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Sikh stowaway’s death in UK: Third suspect arrested

London, UK: A third man has been arrested on the suspicion of manslaughter over the death of one of the 35 Afghan Sikh stowaways who were found inside an airtight shipping container on a British dockyard last month. On August 16, victim Meet Singh Kapoor, 40, was found dead in the container when this was group was rescued at Tilbury docks ...

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Sikhs march through London to protest Operation Bluestar

London, UK: Hundreds of British Sikhs today held a march in central London in protest against Operation Bluestar that took place 30 years ago. The march from Hyde Park to Trafalgar Square involved sloganeering. “Thousands were killed or had disappeared,” said Balvinder Kaur of the Sikh Council, UK. British Sikhs have also been angered over the recent revelations in De-classified documents ...

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British Sikh Association pays tribute to soldier Lee Rigby

London, UK: The British Sikh Association (BSA) hosted its most memorable Annual Dinner at the SAS Radisson Portman Hotel, Portman Square, London W1H 7BG on 26th September 2013 to pay tribute to Drummer Lee Rigby who was brutally murdered in a terrorist attack on 22nd May 2013. Homage was also paid to the armed forces for the supreme sacrifices they ...

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UK Parliamentary Debate ~ “The Death Penalty and Human Rights Violations in India”

UK: The Kesri Lehar petition asking for the Abolition of the Death Penalty in India was debated in the Main Chamber of the House of Commons on Thursday, 28th February 2013. The two and a half hour debate, started with an opening speech by Rt. Hon. John McDonnell, MP for Hayes and Harlington, who said that the national Kesri Lehar ...

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