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BREAKING NEWS: SEVEN DEAD AND 3 INJURED IN INCIDENT OF DOMESTIC TERRORISM

BREAKING NEWS: SEVEN DEAD AND 3 INJURED IN INCIDENT OF DOMESTIC TERRORISM

Oak Creek, Wisconsin: At least seven dead and more wounded in a shooting at Sikh Gurdwara (place of worship). Our hearts and prayers go out to the affected families, The Sikh Activist Network is offering upto date coverage via our twitter: www.twitter.com/sikhactivist. For Live Coverage watch an online stream via WISN: livewire.wisn.com/Event/Oak_Creek_Temple_Shooting [...]

August 5, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks 0

Tom Mulcair Responds: Tells India he won’t be bullied; stands firm on 1984 Statement

Tom Mulcair Responds: Tells India he won’t be bullied; stands firm on 1984 Statement

Every June and November, Sikhs in Canada (and globally) are curious to see what Canadian politicians will say about the tragedies of 1984. Will they align themselves with the community and provide support and solidarity with the Sikhs as they come together to remember both the invasion and massacre of innocents inside the Darbar Sahib [...]

July 20, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks 1

India’s Foreign Interference: Telling Lies, Spreading Hate

India’s Foreign Interference: Telling Lies, Spreading Hate

As the month of June has passed, Canadian Sikhs, along with human rights activists and their allies, are recovering from yet another campaign of misinformation by the Indian High Commission and a recent wave of visceral and unfounded attacks.  Twenty-eight years after the Indian Army Invasion of the Darbar Sahib Complex during Massacre Bluestar, the [...]

July 17, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks 11

#NeverForget84

#NeverForget84

“The army went into Durbar Sahib not to eliminate a political figure or a political movement but to suppress the culture of a people to attack their hearts, and to strike a blow to their spirit and self confidence.” – Joyce Pettigrew Over the next month, the Sikh community internationally will engage in a social [...]

June 1, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks 2

Human Rights Watch demands India bring charges for new Sikh Genocide discovery

Human Rights Watch demands India bring charges for new Sikh Genocide discovery

The discovery of more Sikh massacre victims after nearly three decades shows the reluctance of successive Indian governments, despite numerous commissions of inquiry, to get to the truth and prosecute those responsible for the anti-Sikh violence. [...]

May 27, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks 3

The Komagata Maru Tragedy – Racist Legacies of the Canadian State

The Komagata Maru Tragedy – Racist Legacies of the Canadian State

Today, we remember the victims of the racist Komagata Maru tragedy that stains the legacy of the Canadian state.  Exactly 98 years ago, our forefathers were subjected to discriminatory polices of the worst kind, so today, we take a moment to salute them. The Komagata Maru Tragedy – May 23rd, 1914 Written with files from Wikipedia.com [...]

May 23, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks 8

No legal shield for Punjab Police who violated human rights

No legal shield for Punjab Police who violated human rights

Source: Times of India CHANDIGARH: Policemen involved in human rights violations by indulging in activities like fake encounters in Punjab during the days of militancy do not deserve protection of law to avoid prosecution, the Punjab and Haryana high court has ruled. It also directed conducting of day-to-day trial of such policemen and filing of [...]

May 15, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks 7

Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) Demands Recognition of The 1984 Sikh Genocide

Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) Demands Recognition of The 1984 Sikh Genocide

“Where does your Government stand on the question on genocide in 1984”- Sid Ryan Sid Ryan human rights defender, activist, and leader. The president of the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL), an organization that represents over a million workers, is an individual committed to social justice. Over the past years he has been outspoken on [...]

May 10, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks 6

Indian Congress leader ‘incited’ 1984 Sikh Genocide

Indian Congress leader ‘incited’ 1984 Sikh Genocide

  Source: BBC News   Congress leader Sajjan Kumar has been accused of “inciting” anti-Sikh riots [Genocide] in 1984 India’s top investigating agency has accused a senior Congress Party leader of being involved in a conspiracy of “terrifying proportion” with the police during anti-Sikh riots in 1984.   The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) told a [...]

April 24, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks 2

#EndRacism – Rallying for Peace not Pieces

#EndRacism – Rallying for Peace not Pieces

#EndRacism “I am not an Extremist” Social Media Campaign has brought young people of all faiths together to denounce racial stereotypes spread by select members of the mainstream media.  It was an organic movement launched by Sikh Youth from the Greater Toronto Area and across Canada, and the Sikh Activist Network endorses this initiative. What Was The [...]

April 3, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks 3