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I PLEDGE ORANGE :: GURBAKSH SINGH KHALSA

I PLEDGE ORANGE :: GURBAKSH SINGH KHALSA

Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa has completed over 30 days in his hunger strike.  While pushing his body to it’s extremities, the world watches in hope that his simple and peaceful demands are met; the release of illegally detained political prisoners. As Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa fights and the world watches – do your part and make a [...]

December 15, 2013 admin General 3

Send Your Solidarity | Bhai Gurbaksh Singh

Send Your Solidarity | Bhai Gurbaksh Singh

A nation that proudly proclaims its history of civil disobedience and the right to fast in protest, has dishonoured itself. One man has single handedly demonstrated the hypocrisy of the Indian state. While praising Mohandas Gandhi with each imprinted rupee, it has arrested, detained and charged a Sikh man, peacefully fasting for the rights of [...]

December 7, 2013 admin General 4

Happy Bandi Chhor Divas // Political Prisoner Daljit Singh Bittu has been released from prison!

Happy Bandi Chhor Divas // Political Prisoner Daljit Singh Bittu has been released from prison!

Happy Bandi Chhor Divas! For those wondering why Sikhs celebrate Bandi Chhor Divas and not Diwali – it’s because our reason for celebrating is entirely different.  Bandhi Chhor Divas pretty much means “a celebration for the release of the people” and refers to a moment in Sikh history when Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji was released [...]

November 3, 2013 admin Blog & Politricks, General 1

10 Amazing Facts About Jaswant Singh Khalra That You Never Knew

10 Amazing Facts About Jaswant Singh Khalra That You Never Knew

On the 18 year Anniversary of S. Jaswant Singh Khalra, we share with you 10 amazing facts about this inspiring defender of human rights, that you likely never knew. For example, did you know S. Jaswant Singh Khalra was many things including:   1.    The Best Friend You Could Ask For Jaswant Singh Khalra, a lawyer [...]

September 7, 2013 admin General 26

A Message from the Daughter of Jaswant Singh Khalra to Sikh Youth

A Message from the Daughter of Jaswant Singh Khalra to Sikh Youth

Vaheguroo Jee Ka Khalsa! Vaheguroo Jee Kee Fateh! Today marks the 18th anniversary of disappearance of my father, S. Jaswant Singh Khalra. It was on this day that my father was illegally abducted from our home in Amritsar and was later murdered on the orders of State Government and KPS Gill. Jaswant Singh Khalra truly [...]

September 7, 2013 admin General 2

Breaking News: Police Fire on Tilak Vihar Home to the Widow Colony

Breaking News: Police Fire on Tilak Vihar Home to the Widow Colony

There are numerous reports from various Sikh organizations, blogs and news websites that Indian Police have open fired on Tilak Vihar today.  While India celebrates Independence Day, the shooting takes place in the neigbhourhood home to The Widow Colony, known for and named after the lasting trauma of the 1984 Sikh Genocide. Confirmation of details [...]

August 15, 2013 admin General 2

10 Reasons Some Will Never Celebrate Indian Independence Day

10 Reasons Some Will Never Celebrate Indian Independence Day

Some will never celebrate Indian Independence Day because they know India can be better, adhere to international law, democratic principles, human rights and social justice.  Some care too much about India to ignore her failures, others have suffered and given up. Every nation has shortcomings and while some celebrate Independence Days others take it as an [...]

August 15, 2013 admin General 20

Badal’s Trip to Canada to be Challenged with Prosecution for the Torture and Killing of Canadian Citizens

Badal’s Trip to Canada to be Challenged with Prosecution for the Torture and Killing of Canadian Citizens

  The Sikh Activist Network has learned from a statement released today that Sikh groups intend to  challenge Sukhbir Badal’s arrival in Canada with prosecution for the torture and killing of Canadian citizens of Sikh descent. After rumours of a trip to Canada late last summer, Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badals first attempt to visit [...]

August 14, 2013 admin General 4

Oak Creek Massacre Remembrance Run | Aug 5th, 2013

Oak Creek Massacre Remembrance Run | Aug 5th, 2013

August 5th will mark the first anniversary of the Oak Creek Massacre. Approximately one year ago, a white supremacist by the name of Wade Michael Page entered a Gurdwara and open fired in a hate crime that took the lives of 6 Sikhs and injured 4 others. On August 5th, let’s show our solidarity and [...]

July 31, 2013 admin General 1

Sikh Solidarity in Remembrance of Black July

Sikh Solidarity in Remembrance of Black July

Exactly one year before the Sikh Genocide in 1984, mobs in Sri Lanka used petrol oil to burn Tamils alive. During this period Tamil homes, businesses and families were attacked, busses were checked for Tamil passengers and all other vehicles were similarly searched. What many Tamils refer to as “Black July” is suspiciously similar to [...]

July 23, 2013 admin General 2