Islamabad, Pak: Sikhs in Pakistan have held a protest march and threatened to launch a countrywide agitation if the government fails to provide security to them following targeted killings of members of the minority community in recent weeks. The protest march was held on Sunday in the northwest Mardan city against the killings of several businessmen in the militancy-plagued Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. The ...Read More »
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Gunmen shoot at Sikh men in Peshawar market, one dead.
Peshawar, Pak: Members of the Sikh community in Peshawar came under attack on Wednesday, with one killed and two injured in a firing incident. Following the attack, protestors took to the streets and burnt tyres blocking roads including the grand Trunk (GT) road in Peshawar. The demonstrators chanted slogans against what they said was the government’s failure to protect members ...Read More »
STATEMENT BY OFFICIAL OPPOSITION LEADER TOM MULCAIR ON THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE 1984 GOLDEN TEMPLE INVASION
Today, New Democrats mark the solemn anniversary of the invasion of the Darbar Sahib Complex — or Golden Temple — and dozens of other Gurdwaras in Punjab, India. I wish to personally extend my sympathies to the families of all those who lost their lives and the families they left behind. The events that occurred thirty years ago, and the ...Read More »
Sikhs accuse David Cameron’s Government of whitewash in Amritsar massacre probe.
UK: David Cameron was accused yesterday of ordering a cover-up on alleged British involvement in the Amritsar massacre. A report into claims the SAS assisted the Indian military before the storming of the Golden Temple (Sri Harmandir Sahib) in 1984 will be published today. But the Sikh community says the inquiry by Cabinet Secretary Sir Jeremy Heywood was too limited ...Read More »
Sikh hard hat move ‘to buy silence over 1984 Amritsar massacre
Amritsar, Punjab: Sikhs will be able to swap hard hats for turbans at work – one group hinted it’s a sweetener to head off anger over alleged involvement of Thatcher’s Government. Ministers stand accused of offering “sweeteners” to the Sikh community to head off anger over alleged British involvement in the Amritsar massacre. The Department for Work and Pensions is ...Read More »