Washington, DC (May 21, 2013): It is learnt that a bipartisan group of 23 members of the U.S. Congress, representing the American Sikh Congressional Caucus, have written to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), requesting that the agency begin tracking hate crimes against Sikhs, the way it does for other communities.
Toronto, Canada (May 16, 2013): As per information world’s oldest marathon runner Baba Fauja Singh will be participating in the first ever marathon being organised by the Sikhs of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA) in Canada May 19, 2013.
Paris, France (May 15, 2013): It is learnt that amid various protests by Sikhs in the UK, France and India against the death sentence to Sikh political prisoner Professor Devinderpal Singh Bhullar, three Sikhs of France have been sitting on hunger strike since May 8 at a Paris Gurdwara.
[...]I read the leaflet then walked into the march, joining three women who I asked about Professor Bhullar. ‘This is not an execution,’ said one of the women ‘if the government kill him it will be an assassination. If this happens there will be a lot of anger in India.’ [...]
London, United Kingdom (May 10, 2013): In front of Downing Street, dozens of Brits line up day in day out since April 12, 2013, when the execution of Professor Bhullar was cleared in India, and every evening prayers and hymns are sung.
New York, United States (May 07, 2013): In a written statement the Sikh Youth of America has urged Badal Dal and SGPC to restrain for removing the name of Sikh martyr Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale from the Gurdwara Yaadgaar Shaheedan – or the Saka June 1984 memorial.
London, United Kingdom (May 07, 2013): According to information shared by Bhai Dabinderjit Singh of Sikh Federation UK, a meeting of various UK Sikh bodies and Gurudwara Committees was held on May 05, 2013 to discuss the issue of opposition to the naming of Saka June 1984 memorial after the name of Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and other martyrs of June 1984.
London, United Kingdom (May 01, 2013): The Sikh Federation has issued a strongly worded statement warning politicians in Punjab and the center to recognize the sentiment of Sikhs not only in the Diaspora, but also those in Punjab, Delhi and other parts of India.
Toronto, Canada (April 28, 2013) : On a call given by Ontario based Sikh organizations several hundred Canadians including Sikhs, Muslims and Christians gathered in front of Indian Consulate, Toronto to voice their support for Professor DevenderPal Singh Bhullar, who has been unjustly sentenced to death in India.
Ottawa (April 25, 2013): The World Sikh Organization of Canada has assisted in the resolution of a complaint involving the improper removal and search of a turban at the Edmonton International Airport last month.
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