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Sikh Group urges British PM to tackle Modi on India’s purported Self Determination ‘Opt-out’

On the 36th anniversary of the infamous Indian army attack on the Sikh nation’s spiritual and temporal seats of authority in Amritsar in June 1984, the World Sikh Parliament has written to the UK’s prime minister calling on him to take his Indian counterpart to task over the issue that has defined the Indo-Sikh conflict over recent decades – India’s unlawful denial of the right of self-determination in the Sikh homeland. The British government’s responsibilities as the former colonial power, the imperative of upholding international law and the need to disavow the foolish complicity of the then Thatcher government, provide sufficient reason to act, according to the global Sikh body.

World Sikh Parliament Condemns Grotesque Attack on Derby Gurdwara

“Sikhs across the world were appalled at the grotesque act of violence on Monday in Derby during which an intruder smashed through the entrance to Guru Arjan Dev Gurdwara on Stanhope Road and left a note at the premises suggesting the attack was somehow a reprisal for India’s human rights

WSP Expresses Solidarity with Sikh Medical Professionals Serving in Frontlines During COVID19 Crisis

"Two Sikh doctors in Quebec by the names of Dr. Saluja chooses to give up their faith over their profession. The Saluja brothers took a personal decision to cut their beards to fit the masks over their faces. This action has raised questions on the religious rights of practicing Sikhs and other religious minorities. To describe this as a religious sacrifice during the Covid-19 crisis raises serious challenges for Sikhs around the world and sets an incorrect precedent", a press release by the World Sikh Parliament notes.

Sikh Flag Hosted at City Hall of Holyoke (USA) on Khalistan Declaration Day: WSP

In a written statement the World Sikh Parliament (WSP) has congratulated the global Sikh community on the Khalistan Declaration day. Notably, 29 April is observed as ‘Khalistan Declaration Day’ as on this day in 1986 the Panthic Committee had issued ‘Declaration of Khalistan’.

World Sikh Parliament Recognized April 29th as “Sikh Declaration of Independence Day”

The World Sikh Parliament that was formed to pursuant a resolution of the Sarbat Khalsa (national gathering) held in the Sikh homeland Punjab in November 2015 has recently recognized April 29th as “Sikh Declaration of Independence Day”.

World Sikh Parliament Calls on International Community to Help Afghan Sikhs to Ensure their Safety

World Sikh Parliament (WSP) thanked “United Nation” Security Council for strongly Condemning the attack on Sikh Community in Afghanistan and standing in solidarity with ‘Sikh Nation’.

World Sikh Parliament Concerned Over Wellbeing of Prisoners after Reports of Coronavirus Cases from Tihar Jail

The World Sikh Parliament has expressed its concern at the current situation evolving at the Tihar Maximum Security facility in the New Delhi, in relation to the suspected Coronavirus outbreak there and resultant quarantining of 18 prisoners.

World Sikh Parliament Holds Two Days Session in New York

Recently the World Sikh Parliament USA (WSP-USA) and Canada (WSP-Canada) regions met in Queens, New York for a two-day session to discuss the issues impacting the Sikh community globally.

Do Not Let Another State-Sponsored Genocide Occur on the Streets of Delhi: Urges World Sikh Parliament

The World Sikh Parliament (WSP) has strongly condemned the ferocious Hindutva inspired attacks on India's Muslim minority across various parts of Delhi. 

World Sikh Parliament Applauds the UN Chief António Guterres’ Visit to Kartarpur Sahib

The UN chief, who was on a visit to Pakistan visited the Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur Sahib and the Kartarpur Corridor along with the local Sikh community members on February 18.

World Sikh Parliament Calls Upon Sikhs to Free Gurbani Broadcast from PTC’s Clutches

Taking notice of PTC's claims regarding exclusive rights over Gurbani broadcast from Darbar Sahib (Amritsar), the World Sikh Parliament has issued a written statement condemning the PTC Network.

World Sikh Parliament Reported Human Rights Violations by India to the United Nations

10th December is a key date for human rights as on this day 70 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly, had meeting in Paris, and adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

Odisha Govt. Demolishes Guru Nanak’s Mangu Matt; WSP To Meet UN Representatives, United Sikhs To Visit the Spot

In a clear vi­o­la­tion of or­ders of the Supreme Court of In­dia and the sen­ti­ments of the Sikh com­mu­nity, the Puri ad­min­is­tra­tion, un­der di­rec­tions from the gov­ern­ment of Odisha has de­mol­ished parts of the four cen­turies-old Mangu Mutt. 

Connecticut College Hosts ‘1984 Sikh Genocide Memorial’

The Connecticut Holds the 1984 Sikh Genocide Memorial at Global Learning Lab. The memorial comprises of a plaque, a portrait of Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and a Sikh flag.

The Massachusetts State Assembly Welcomes Sikhs and Introduces “World Equality Day” Bill

The Massachusetts State Assembly introduced a bill recognizing Nov 12th, 2019, as “World Equality Day” in remembrance of the 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Sri Guru Nanak Saheb- the first Sikh Guru and founder of the Sikh faith.

Message Issued by World Sikh Parliament (WSP) on 550th Parkash Gurpurab

The month of November 2019 marks the 550th birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism, Sri Guru Nanak Saheb ji.

“Key Resolutions” Adopted During World Sikh Parliament’s Derby Session

A press release issued Hardyal Singh and Manpreet Singh, both general secretaries of the WSP is being reproduced below, in verbatim, for the information of readers of the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN).

India’s Kashmir Move Is A Challenge to Global Security and Regional Stakeholders: World Sikh Parliament

The World Sikh Parliament unreservedly condemns India’s brazen attempt this week to override international law and democratic legitimacy by unilaterally purporting to divide and annex Kashmir.

US Sikh Body Expresses Concern Over Ban on Religious Symbols in Quebec

In response to the passing of Bill 21 by Quebec, which bans ban on religious clothing and symbols, a US based Sikh body called Sikh Sewak Society International USA said: [t]here are approx 15,000 Sikhs living in Quebec who will be impacted by the ban on religious clothing and symbols.

World Sikh Parliament Tenders Memorandum to British PM on 35th Anniversary of Ghallughara June 1984

In a written statement, the World Sikh Parliament (WSP) informed that its UK chapter has tendered a memorandum to British Prime Minister on 35th anniversary of Ghallughara June 1984.

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