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With US Indictment Indian Government Caught Red-Handed: Sikh Federation UK

Sikh Federation (UK) has responded to the US Justice Department unsealing the indictment against Indian national Nikhil Gupta for plotting to assassinate a US Sikh activist that was directed by an Indian government employee.

Sikh Federation UK Criticizes British Govt’s ‘Neglect’ on Threat to Sikhs in UK As New Evidence Emerges from US

Increasing evidence from the US, Canada and UK that the Indian authorities are hell-bent on assassinating and eliminating Sikhs on foreign soil who are peacefully campaigning for the re-establishment of a Sikh homeland, said Jaspal Singh, National Press Secretary, Sikh Federation (UK). 

Targeting MPs for failing to back an SNP vote on Gaza Unacceptable: Sikh Federation UK

In a written statement issued on Nov 19 (copy available with the Sikh Siyasat News), the Sikh Federation UK said: “The Pope, Archbishop of Canterbury and other faith leaders across the globe, including Sikh organizations have called for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza as well as heads of state like Emmanuel Macron.

Sikh Organizations Demand Immediate Ceasefire in Gaza: Sikh Federation UK

According to a press statement released by the Sikh Federation UK, “hundreds of Gurdwaras and Sikh organisations based in over 40 countries have come together to publicly call on Heads of State and the UN Security Council to prioritise the preservation of human life and deliver an immediate humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza”.

UK Ministers are Selling out British Sikh Activists: Sikh Federation (UK)

The Indian Foreign Minister, Dr S Jaishankar has today concluded his 5-day trip to the UK.  He met Rishi Sunak, James Cleverley, David Cameron, Grant Shapps and Lord Ahmad. This morning he met Tim Barrow, Rishi Sunak’s National Security Adviser and the Shadow Foreign Secretary, David Lammy.

Deteriorating Human Rights Situation in India Urgently Requires a Special Rapporteur: Sikh Groups Urge UN

Sikh representatives from across the globe will be holding a rally in Geneva outside the United Nations on Friday 13 October from 1-4pm.

Rishi Sunak Playing Dangerous Politics by Demonizing Sikhs to Appease India: Sikh Federation UK

The Sikh Federation UK has alleged that British Prime Minster Rishi Sunak is playing dangerous politics ahead of his meeting with Narendra Modi in Delhi by demonising British Sikh minority to simply appease India.

Sikh Lawyers: Bloom Review Not Independent And Fundamentally Flawed

They have concluded the Bloom Review represents nothing more than the personal views of Colin Bloom who is not independent given his active role in the Conservative Party and strongly held religious views as a devout Christian.

Joint Statement by Various International Panthic Organizations

Since 1699, the Khalsa’s sangarsh (struggle) has always been an exercise of the patshahi bestowed upon the Khalsa to destroy the tyrants and protect the weak, and establish a just society-polity based on sanjhivalta (equality/co-existence). Since June 4, 1984, the ongoing struggle for the establishment of Khalistan is the contemporary legacy of Guru Sahib’s vision to establish a sovereign halemi raj (humble/just polity) rooted in sarbat da bhala (welfare of all of Akaal’s creation).

Sikh Federation (UK) Terms Report of Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities As Disappointing and Whitewash

Bhai Amrik Singh, the Chair of the Sikh Federation (UK) said “The Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities 264-page report published today is hugely disappointing and a whitewash.”

Dominic Raab Under Pressure to Raise Farmers Protests and Jagtar Singh Johal Case During India Visit

Over 100 Conservative MPs, including Ministers have been contacted since Boris's gaffe in PMQs last week on the mistreatment of peaceful farmers protesting in India.

Sikh Diaspora Call for UN Intervention To Prevent Use of Violence Against Farmers Peacefully Protesting Controversial Farm-Laws in India

Sikh diaspora sections have written to Clément Nyaletsossi Voule, the Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association. In a written release sent to the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN), the Sikh Federation UK national press secretary Harnek Singh said that their organization has called upon UN to intervene to prevent use of violence by Indian government against the farmers who are peacefully protesting against controversial new farm-laws in India.

30 Sikh Organizations Write Open Letter to Facebook Against Sikh Censorship

London: After Facebook mass censored Sikh posts during #SikhGenocide remembrance movements last week, a meeting was held between dozens of Sikh organisations in the United ...

Gurdwaras and Sikh Organisations Reject UK Government’s Places of Worship Task Force

The Sikh Network has conducted a survey of over 1,500 Sikhs after the government published its’ COVID-19 recovery strategy last Monday on how the government has handled the COVID-19 crisis from a Sikh community perspective.

Scottish Government and New Legislation Recognises “Sikhs” as an Ethnic Group for the Census 2021; Legal Action to Continue: Sikh Federation UK

The Census (Scotland) Regulations 2020 were laid in the Scottish Parliament on 7 May 2020 and will come into force on 16 June.

Sikh Community to take Scottish Ministers to Court Over ‘Discrimination’ in Census 2021: Sikh Federation UK

Lawyers representing the Sikh Federation (UK) have written to Scottish Ministers for failing to include a Sikh ethnic tick box response option in the Census (Scotland) Order 2020 made on 11 March 2020.

Almost Half of All Sikhs Deaths in Last Two Weeks Due To Covid-19: say UK Sikh Groups

Several Sikh organisations - the Sikh Network, Sikh Council UK and Sikh Federation (UK) came together two weeks ago to collect data on the number of Sikhs that are falling victim to Covid-19.

Sikh MP Preet Kaur Gill Appointed to UK Shadow Cabinet; Sikh Federation UK Expresses Delight

We are delighted that Preet Kaur Gill, the first Sikh female MP has been appointed as the Shadow Secretary of State for International Development, said Sikh Federation UK.

UK Statistics Authority Apologises to Sikh MP for Breach of Personal Data

In April 2019 Preet Kaur Gill MP, the first Sikh woman MP, requested all correspondence from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) in relation to the Sikh ethnic tick box.

Increasing Pressure on UK Politicians For Sikh Ethnic Tick Box in Census 2021: Sikh Federation UK

In the last few days the Sikh Federation (UK) has considerably increased political pressure on UK-wide politicians on the need to include a Sikh ethnic tick box in the Census 2021.

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