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Sikh MP ‘disappointed’ with UK government refusal to support turbaned Sikhs

Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, the UK’s first turbaned Sikh MP, is ‘disappointed’ with a reply from the government about discrimination against turbaned Sikhs in France. Last week, the Representative Council of French Sikhs (Conseil Représentatif des Sikhs de France) made a global appeal for support to change a regulation in France that bans Sikhs from wearing […]

PRESS RELEASE – Sikhs welcome England Boxing’s decision to overturn beard ban

Amateur competitions now open to practicing Sikhs following rule change.   UK, Tuesday 13th March – Sikh ethos combat sport organisation Lions MMA led calls welcoming a decision to remove a ban on beards in amateur boxing competitions which prevented many from participating for religious reasons. The change, announced today by Amateur Boxing Association England […]

French Sikhs make Global Appeal for Dastaar Struggle as Macron visits India

The Representative Council of French Sikhs (Conseil Représentatif des Sikhs de France) has today issued a global appeal to change a French regulation which constrains the wearing of the dastaar (turban) for Sikhs there. The plea specifically asks the Sikh Kaum (community) to take this issue up with the French government while French President Emmanuel Macron […]

Sikhs await tribunal decision on secret massacre files

An information tribunal on whether the British government must release files to the National Archives relating to official British advice for a military operation against Sikhs in 1984 will conclude tomorrow (Thursday 8th March). A decision based on the tribunals findings will be announced later this year, with no date yet set for it. In 2014, […]

Sikh Relief response to accusations in Outlook India

An article published by Outlook India on February 1st used an unverified source to suggest Sikh ethos humanitarian aid group Sikh Relief’s SOPW project (Sikh Organisation for Prisoner Welfare) ‘is ­indirect support for terror’. Here we share a summary of a response from Sikh Relief in regards to this most heinous and self-admittedly unsubstantiated allegation […]

Indian politician caught on camera admitting to role in Sikh genocide

Indian National Congress politician Jagdish Tytler has confessed to playing a key role in the 1984 Sikh genocide, in a newly-released video, which can be seen below. – The footage shows Tytler confessing to murder, The former Indian member of Parliament bragged about “killing” 100 Sikhs, when being secretly filmed in 2011. The video was […]

UK Sikhs gearing up for anti-Modi protests

Preparations underway to continue #ModiNotWelcome campaign of his previous UK visit Members of the UK Sikh community will protest Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he visits the United Kingdom for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in London from 16th – 20th April 2018. Preparations, being led by Sikh activist organisation Dal Khalsa UK, […]