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Did Apache Indian support Khalistan?

Did Apache Indian support Khalistan?

Did you know that the legendary artist Apache Indian once caused a storm of controversy for lyrics that referred to Punjab as Khalistan? Apache Indian famous for his fusion of Bhangra and Reggae, is a household name for us all. But, what many people don’t know is that through his music, Apache Indian was a [...]

July 21, 2013 admin General 1

Another Punjab Police Officer Confesses to Torture and Murder

Another Punjab Police Officer Confesses to Torture and Murder

After the first Punjab Police whistle blower Surjit Singh came into the open about being involved in the execution and coverup of over 80+ murders of innocent Sikh youth – he was forced into hiding, fearing for his safety. Fortunately, reports of police intimidation are proving futile as the Times of India is now reporting [...]

July 17, 2013 admin General 0

Sadda Haq – A Film Review and Reflection

Sadda Haq – A Film Review and Reflection

Written by: Bikram Singh Bal The much-anticipated film “Sadda Haq” was set to be released on April 5, 2013 across the world. However, one day before its release, the Punjab government, led by Shiromani Akal Dal (Badal) leader Prakash Badal, decided to ban the film in Punjab. The neighbouring states of Haryana and the Union [...]

April 18, 2013 admin General 2

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair urges PM Harper to stand up for Prof. Bhullar

NDP Leader Tom Mulcair urges PM Harper to stand up for Prof. Bhullar

Like the late and great Jack Layton, Tom Mulcair has been quite vocal on matters of social justice and human rights. On April 18, 2013 the Leader of Official of Opposition and Canada's NDP urged Prime Minister Harper to stand up for the rights of Prof. Bhullar. [...]

April 18, 2013 admin General 0

The When Lions Roar Festival

The When Lions Roar Festival

The When Lions Roar Festival www.WhenLionsRoar.com May 31st-June 7th, Brampton JOIN THE MOVEMENT We are currently accepting submissions in the following areas for the When Lions Roar Festival. PERFORMERS Poets, singers, rappers an more VISUAL ARTISTS Painters, Drawers, Digital, etc MEDIA Photographers, Videographers INTERNS Organizers to assist in the planning and execution of the Festival [...]

April 16, 2013 admin General 0

Speaker Series | Sikhi & IdleNoMore | March 17, 2013

Speaker Series | Sikhi & IdleNoMore | March 17, 2013

This month’s Speaker Series will look at the concept of Sikh solidarity with the Native movement “Idle No More”. Here we will look at the similarities between the Sikh and Native struggles for social justice through equality, peace, and love. [...]

March 12, 2013 admin Events & Updates, General 0

Sisters in Solidarity: HerStory is Ours

Sisters in Solidarity: HerStory is Ours

  After the passing of Damini, the young women who was brutally gang raped in India, the Sikh Activist Network did an open callout for women to send us their unfiltered raw emotion in the form of art, poetry, writings, etc. With a very short deadline, we received 3 very powerful pieces from Sikh women [...]

January 1, 2013 admin General 8

JOIN THE MOVEMENT!

JOIN THE MOVEMENT!

WHAT Volunteer meeting for Tears and ashes. Get your volunteer hours, meet new people, and create positive change for your community WHEN Sunday, Nov 18, 2012 – 2pm WHERE: Weight Loss Centre, 1380 Cardiff Blvd, Unit 4 Mississauga REGISTER TO ATTEND Email info@sikhactivist.net with your: Name Phone Number School you attend (if applicable)   [...]

November 6, 2012 admin General 1

BREAKING NEWS: Do Conservative Ministers plan to meet Kamal Nath?

BREAKING NEWS: Do Conservative Ministers plan to meet Kamal Nath?

Just days after 4 Conservative Sikh MPs – Bal Gosal, Parm Gill, Nina Grewal and Tim Uppal have landed in India, along with the Canadian PM, it appears as though their colleagues will meet with Kamal Nath during the 28th anniversary of the 1984 Sikh Genocide. Kamal Nath the subject of great controversy has been the brunt of [...]

November 5, 2012 admin General 12

Canadians ask PM Harper & Sikh MPs to visit Widow Colony during trip to India

Canadians ask PM Harper & Sikh MPs to visit Widow Colony during trip to India

On November 3rd, 2012 Canadian Prime Minister, Stephen Harper along with 3 Sikh MPs Parm Gill, Bal Gosal and Tim Uppal will visit India during the 28th Anniversary of the 1984 Sikh Genocide. The purpose of the trip is to talk trade, but human rights do not appear to be on the agenda. Although PM [...]

November 3, 2012 admin General 0