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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.

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.

“Criminalising Dissent: Repression of Sikhs in Indian-Occupied Punjab” – Sikh Liberation Front Releases Report on Arrests of Sikh activists in Punjab

Members of the Sikh Liberation Front gathered in Edmonton, Canada on June 23, 2018 to release their report, Criminalizing Dissent: Repression of Sikhs in Indian-Occupied Punjab.

Brampton MPP Gurrattan Singh’s Statement on Peel-Region Violence

In a Facebook post, Brampton NDP MPP Gurrattan Singh said that he was deeply concerned about the recent acts of violence in the Region of Peel.

World Sikh Organisation of Canada (WSO) Announces New Executive Director

World Sikh Organization of Canada has announced the appointment of Jaskaran Singh Sandhu as Executive Director.

Cover to Cover: ‘Soft Target’ – India’s Intelligence Service and its Role in The Air India Disaster

In Cover to Cover, this week, Naujawani presenter Harwinder Singh Mander has introduces the book titled 'Soft Target': India's Intelligence Service and its Role in The Air India Disaster authored by investigative journalists Zuhair Kashmeri & Brian McAndrew.

Seven Punjabis Make It To Ontario Provincial Parliament in Canada

Seven Punjabis have made it to Ontario’s Queen Park (Parliament) in the provincial elections with the Progressive Conservative Party (PC) making a comeback after 15 years, unseating the Liberals.

Jagmeet Singh NDP’s Brother Gurrattan Singh Wins Brampton East Seat in Ontario Elections

Gurrattan Singh, brother of New Democratic Party (NDP) leader Jagmeet Singh, won election from Brampton East constituency for Ontario Provincial Parliament.

Punjab Govt. Makes Tall Claims, as Police Arrest 2 Youngsters in Batala; Press Note Names SFJ’s Pannu, FIR Not Available Online

In a press release issued this evening, the Punjab government made tall claims while announcing the arrest of two youngsters aged 21 and 26 years by Batala police.

World Sikh Organisation of Canada (WSO) Welcomes Supreme Court Decision on Religious Membership

World Sikh Organization of Canada welcomes the decision of the Supreme Court of Canada in the landmark case of Highwood Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses v. Randy Wall (‘Wall’).

Canadian Sikhs to Gather at Parliament Hill on June 2 to Remember Ghallughara June 1984

Sikhs from across the Canada will gather on Parliament Hill this Saturday to mark a special Remembrance Day in the memory of those who laid their lives defending the Darbar Sahib during June 1984 attack by Indian Army and also those innocent Sikh pilgrims who were killed in cold blood by Indian forces.

Mulnivasi Bahujan Leader Dr. Manisha Bangar Tours Ontario (Canada); Calls on to Reject Brahminism

During a whirlwind tour of the Ontario region, Dr. Manisha Bangar mesmerized crowds of Indo-Canadians with stirring calls to reject Brahmanism, unite all the world’s oppressed people in common cause opposition to oppression, and uplift the downtrodden by pursuing a society of freedom and equality.

Canada: Sikh group and Peel School Board Launch Sikh E-Module

World Sikh Organization of Canada, in partnership with the Peel District School Board, yesterday (May 28) launched the Sikh Faith E-Module.

Komagatamaru Like Tragedy Will Never Be Allowed To Happen Again in Canada: Jagmeet Singh NDP

While the healing continues, we owe it to all the victims who were turned away a commitment that this kind of tragedy will never be allowed to happen again - Jagmeet Singh NDP on Komagatamaru Tragedy.

Canadians Captivated at Captivating the Simple-Hearted Book Launch [Special Report]

Gathering in Toronto on May 12 for the local release of Captivating the Simple-Hearted: A Struggle for Human Dignity in the Indian Subcontinent, a diverse set of speakers praised the work as phenomenal, unique, and contemporary.

Canada’s News Media Council upholds Sikh Press Association’s Complaint Against Toronto Sun

Canada's National News Media Council (NMC) has upheld a complaint filed by Sikh Press Association (SikhPA) against the Toronto Sun about inaccuracy.

India’s NIA Registers Two Cases Against Canada based Sikh Activist

National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India has recently registered two cases against a Canada based Sikh activist named Hardeep Singh Nijjar.

Sikh Youth to Manage Affairs of Gurdwara Dashmesh Darbar in Surrey

The management of Gurdwara Dashmesh Darbar in Surrey (Canada) is handed over to the Sikh youth. A meeting of directors of the Gurdwara management committee was held today and various Panthic were reportedly discussed.

Victoria (BC) Celebrates Khalsa Day for the First Time in a Century this Sunday

"Vaisakhi is one of the most important celebrations for us as Sikhs," said Jatinder Singh with Gurdwara Singh Sabha Victoria. "Vaisakhi and the Khalsa is about the community and the Sikh people."

Human Rights Defender Alert: G.N. Saibaba Denied Adequate Medical Treatment in Custody

Disabled activist and teacher G.N. Saibaba continues to face serious health issues while being held in Nagpur Central Jail in India, the World Sikh Organisation of Canada (WSO) said in a statement issued on Wednesday (April 25).

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