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Jermery Corobyn Tells PM Theresa May That UK Govt. Should Apologise for Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

British Leader of Opposition Jermery Corobyn, MP has written a letter to British PM Theresa May saying that the British government should apologise for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.

Sikh Delegation Meets Pakistan HC in London; Says Parkash Gurpurab Celebrations Would Bolster Regional Peace

A delegation of Sikhs representatives from a cross section of organisations and Gurdwaras across the UK met with a senior a Pakistani diplomat (on March 26, 2019) and have also written to Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan, pledging assistance in organising events linked to the forthcoming 550th Parkash Gurpurab of the founder of their faith. Amidst worrying regional tensions, the move will be seen as a welcome contrast to the events of recent weeks in South Asia.

UK: MP Tan Dhesi Speaks on the Offensive Weapons Bill Regarding Kirpans

While I am extremely grateful to the Minister for the courtesy she extended to me during our recent meeting to seek my views on the matter, for the record, to assuage community concerns, can she confirm that the Government will be wholeheartedly supporting and incorporating those amendments within the Bill?, Tan Dhesi said.

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 ...

500 Days Since Jagtar Singh Johal’s Arrest, India Still Failing to Investigate Torture Claims

As Jagtar Singh Johal remains confined in custody of Indian police after his arrest in November 2017, an international human rights group called REDRESS has noted that his claims about custodial torture during initial days of his custody still remains unaddressed. 

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sikhs and Kashmiris Protest in London on India’s Republic Day

Sikh and Kashmiri diaspora sections in England protested outside the Indian High Commission in London on Saturday 26 January 2019. The protest coincided India's Republic Day.

Moga Court Fixes 4 February as Next Date of Hearing in case Against Jagtar Singh Johal

The District and Sessions Court of Moga on January 21 fixed February 4 as the next of hearing for prosecution evidences in a case against British citizen Jagtar Singh Johal.

Jagtar Singh Jaggi Gets Bail in Bajakhana Case; Update from Advo. Jaspal Singh Manjhpur

Arrested British citizen Jagtar Singh Johal @ Jaggi's lawyer Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur today released a video message sharing an update that Jagtar Singh Johal has been granted bail by a Faridkot court in a case registered at PS Bajakhana vide FIR No. 163/2017 under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) and Arms Act.

Slough MP, Tan Dhesi, calls for a General Election After Theresa May Fails in Brexit Floor Test

Speaking during ‘No Confidence’ debate in British parliament yesterday, Slough MP Tan Dhesi show his support for a General Election.

UK Govt. Agrees to Obtain Input from Afghan Sikhs for Report: United Sikhs

The UK Minister of State for Immigration has agreed to obtain input from the Afghan Sikh community to update the Country Guidance that they rely on to process asylum applications.

UK MPs Hardy, Dhesi Calls on Immigration Minister to help Afghan Sikhs, Hindus Facing Deportation Threats

To apprise about the difficulties being faced by the minorities in Afghanistan, a delegation led by Emma Hardy MP, with Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi MP and representatives from Guru Nanak Darbar Gurdwara Southall (Afghan Ekta Society) and United Sikhs today called on UK Immigration Minister Caroline Nokes in Parliament.

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.

Sikh Education Council and Barrister Mukhtiar Singh Awards £4,000 ‘Guru Nanak Social Mobility Scholarship’

The Sikh Education Council (UK) and Mukhtiar Singh, an Employment and Commercial Barrister, have announced the result of the inaugural Guru Nanak Social Mobility Bar Scholarship.

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.

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