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Sikh mass Parliament lobby and meeting summary

Sikhs came to Parliament yesterday to discuss several community concerns with MPs as part of a Sikh Federation UK organised mass lobby. The mass lobby saw Sikhs contacting their local MPs in Central Lobby before heading to hear an update on community concerns from MPs. The session in Committee Room 14 in the Palace of […]

How does the Indian media know who was raided? – UK Sikh home raids story update

An Indian newspaper claims West Midlands Police worked on Indian state direction and gave out confidential information in regards to raids on Sikh activists. Sikh organisations believe information on those targeted was extracted through the torture of Jagtar Singh Johal, the Scottish Sikh detained in India without charge. WMP are yet to address the Indian media accusations […]

Statements on vandalism of Sikh soldier statue

Sikh Federation UK ask “Was it racism?” whilst Guru Nanak Gurdwara Smethwick request anyone with information to go the police. Sikh organisations have come together to condemn the vandalism of a newly erected Sikh World War 1 soldier statue outside Smethwick Gurdwara. The three-metre (10ft) bronze statue was unveiled on 4 November, a week before […]

Sikhs to lobby MPs over community concerns

Sikhs from across the country are planning to converge on Westminster for a mass lobby of MPs. The mass lobby has been organised by The Sikh Federation UK on Wednesday 14th November from 12pm in Parliament. After meeting in the central lobby, attendees will then proceed to Committee Room 6 to hear an update on the […]

Sikh charity worker selected as one of the ‘Women of the Year’

A volunteer for Sikh ethos organisation SWAT Youth was handpicked as one of 400 guests to attend a ‘Women of the Year’ national lunch, highlighting outstanding female individuals across the UK. Nari Kaur Sohal, a sevadaar (selfless volunteer) of Sikh Welfare Awareness Team (SWAT) Youth, was invited to the lunch at the Intercontinental Hotel (London) […]

How I Became A Poet – J. Kaur 

My name is Jasmine Kaur and I am a poet. It’s taken me ten years to accept this fact. I still automatically correct people when they refer to me as one, before having to correct my own mistake. I am definitely a poet. During my childhood, so few of the writers I came across resembled me or had […]

Sikh PA Statement regarding The Sun’s Front Page 25.09.18

STATEMENT REGARDING THE SUN’S FRONT PAGE ON 25th SEPTEMBER 2018 ‘Today, the front page of The Sun prominently featured a story regarding a Sikh accompanied by an article less than 300 words long. It is ridiculous that an article regarding a single individual in an internal disciplinary situation made the front page. This is not […]