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Sikh Students Now Wear Turban to Indian Catholic School

Baramulla, Kashmir, India:10th June 2012: Turbaned Sikh students have been attending classes for the last fortnight following their earlier exclusion for wearing their turban at the St Joseph’s Higher Secondary School in Baramulla, 50 km from the State Capital, Srinagar. From 16th May, the 107year old school, which has 300 Sikh students, had excluded turbaned Sikh students from classes saying ...

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Sikh man loses Garda High Court court challenge to turban decision

Ireland: A member of the Irish Sikh community has lost a High Court challenge to a Garda decision not to allow those training for the Garda Reserve to wear a turban while on duty. Ravinder Singh Oberoi completed the first three stages of training for the Garda Reserve. He was then informed he would be required to wear a full Garda ...

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Punjab: Girl denied admission by school for wearing turban

However, the school’s principal said there has been some miscommunication as there were already students studying there wearing turban. Jalandhar, Punjab: A family belonging to Amritdhari Sikh sect has alleged that a private school denied admission to their daughter as her turban was in breach of the school’s uniform, a claim rubbished by the institution’s principal. Harpreet Singh alleged that ...

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Australia: Simarpal Kaur – the first Amritdhari Sikh woman to serve in the Police force

Melbourne, Australia: As per media reports Simarpal Kaur became the firstAmritdhari Sikh woman to serve in the Police force with her Dastar in Australia. “Originally from Moga District, Village Deena Sahib, she left Punjab in 2007 to study in Australia. She attended Queensland University and received her Masters degree in Information Technology” The Link has reported. “After graduating from the Victoria Police Academy she ...

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SIKHS WIN SCHOOL TURBAN BAN CASE AGAINST FRANCE IN THE UN

The UN Human Rights Committee has made our nine year wait for justice worthwhile, since the French law was passed against religious signs in public schools in 2004. The UNHRC has once again proved to be the beacon of light for the freedom of thought, conscience and religion by upholding that the Article 18 right under the International Covenant on ...

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