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Deaths of Homeless Sikh Men in London Highlights Need for Accurate Data For Decision Makers

According to data obtained from Housing Justice more than 5% of those experiencing homelessness in London that died outdoors in the last 12 months were men of Sikh background. The Salvation Army suggests the number of deaths of Sikhs may be even higher.

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.

Now NIA Wants To Transfer Jagtar Singh Johal Case Out of Punjab; SCI Stays Mohali Court Proceedings

The Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) has come to know that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India is trying to get Jagtar Singh Johal's case transferred out of Punjab.

FSO Condemns Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat’s Statement Advocating “Early Action” in Punjab

An umbrella body of various pro-freedom Sikh groups in England, the Federation of Sikh Organisation (FSO) has strongly condemned Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat's statement advocating "early action" against Sikhs in Punjab.

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.

WSP Representatives Call for UN Intervention to Resolve the Indo-Sikh Conflict

On the 34th anniversary of the genocide of the Sikhs in India during the first week of November 1984, a delegation from the recently formed World Sikh Parliament (WSP) met with a senior UN human rights official in Geneva to urge action by the world body to deal with the range of key human rights concerns that define the decades-old conflict between the Sikh nation and the Indian state, reads a release issued by an official of the World Sikh Parliament.

NIA Want Indian Supreme Court to Jail Transfer Jagtar Singh Jaggi from Punjab to Tihar Jail in Delhi

After having failed to secure jail transfer of arrest UK citizen Jagtar Singh Johal alias Jaggi from Punjab to Tihar jail in Delhi from the special NIA court in Mohali, the National Investigative Agency (NIA) of India has moved to Indian Supreme Court for the same.

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.

Youth Leadership of Teer Group Gets Sewa of Guru Tegh Bahadur Gurdwara Sahib in Leicester

The leadership of Teer Group has won election for the management committee of Gudwara Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib in Leicester. The polling was held on Sunday, Sept. 30.

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 Council UK’s Statement About Meeting with West Midlands CTU on Raids Against Sikh Activists

Sikh Council UK representatives attended a meeting with the West Midlands Counter Terrorism Unit today following the raids conducted on the homes of Sikh activists earlier this week.

UK: Two 1984 Related Sikh Websites Turn Inaccessible After Police Raids

As per media reports emanating from England West Midlands police conducted raids on certain properties as part of their investigation into allegations of "extremist activities" in India.

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 Gatka Federation Organises 6th National Gatka Championship at Slough

In order to induct Gatka into the Olympics by making the game more popular in all spectrum of sports arena, UK Gatka Federation organised 6th National Gatka Championship at Sikh Sports Center, Slough.

Sikh Council UK Facilitates Panthic Meeting: Resolutions Adopted Regarding Beadbi Panel Report, Rahul Gandhi’s Denial of Sikh Genocide

Sikh Council UK facilitated a community wide meeting of representatives from Sikh Gurdwaras and organisations at Guru Nanak Gurdwara Smethwick 2nd September 2018.

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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