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United Sikhs writes to UK PM for support against Rajoana’s death penalty

London, UK: United Sikhs handed the UK Prime Minister, David Cameron, a letter on Monday asking him to call on India to abolish the death penalty and to free Balwant Singh Rajoana, who is facing the death penalty. “Bhai Balwant Singh has already served 17 years behind bars for his role in the political assassination of the former Chief Minister ...

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Sikh students can carry ‘kirpan’ in 61 US schools

Washington DC, USA: Sikh students enrolled in 61 schools run by the National Heritage Academies in the US have been allowed to carry ‘kirpan’, a symbol of their faith, subject to certain restrictions. The National Heritage Academies (NHA), which runs its schools in the states of Michigan, Ohio, Colorado, Indiana, North Carolina and New York, has allowed Sikh children to ...

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