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US Pardons for Accused War Criminals, Contrary to International Law: UN Rights Office

A presidential pardon for two United States soldiers accused of war crimes, and a sentence reduction for a third, “run against the letter and the spirit of international law which requires accountability for such violations”, the United Nations human rights wing said on Tuesday.

Joint Hindu-Muslim Delegation Thanks Ro Khanna for Rejecting Hindutva

A joint delegation of Hindu and Muslim organizational leaders met with US Congressman Ro Khanna on October 21 to thank him for his recent statement rejecting the political ideology of Hindutva.

North Dakota Becomes 11th State of USA to Teach About Sikhi

The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI) recently released new social studies standards, which for the first time ever include Sikhism.

Sikh Body Writes An Open Letter to US President Donald Trump on Kashmir Issue

A Punjab based pro-freedom Sikh group- Dal Khalsa, has written an open letter to President of Untied States Donald Trump on Kashmir issue.

Modi Dispensation Murdered Democracy; Plunged Region Into Further Turmoil : SAD Mann, Dal Khalsa

Endorsing the Kashmiris’ unequivocal right to self determination, the SAD (Amritsar) and Dal Khalsa said by scrapping article 370 of the constitution, the government of India has plunged the region into further turmoil.

India’s Move in Kashmir Threatens Regional Stability: Pak PM Imran Khan

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has condemned the "irresponsible, unilateral and irrational behaviour" by India in the 'disputed' territory of Kashmir, with the country's top civilian and military leaderships warning New Delhi's crackdown was destabilising the region.

India Alerts Army and Air Force As Rajya Sabha Debates Revocation of Art 370

The Indian Government on Monday moved a resolution in Rajya Sabha to scrap Article 370 of the Indian Constitution that gives special status to internationally disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir, partially controlled by India and Pakistan.

Copy of Order Issued by Indian President to Apply Indian Constitution on Jammu and Kashmir

Indian government's Minister of Home Affairs Amit Shah today moved a Constitutional Amendment Bill to revoke Article 370 of the Indian Constitution. He also moved a bill to reorganise the state of Jammu and Kashmir and make it a Union Territory and Ladakh to be Union Territory without legislature.

Amit Shah Moves Amendment Moved To Revoke Article 370; Reorganize Jammu and Kashmir

Indian government's Minister of Home Affairs Amit Shah today moved a Constitutional Amendment Bill to revoke Article 370 of the Indian Constitution. He also moved a bill to reorganise the state of Jammu and Kashmir and make it a Union Territory and Ladakh to be Union Territory without legislature.

Kashmiris Must Be Allowed To Exercise Right To Self Determination: Pak PM Imran Khan

Amidst reports of panic amongst Kashmiris in Indian administered Kashmir, caused by a series of orders and announcements by the Indian establishment, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said that Kashmiris must be allowed to exercise their right to self determination according to UN SC resolutions.

Religious Freedom Continue to Suffer Under Modi Rule: US Report

A latest report by US Commission on International Religious Freedom noted that in 2018 religious freedom conditions in India continued a downward trend. The 2019 report released few days back notes that religious freedom has come under attack in recent years with the growth of exclusionary extremist narratives—including, at times, the government’s allowance and encouragement of mob violence against religious minorities—that have facilitated an egregious and ongoing campaign of violence, intimidation, and harassment against non-Hindu and lower-caste Hindu minorities.

USA: Two Dead, 4 Injured In University fo North Carolina Shooting

Two people were killed and four others wounded, two with life-threatening injuries, in a shooting on Tuesday at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, area emergency management officials said.

U.S. Presidential Candidate Tulsi Gabbard Faces Protest for Ties with HIndutva Fountainhead RSS

Approximately 25 demonstrators protested against U.S. Congresswoman Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) as she campaigned for president in Los Angeles, CA on March 30.

US To Terminate GSP Trade Preference for India

The US President Donald Trump's administration has expressed its intentions to scrap Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) trade preference for India.

Government Shutdown – Sikhs Opens Doors of Sikh Centres Across the USA for Assistance

Sikhs across the United States opened doors of Gurdwara Sahibs and other Sikh centres to offer assistance during US government shutdown. In a community update, the United Sikhs said that it has initiated a Temporary National Assistance Program (TNAP).

US ‘War on Terror’ has Killed over Half a Million People: Study Titled Costs of War

Hundreds of thousands of people in Afghanistan, Iraq and Pakistan have been killed due to the so-called "war on terror" launched by the United States in the wake of the September 11, 2001 attack, according to a new study.

US President Donald Trump turns down India’s invite for Republic Day celebrations

US President Donald Trump has reportedly turned down the Indian government's invite to visit Indian subcontinent on January 26 that is marked by the Indian government as "Republic Day".

28 Day of Seva Projects Across America to #RememberOakCreek: Sikh Coalition

Inspired by the Oak Creek community’s resilience and Chardikala (Sikh concept of eternal optimism), the Sikh Coalition partnered with Sikh leaders from coast to coast last weekend for the sixth annual National Day of Seva (selfless community service).

United Sikhs Partner with NYC Dept. of Education to Launch Sikh Lesson Plans

United Sikhs, in partnership with the NYC Dept. of Education, has announced a new Sikh-focused lesson plans for elementary and middle school students. The lesson plans are entitled Creating Political Cartoons: Civil Rights in the USA and The Teachings of Sikhism, and support 5th and 6th graders in learning about the lives of Sikh Americans through U.S. civil rights and world religions.

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.

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