones and having their religious freedom stifled. Thirty years ago, the population of Sikhs in Afghanistan was said to be around 250,000, but after decades of conflict and massacre, many have sought asylum in other countries and the community is thought to have been reduced to about 120 families.

Immediate Action Needed To Resettle Sikh and Hindu Victims of Religious Persecution in Afghanistan

After the attacks on March 25, 2020, in the Gurdwara Guru Har Rai Sahib Ji in Kabul, the Sikh Diaspora moved swiftly to condemn the persons and groups responsible.

Interfaith Human Rights and Activist Groups Write To US and UN for Safety of Afghan Sikhs

A number of interfaith human rights and activists groups have written to United States Embassy (Kabul) Chargé d’Affaires Ross Wilson and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Representative in Afghanistan about persecution of Sikhs and Hindus in Afghanistan.

Sikh NGO Urges US, Canada, Germany, Australia and India to Help Afghan Sikhs

The Islamic State (ISIL/ISIS) has imposed a 10-day ultimatum for all Sikhs to leave Afghanistan. This comes in the wake of a recent attack on a Gurdwara Sahib in Kabul on March 25, which left 25 Sikhs dead.

US SCA Expresses Deep Concerns About Safety of Sikhs in Afghanistan

The US Bureau of South and Central Asian Affairs (SCA) has expressed deep concerns about the safety of Sikhs in Afghanistan.

Kabul Sikh Gurdwara Attack: India’s NIA Registers Case, Says Kerala Man’s Involvement Suspected

India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) has registered a case with regard to attack on Sikh Gurdwara Sahib in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Brampton Councillor Requests Canadian PM Action Following ISIS Attack Against Sikh Gurdwara in Kabul

BRAMPTON, ON: Regional Councillor Gurpreet Singh Dhillon has written a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau condemning ISIS attacks in Kabul against Sikhs, and asked ...

Invoking Kabul Attack on Sikh Gurdwara to Justify India’s CAA is Unjustified

This is in response to the write-up in 'The Tribune' by K N Pandita on CAA with reference to the horrific terror strike at a historic Gurdwara- Guru’s place- in Afghanistan, killing 25 innocent Sikh worshippers. The author seems to justify the controversial citizenship amendment legislation in the context of this attack.

United Nations Under-Secretary General Condoles with Sikhs on Kabul Gurdwara Attack

Adama Dieng, UN under-Secretary General and Special Adviser of the Secretary-General on the Prevention of Genocide has expressed his condolence to Sikh community on Kabul Gurdwara attack.

World Sikh Parliament Calls on International Community to Help Afghan Sikhs to Ensure their Safety

World Sikh Parliament (WSP) thanked “United Nation” Security Council for strongly Condemning the attack on Sikh Community in Afghanistan and standing in solidarity with ‘Sikh Nation’.

Jamia Teachers’ Association Condemns massacre of Sikhs in Afghanistan

It is high time that the entire world unites to dismantle such terrorist organizations and works towards promoting brotherhood, peace and love among members of all religions and regions”, reads the statement issued by JTA.

UN Cheif António Guterres Condemns Deadly Attack on Sikhs in Afghanistan

In a statement issued by Spokesman for UN Secretary-General António Guterres, the UN chief condemned attack in Kabul on a Sikh [Gurdwara Sahib] in which dozens of civilians were killed and injured.

Canadian Sikhs Demand Action Following Attack on Sikhs in Kabul

The British Columbia Gurdwaras Council (BCGC) and Ontario Gurdwaras Committee (OGC) are very concerned over the recent attack and mass incident of violence that occurred at Gurdwara Guru Har Rai Sahib in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Names and Images of Sikhs Killed in Attack on Gurdwara Sahib in Kabul (Afghanistan)

Chandigarh: Yesterday’s (March 25) attack on a Sikh Gurdwara Sahib in Afghan capital Kabul claimed at least 23 Sikh lives. The attack was carried by ...

Gunmen, Suicide Bombers Attack Gurdwara Sahib in Kabul; At least 4 reportedly Killed

As per reports emanating from Kabul (Afghanistan) unknown gunmen and suicide bombers have stormed a Sikh Gurdwara Sahib on Wednesday, the interior ministry said.

First Sikh & Hindu Afghan Refugee Families Arrive in Canada

First Sikh and Hindu refugee families from Afghanistan to Canada on March 12, 2019. The first two refugee families arrived in Calgary.

Afghanistan: Slain Sikh Leader’s Son Leading in Prelim Poll Results

As per media reports, Narender Singh Khalsa has secured a seat in the Lower House of the Parliament (Wolesi Jirga), according to Afghanistan Election Commission's preliminary results.

WSO & Manmeet Singh Bhullar Foundation Welcome Approval of Afghan Hindu & Sikh Refugee Applications

On November 27, the Government of Canada announced that it is approving the resettlement of Sikh and Hindu refugees to Canada, who had fled Afghanistan due to religious persecution.

Canada Taking Action to Help Sikh and Hindu Minorities Facing Persecution in Afghanistan

Minister Ahmed Hussen has announced the Government of Canada is approving the private sponsorship of the Sikh and Hindu minority population in Afghanistan by the Manmeet Bhullar Foundation. Canada will welcome the approved individuals to Canada early next year.

DSGMC to Turn Sikh Genocide 1984 Memorial into Memorial of Sikhs Killed in Hate Crimes

The “Wall of Truth” – the memorial having names of victims of the massacre of Sikhs in November 1984 – at Gurudwara Rakab Ganj near Indian Parliament will now become a memorial for all the Sikhs killed in hate crimes across the globe.

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