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November 1984 – Sikh “Genocide” petition to be presented in Australian Parliament

Sydney,Australia: 28 Years after the organized and systematic killing of Sikhs in India, Honorable Warren Entsch, an Australian Federal Member of Parliament will present a “Genocide Petition” before Australian Parliament. The “Genocide” petition will be tabled before the “House of Representatives” during Adjournment Debate (4.30p – 5pm) on Thursday, November 1st, 2012. The petition will call upon Australian Government to ...

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SJF calls for boycotting film festival honoring Indian representatives

New York,USA:  According to a statement released by “Sikhs for Justice”, a US based human rights group, on November 2, 2012 The Sikh Art and Film Foundation is going to honor the Ambassador of India to the United States, Ms. Nirupama Rao as the Chief Guest at the 2012 Sikh Heritage Awards Gala in New York. Member of Indian Parliament, ...

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Northampton’s new £700,000 Sikh temple opens

U.K: The official opening of the new Sikh temple in Cromwell Street with Councillors and members of the Sikh community. A new £700,000 temple in Northampton, which was funded entirely by members of the Sikh community, has been officially opened. Hundreds of members of the Sikh community attended an event at the temple in Cromwell Street today as well as ...

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First glimpse inside £5m Smethwick Sikh temple annexe

UK: These are the first images of the inside of the completed £5 million extension to a Sikh temple, which is due to open tomorrow. The centre in Smethwick will serve the community, catering for everything from banquets to wedding receptions and has several classrooms, meeting rooms, a library, an 80-seat lecture theatre and a bistro-style cafe. The extension to ...

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Brookfield Shooting An Unwelcome Flashback For Sikh Temple Members

Seventy-seven days after the attack at the Oak Creek Sikh temple, some temple members traveled to Brookfield Sunday to help console victims of the shooting at the Azana spa. Oak Creek,USA: Sikh temple members, the events Sunday at Azana Spa in Brookfield were too reminiscent of Aug. 5. A beautiful, sunny Sunday morning. A lone gunman full of rage killing ...

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