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IdleNoMore :: A Personal Reflection of Sikh Solidarity

IdleNoMore :: A Personal Reflection of Sikh Solidarity

Written by Mita Hans The Sikh Activist Network has rightfully endorsed the Idle No More movement. I am elated to see Sikh youth engaging with the Native community. In talking about Idle No More, it is important that we build bridges across communities, see how one affects the other, find our commonalities as the differences [...]

January 27, 2013 admin Blog & Politricks 1

POEM :: On Rape in India

POEM :: On Rape in India

Writer: Nina Chanpreet Kaur Bio: Nina Chanpreet Kaur is a social & cultural change leader, entrepreneur, writer and educator. She is on the editorial board of the Sikh Love Stories Project and blogs regularly for The Langar Hall. Her writing has been featured in a range of publications including the NY Times, Harlem Times, SikhChic and Yoni Ki Baat. For more information:www.ninachanpreetkaur.com [...]

January 19, 2013 admin Blog & Politricks, Music & Art 3

YorkSSA :: 20 Year Anniversary & Reunion

YorkSSA :: 20 Year Anniversary & Reunion

To celebrate 20 years of existence, the York Sikh Students Association will be holding a reunion to celebrate two decades since it’s inception! The schedule is as follows: Friday January 18th: Free Ice Skating event @ Malton Arena (7:30pm – 9pm) [$5 for Skate Rentals] Saturday January 19th: Reunion Keertan @ Dashmesh Darbar (7:30pm – [...]

January 16, 2013 admin Blog & Politricks 1

Ontario Liberal Leadership Questionnaire 2012

Ontario Liberal Leadership Questionnaire 2012

On December 10, 2012, The Coalition of Sikh Organizations distributed a questionnaire to all seven candidates in the provincial Liberal leadership race. The questionnaire consisted of eleven questions addressing the concerns of Sikhs in Ontario, and the deadline to respond was December 21, 2012. The questionnaire presented an opportunity for Sikhs living in Ontario to [...]

January 12, 2013 admin Blog & Politricks 0

What’s new? So the war on women continues…

What’s new? So the war on women continues…

Written by Rupinder Kaur in Edmonton, Alberta The Delhi gang rape has been highlighted and reported on around the world. It should bring a sense of shame to the country of India and to their corrupt and incompetent justice system. However, I doubt anything useful will come out of the protests and calls for action [...]

January 10, 2013 admin Blog & Politricks 8

POEM :: A Note To The Powerless Rapist

POEM :: A Note To The Powerless Rapist

The Sikh Activist Network is proud to present the unedited words of Amrita Kaur of London, England in a Poem titled "A Note To The Powerless rapist". [...]

January 5, 2013 admin Blog & Politricks 4

Sikhs For Justice offers $10,000 reward

Sikhs For Justice offers $10,000 reward

In a statement by Sikhs For Justice, the rights organization is offering $10,000 to any witness that comes forward with evidence that leads to the prosecution of those responsible for the rape of women during the 1984 Sikh Genocide. Below is a statement SFJ has issued on the matter: SFJ is Offering a Reward of [...]

December 31, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks 1

Setback in US summons to Badal; SFJ pledges to remain persistent and resilient

Setback in US summons to Badal; SFJ pledges to remain persistent and resilient

The US Department of State has weighed in favor of CM Badal in the pending human rights violation lawsuit before the Federal Court of Wisconsin. The Special agents from the Diplomatic Security Service of the US Department of State have submitted sworn statements to the US court claiming that Badal was not served with the [...]

December 28, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks 0

The Sahibzaday: A Salute to the Youth and Women of the Panth

The Sahibzaday: A Salute to the Youth and Women of the Panth

Decemeber 26th, 1705 – is a day symbolic of how Sikh history is rooted in the courage and mobilization of women and  youth in the Panth.   In contemporary Sikh history, the sacrifices of Sikh women and youth, have at times been neglected – but on this day, we remember the vigour with which Panthic [...]

December 26, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks 3

When Lions Roar IV – Official Photos!

When Lions Roar IV – Official Photos!

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December 24, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks, Events & Updates, Music & Art 0