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1984 Living History Project 15 Reasons Not to Celebrate Indian Independence Day Emotion at the Cost of Truth: One Kaur’s Experience Viewing Punjab 1984 SAN Leads The Charge As Punjabi Singers Retract Support For Badal VIDEO | Jazzy B praises Modi & Badal

1984 Living History Project

While we are hearing a lot about the 30th anniversary of 1984 this year, how can we make ourselves relevant to this historic year? Or, then again, is this history even relevant to us? Some of us think that 30

15 Reasons Not to Celebrate Indian Independence Day

Some observe Indian Independence Day as “Black Day”. Why? Because the notion of independence and freedom is a dream that has yet to be realized. From adherence to international law, democratic principles, human rights and social justice, some feel India cannot ignore her failures

Emotion at the Cost of Truth: One Kaur’s Experience Viewing Punjab 1984

I stepped into that theatre not entirely knowing what to expect, but not expecting something like Sadda Haq (which I thought was really well done). And then the movie started and I was taken aback by the realness of the

SAN Leads The Charge As Punjabi Singers Retract Support For Badal

The power of the people is strong. In an article posted online a few weeks back the Sikh Activist Network questioned why Punjabi Singers were endorsing Parkash Badal and Modi (read here).  With a considerable amount of greivances against these

VIDEO | Jazzy B praises Modi & Badal

Jazzy B has released a video endorsement in praise of Badal and Modi.  Jazzy B has been one of few singers that has openly supported the shaheeds of 1984, praised the call for justice and more.  Jazzy B definitely has

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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

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

Brampton Justice Rally + A Message to Youth from Prof. Bhullar

Brampton Justice Rally + A Message to Youth from Prof. Bhullar

As the struggle to Free Bhullar carries on, the momentum continues to build. For example, as more information has become readily available, the loopholes in  Prof. Bhullar’s case increasingly expose the fabricated charges and the miscarriage of justice by the Indian judicial system.  From slogans of Save Bhullar, have grown stronger and more powerful chants of Free Bhullar. [...]

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