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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

WSO: Celebrating Guru Nanak’s Message of Equality

WSO: Celebrating Guru Nanak’s Message of Equality

Source: The World Sikh Organization of Canada The World Sikh Organization of Canada extends its warmest greetings on the Gurpurab (birth anniversary) of Sri Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh faith. Sikhs across Canada and the world will mark this holiday with celebrations both at home and at local gurdwaras.  Many gurdwaras hold akhand [...]

November 28, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks 1

Tears and Ashes | Speakers Announced!

Tears and Ashes | Speakers Announced!

This year Tears and Ashes will commemorate the 1984 Sikh Genocide with youth dramatic arts, a visual art gallery and keynote addresses by academic, human rights and expert analysts on the topic of Genocide. The Sikh Activist Network will also proudly host, Inkquisitive Illustrations from the United Kingdom, a young dynamic Sikh artist, currently on [...]

November 21, 2012 admin Events & Updates 0

Short Film | Tears and Ashes | Living Arts Centre | Nov 22 | 6pm

Short Film | Tears and Ashes | Living Arts Centre | Nov 22 | 6pm

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November 13, 2012 admin Events & Updates, Music & Art 17

1984 Sikh Genocide Tribute: Selena Dhillon – Bang Bang Remix

1984 Sikh Genocide Tribute: Selena Dhillon – Bang Bang Remix

In a remixed, Selena Dhillon has re-released her track Bang Bang in commemoration of the 1984 Sikh Genocide.   [...]

November 8, 2012 admin Music & Art 1

November 1984 Sikh Genocide – #6DaysofTerror

November 1984 Sikh Genocide – #6DaysofTerror

The #6DaysofTerror is a media campaign utilising both social and physical media to create mass awareness about the November 1984 Genocide in India.The name of the campaign itself educates of the fact that massacres that took place against the Sikh community in India went on for 6 days contrary to popular belief. The campaign started [...]

November 8, 2012 admin Music & Art 0

NO JUSTICE (OFFICIAL HIP HOP VIDEO) – MSG Ft. LOGIC

NO JUSTICE (OFFICIAL HIP HOP VIDEO) – MSG Ft. LOGIC

An interesting video from Sikh Hip Hop artist, MSG featuring Logic from the UK. Music is often a therapeutic art used to express an emotion, a space where things are said, that may otherwise never be said or accepted; a medium to voice dissent and protest. Below, this video contains lyrical content and t-shirts that some [...]

November 8, 2012 admin Music & Art 2

Conservative Confusion: PM Harper contradicts MP Nina Grewal

Conservative Confusion: PM Harper contradicts MP Nina Grewal

While Nina Grewal disputes India’s allegations of “Sikh extremism”, her leader Stephen Harper doesn’t.  The Conservatives, Canada’s governing party seem to be divided on the issue.  In publications from the Canadian media, it is being reported that the Indian PM, while addressing Prime Minister Harper, stated “We have similar concerns in combating terrorism, extremism and radicalism. The [...]

November 7, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks 8

Tears And Ashes :: Living Arts Centre :: November 22

Tears And Ashes :: Living Arts Centre :: November 22

Tears and Ashes | A Night to Remember the 1984 Sikh Genocide Living Arts Centre Doors open at 6pm Free Event – All are welcome WANT TO JOIN THE MOVEMENT? visit sikhactivist.net/volunteer [...]

November 6, 2012 admin Events & Updates 0

JOIN THE MOVEMENT!

JOIN THE MOVEMENT!

WHAT Volunteer meeting for Tears and ashes. Get your volunteer hours, meet new people, and create positive change for your community WHEN Sunday, Nov 18, 2012 – 2pm WHERE: Weight Loss Centre, 1380 Cardiff Blvd, Unit 4 Mississauga REGISTER TO ATTEND Email info@sikhactivist.net with your: Name Phone Number School you attend (if applicable)   [...]

November 6, 2012 admin General 1

Conservative MP Nina Grewal disputes Indian allegations of Sikh extremism

Conservative MP Nina Grewal disputes Indian allegations of Sikh extremism

In a bold move, Conservative MP Nina Grewal has defiantly opposed suggestions of Sikh Extremism by India.  While traveling with a delegation of 4 Sikh MPs alongside Prime Minister Harper in Punjab, the Conservatives have received onslaught of criticism. Human rights activists have critiqued the Conservative governments decision to remove human rights from their agenda while traveling to India during the [...]

November 6, 2012 admin Blog & Politricks 0