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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.

Afghan Sikh Injured in Jalalabad Blast Brought to AIIMS for Surgery

A Sikh man named Iqbal Singh was admitted to AIIMS Trauma Centre on Friday  (July 6) with multiple fractures and pellet injuries suffered in Jalalabad (Afghanistan) blast.

United Sikhs Calls fFor Asylum of Afghan Sikhs in Canada and USA

United Sikhs also made an urgent request to the UN Special Rapporteur on Religion and Belief to highlight in the UN the persecution of religious minorities in Afghanistan.

SGPC to Hold Ardas at Manji Sahib (Amritsar) for Sikhs Killed in Afghanistan

SGPC has announced to hold Akhand Paath Sahib and Ardas for Sikhs killed in Sunday's deadly attack in Afghanistan.

Global Muslim Leadership Should Intervene to Stop Persecution of Sikhs in Afghanistan : Dal Khalsa

Strongly condemning the dastardly attack on the Sikh vehicle, which has killed 19 people including Avtar Singh Khalsa - the only Sikh candidate who had planned to contest October's parliamentary elections and Rawail Singh another senior most Afghan Sikh leader, the Dal Khalsa expressed deep shock and anger at the loss of innocent lives.

Afghanistan Election Aspirant Awtar Singh Khalsa Among Those Killed in Blast; Sikh bodies condemn attack

A deadly suicide bomb attack on Sikhs in Jalalabad city of Afghanistan has shook the global Sikh community.

At Least 19 Killed in Jalalabad (Afghanistan) As Suicide Bomber Targeted Sikhs

At least 19 people, including 10 members of Afghanistan's Sikh minority, have been killed in a suicide bombing in the eastern city of Jalalabad, according to officials.

Sikh man reportedly shot dead in Afghanistan

A Sikh man was reportedly abducted from his house on September 30, who was later shot dead by suspected militants in Afghanistan’s restive Nangarhar province bordering Pakistan.