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Sikhs Protest in Support of Jagtar Singh Johal

Sikhs Protest in Support of Jagtar Singh Johal

Sikhs from all parts of Sydney and Canberra gathered in front of the Indian Consulate General today in protest against the illegal detentions of British Sikh Jagtar Singh Johal (Jaggi). They raised their voices against the injustice and demanded immediate release of the British citizen. Speeches were presented by members of various Sikh youth groups […]

By 14th December 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Bergen Prosecutor Grewal is pick for attorney general

Bergen Prosecutor Grewal is pick for attorney general

Bergen County Prosecutor Gurbir Singh Grewal was announced as Gov.-elect Phil Murphy’s choice for attorney general Tuesday. Grewal would be the first Sikh to be selected to the position in the state’s history, as well as the first Sikh state attorney general in U.S. history. If confirmed, Grewal would succeed current Attorney General Christopher Porrino. […]

By 13th December 2017 0 Comments Read More →
How British Sikh activist Jagtar Singh Johal is being framed by Indian police and the media

How British Sikh activist Jagtar Singh Johal is being framed by Indian police and the media

It’s now over a month since police in India grabbed British citizen Jagtar Singh Johal off the street, threw a sack over his head and bundled him into a van without explanation. Over a month later, Punjab Police have not even charged him for any crimes yet or even filed a First Incident Report (FIR) […]

By 10th December 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Royal Mail Send’s Apology After Postman Makes Racist Comment

Royal Mail Send’s Apology After Postman Makes Racist Comment

2/2 @RoyalMail my uncle is a #Sikh who wears a turban. His rucksack contained his lunch, he is not a terrorist. #unacceptable — Sun Kaur (@kauronamission) October 13, 2017 1/2 My uncle put his rucksack down to put his water bottle back in. I then hear a @RoyalMail postman laugh to his collegue run its […]

By 6th December 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Australian MP Urges India To Release 47 Social Media Detainees

Australian MP Urges India To Release 47 Social Media Detainees

FEDERAL Member for Leichhardt Warren Entsch has called on the Indian Government to release 47 young people who have been held in custody without charge for the past two months in the north-western Indian state of Punjab. Among the group of social media bloggers on the Sikh faith is British citizen Jagtar Singh Johal. Mr […]

By 5th December 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Jagtar Singh Johal Case : UK Government under intense pressure to take ‘extreme action’ against Indian Authorities

Jagtar Singh Johal Case : UK Government under intense pressure to take ‘extreme action’ against Indian Authorities

This Scottish-Sikh man went to India to get married. Instead, he was reportedly abducted and tortured by police. pic.twitter.com/WVIoMaktMs — AJ+ (@ajplus) December 3, 2017 Phase 2 of the MP email campaign includes the following template: https://t.co/UkNiKcSfdz, please email your MP this letter & include sikhfederationuk@yahoo.co.uk to confirm your MP has been contacted #FreeJaggiNow pic.twitter.com/zgR6lN0TmL […]

By 4th December 2017 0 Comments Read More →
First Sikh woman elected as mayor in the US

First Sikh woman elected as mayor in the US

Preet Didbal has been elected as the mayor of Yuba city in California, becoming the first Sikh woman to hold the position in the United States. Ms. Didbal was appointed by the California city council and will be sworn in on December 5, KCRA-TV, an NBC-affiliated television station, reported. There are other Sikh mayors across […]

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Realtor Tanpreet Kaur Athwal found guilty in Surrey mother’s murder

Realtor Tanpreet Kaur Athwal found guilty in Surrey mother’s murder

Surrey, B.C., Realtor Tanpreet Kaur Athwal has been found guilty of first-degree murder in the death of 33-year-old Amanpreet Kaur Bahia. The young mother of three was found dead inside her Newton home in Surrey on Feb. 7, 2007. A B.C. Supreme Court jury delivered the verdict in New Westminster on Saturday. Athwal was sentenced […]

By 26th November 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Members of the Scottish Parliament raise concerns  about the torture by Indian police of Jagtar Singh Johal

Members of the Scottish Parliament raise concerns about the torture by Indian police of Jagtar Singh Johal

Watch Rona Mackay SNP and Jackie Baillie Labour, both Members of the Scottish Parliament raise concerns today about the torture by Indian police of Jagtar Singh Johal. The Cabinet Secretary, Fiona Hyslop responded in the Scottish Parliament #FreeJaggiNow Jagtar Singh Johal 1. Rona Mackay (Strathkelvin and Bearsden) (SNP): To ask the Scottish Government what support […]

By 24th November 2017 0 Comments Read More →
ASC (American Sikh Council) supports complete boycott of Indian government officials at all Gurdwaras​

ASC (American Sikh Council) supports complete boycott of Indian government officials at all Gurdwaras​

Sikhs confront Indian High Commissioner at Gurdwara in Australia ASC supports move to boycott Indian officials at gurdwaras Chandigarh, November 23, 2017: The US-based advocacy group, American Sikh Council (ASC) has urged all its member gurdwaras and the Sikh institutions across the diaspora to support the move to disallow any Indian government official to speak […]

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