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Stop State Murder: Orange For Rajoana

Stop State Murder: Orange For Rajoana

“The death penalty is the ultimate denial of human rights. It is the premeditated and cold-blooded killing of a human being by the State. This cruel, inhuman and degrading punishment is done in the name of justice.”- Amnesty International [...]

March 20, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks, Events & Updates 43

SAN Questionnaire: NDP Leadership 2012

SAN Questionnaire: NDP Leadership 2012

Those Who Did Not Respond:  Those Who Did Respond:   How do you envision the NDP carrying on the legacy of Jack Layton, Human Rights and how will you continue to work with us on the 1984 Sikh Genocide?   How do you envision the NDP carrying on the legacy of Jack Layton, Human Rights [...]

March 17, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks 31

Will The Next NDP Leader Care About Us Like Jack Did?

Will The Next NDP Leader Care About Us Like Jack Did?

Note: In the coming days, the Sikh Activist Network will release a Questionnaire consisting of 3 questions with the responses of each leadership candidate that participated. The questionnaire focuses on 3 themes: Sikh Youth, Human Rights/1984, and Sikhi. [...]

March 17, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks 3

Alleged Murderer to Head Punjab Police

Alleged Murderer to Head Punjab Police

Punjab is beginning to look disturbingly similar to the day’s when State Terror ran rampant in every facet of life.  With the recent win of the Akali Dal (B) in the Punjab state elections, some very concerning elements have begun to align themselves under the Badal Regime. In the most recent public display of disregard for [...]

March 15, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks 8

A Sant’s Gift

A Sant’s Gift

The controversy surrounding whether he  is alive or not, to attach the word shaheed to his name or not too, are all merely distractions.  As many promise to spend the day updating facebook statuses and tweeting about his birthday and/or arguing about whether he is shaheed or not, good or bad – what many have forgotten [...]

February 12, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks 22

Activist and Seniors Occupy Brampton Conservative Offices

Activist and Seniors Occupy Brampton Conservative Offices

In a Press Release issued by the Ontario Federation of Labour (OFL) it is being reported that 2 Brampton Conservative MP Office’s are being occupied by protestors. A group of pensioners, soon-to-be pensioners, labour activists and supporters, angry at the Harper Government’s announcement that it intends to cut Old Age Security (OAS) benefits, are presently [...]

February 9, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks 3

Jazzy B-trayal | #OpBoycottBadal

Jazzy B-trayal | #OpBoycottBadal

A consistent trend within Punjab politics has been to utilize the influence of celebrities and singers in an attempt to promote a political agenda to sway voters. For example, The People’s Party of Punjab (PPP) has extensively leveraged Bhagwant Mann, who is also a candidate, to consolidate support for their party, even going as far as [...]

February 4, 2012 SimNona Blog & Politricks 15

Operation Boycott Badal | #OpBoycottBadal

Operation Boycott Badal | #OpBoycottBadal

The Punjab Elections are complicated, the sitting administration is always accused of being corrupt and often it is likely with some merit that, that is precisely the case.  The options are also limited, whether it is the Congress or the SAD + BJP alliance, the corruption is typically one and the same.  In some sense, [...]

January 28, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks 8

1000 Sikhs Court Arrest to Protest RSS Occupied Gurdwara

1000 Sikhs Court Arrest to Protest RSS Occupied Gurdwara

As information trickles in, a video from India has surfaced in which it appears that 1000 Sikhs have begun to to court arrest in protest of the fascist RSS occupation of Gurdwara’s (Sikh places of worship). The youtube video’s  description explains, “thousands of Sikhs were rounded up in New Delhi after protesting against the RSS… [...]

December 21, 2011 admin Blog & Politricks 9

Tears And Ashes: Announcement!

Tears And Ashes: Announcement!

As the Sikh community gears up for Tears And Ashes on November 29th, The Sikh Activist Network has attracted national attention from International Human Rights Organizations and Members of Parliament. Numerous high profile political figures and human rights organizations have confirmed their attendance in the recent days. Confirmed Speakers Include: Amnesty International Canada – Director, [...]

November 29, 2011 admin Blog & Politricks 3