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Sisters in Solidarity: HerStory is Ours Sikhs For Justice offers $10,000 reward Setback in US summons to Badal; SFJ pledges to remain persistent and resilient The Sahibzaday: A Salute to the Youth and Women of the Panth When Lions Roar IV – Official Photos!

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,

Sikhs For Justice offers $10,000 reward

In a statement by Sikhs For Justice, the rights organization is offering $10,000 to any witness that comes forward with evidence that leads to the prosecution of those responsible for the rape of women during the 1984 Sikh Genocide. Below

Setback in US summons to Badal; SFJ pledges to remain persistent and resilient

The US Department of State has weighed in favor of CM Badal in the pending human rights violation lawsuit before the Federal Court of Wisconsin. The Special agents from the Diplomatic Security Service of the US Department of State have

The Sahibzaday: A Salute to the Youth and Women of the Panth

Decemeber 26th, 1705 – is a day symbolic of how Sikh history is rooted in the courage and mobilization of women and  youth in the Panth.   In contemporary Sikh history, the sacrifices of Sikh women and youth, have at

When Lions Roar IV – Official Photos!

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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

Khalra Centre and Legal Internship for Students!

Khalra Centre and Legal Internship for Students!

WSO is currently offering two internships for summer 2012.  The deadline to apply has been extended to May 4, 2012.  The following internships are available: Internship at the Khalra Centre (New Delhi, India) Legal Internship for law students 1)  KHALRA CENTRE INTERNSHIPS An internship with the Khalra Centre is a challenging and interesting experience for [...]

May 1, 2012 admin Events & Updates 1

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

#IPledgeOrange – 35,000+ Pledges and Counting…

#IPledgeOrange – 35,000+ Pledges and Counting…

HOW IT ALL BEGAN When The Sikh Activist Network launched it’s social media campaign to Abolish The Death Penalty, our aim was to create awareness about the archaic and barbaric practice of the Death Penalty in India.  We wanted to highlight the many years of injustice, genocide and impunity carried out by the Indian State, [...]

April 17, 2012 admin General 27

#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

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

SAFAR – Sharing Our Journeys: A Young Women’s Leadership Conference

SAFAR – Sharing Our Journeys: A Young Women’s Leadership Conference

SAFAR, The Sikh Feminist Research Institute is hosting a leadership conference open to high school age girls to meet with Sikh women who have careers in various fields. This is an amazing opportunity for young Sikh girls to build links for networking, mentorship and leadership while inspiring the next generation of our Sikh sisters. The Sikh [...]

March 16, 2012 admin General 0