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Nations Without States Group Urges Diverse Communities to Vote YES in Scottish Referendum

London, UK: The pressure group Nations Without States (NWS) is urging diverse communities of Scotland to vote yes in the forthcoming Scottish Referendum. NWS is a collective umbrella of multiple campaign groups representing global national freedom movements such as Tamil, Sikh, Kurdish, Borneo, Matabele, South Azerbaijan, Kashmir and Baloch. Its activists are encouraging their respective diverse communities e.g. Sikh, Tamil, Kashmiri ...

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FIBA Maintains Turban Ban; Sikhs Urged to #CallFoulonFIBA : Sikh Coalition

New York City, USA: In a news release the US based civil rights organization the Sikh Coalition has information that [i]gnoring protests from around the world, the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) decided yesterday (August 28) to delay a decision on whether Sikh athletes can wear turbans. No deadline was given for addressing the issue. As a result, FIBA’s turban ban ...

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USA: Legal Victory – Veteran’s father now permitted to wear turban when visiting son

Pennsylvania, USA: As per a release by US based civil rights organization, United Sikhs, [l]ast year, the George W. Hill Correctional Facility in Pennsylvania USA refused to allow an elderly Sikh gentleman to visit his son, a United States Military Veteran, without removing his turban. He had already successfully passed the security check, but was then asked by the guards to ...

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UK: Nick Clegg sidesteps Justice for 1984 Sikh Genocide

London, United Kingdom: The Sikh Federation (UK) last year arranged a meeting of British Sikh representatives with Nick Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister and Simon Hughes, the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats at that time. In a more detailed follow up meeting in his office at the Cabinet Office Sikh Federation (UK) representatives suggested in a future trip to India ...

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Letter From Akal Takhat Sahib To Gurdwara Sahib Leamington And Warwick, UK

Warwich, UK: The following correspondence has been sent by the local sangat of Leamington. This letter was originally addressed to Sikh Council UK, which is the official organization nominated by the Akal Takht Sahib to ensure proper standards are being met by Gurdwaras and other Sikh institutions in UK. The correspondence is being published below, along with the original letter by ...

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