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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

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

NDP passes resolution to recognize Jaswant Singh Khalra as an “Important Defender of Human Rights”

NDP passes resolution to recognize Jaswant Singh Khalra as an “Important Defender of Human Rights”

With thunderous applause and support at the federal NDP convention in Montreal, a resolution to recognize Jaswant Singh Khalra as a defender of human rights was passed by the membership of Canada’s NDP unanimously. The resolution sets an unprecedented standard. In adopting the recognition of Jaswant Singh Khalra as a defender of human rights as [...]

April 15, 2013 admin Blog & Politricks 0

A Letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs regarding Prof. Devinderpal Singh Bhullar

A Letter to the Minister of Foreign Affairs regarding Prof. Devinderpal Singh Bhullar

The Canadian Sikh Coalition strongly condemns the rejection of the mercy petition of Professor Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar. Prof. Bhullar was sentenced to death by a trial court in Delhi on 25th August 2001 under the draconian Terrorist Activities Disruptive (TADA) Act, which has been consistently used as a tool of the Indian state and [...]

April 15, 2013 admin Blog & Politricks 0

SGPC turns its back on the Sikh Community; Retracts support for SADDA HAQ

SGPC turns its back on the Sikh Community; Retracts support for SADDA HAQ

Sources: Hindustan Times and Jago Punjab If news being reported by Indian media agencies is accurate, Avtar Makkar President of the SGPC in a drastic move has decided to pull the carpet out from underneath the Sikh community, artistic freedom and the most fundamental right of freedom of expression.  News agencies are citing Makkar as [...]

April 8, 2013 admin Blog & Politricks 23

SADDA HAQ Banned in Punjab

SADDA HAQ Banned in Punjab

One day before its release, the movie Sadda Haq has been banned in punjab after the Punjab Police reviewed the movie and ordered a ban. The ban does not come as a suprise but rather serves as a severe blow to Freedom of Expression India, which prides its self on being the world largest democracy. Further, [...]

April 4, 2013 admin Blog & Politricks, Events & Updates 5

Ghadar Movement Conference | York University

Ghadar Movement Conference | York University

On the centenary of the Ghadar Movement, a conference is being called at York University in Toronto to honour and remember its history, and its contemporary relevance to the revolutionary struggle of people of the Indian subcontinent. The conference is being organized in collaboration with the Ghadar Centenary Committee Toronto. It is sponsored by the Faculty [...]

March 31, 2013 admin Events & Updates 0

Meet a Professional Day | Ontario Khalsa Darbar

Meet a Professional Day | Ontario Khalsa Darbar

Are you a highschool student, and confused about what you want to become in life? What courses to choose? What programs to apply for? Are you in university/college, and unaware of the opportunities out there? Are you applying for a position in a competitive field, and need tips on how to improve your chances? Come to Ontario Khalsa Darbar on Sunday April [...]

March 31, 2013 admin Events & Updates 0

Shaheed Bhagat Singh | A Bloodline of Revolution from 1931 to 1984

Shaheed Bhagat Singh | A Bloodline of Revolution from 1931 to 1984

March 23rd, 2013 marks the Anniversary of the Martyrdom of Shaheed Bhagat Singh. Bhagat Singh is a legend in many circles, a man who gave his life to secure the freedom of India from Colonial Rule.  Today, many celebrate his bravery and he has become somewhat of an icon.  Unfortunately, like other popular revolutionaries, such [...]

March 23, 2013 admin Blog & Politricks 5

Bhaar – Unthinkable Burden | Toronto Screening | March 23 & 24

Bhaar – Unthinkable Burden | Toronto Screening | March 23 & 24

A real life story through the eyes of a young Sikh male depicting the dark chapter of state-sanctioned violence in Punjab. This story takes you through the life experiences of Punjabi's who were subjected to torture at the hands of the Indian police. [...]

March 20, 2013 admin Events & Updates 1

Sikhi is… | Sikh Awareness Day | March 21

Sikhi is… | Sikh Awareness Day | March 21

Facebook Event: https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/34… With over 400 turbans tied across Ontario Universities last year, Sikh Awareness Week’s Annual Turban Tying Day is back!   Check out your local Sikh Awareness Day: ———- Waterloo SSA/SAN: Sikh Awareness Week Presents: Turban Tying – March 21st (9am-4pm) ———- UOIT SAN: UOIT Sikh Awareness Day – March 28th (11am-3pm) ———- McMaster [...]

March 20, 2013 admin Events & Updates 1