The government of Indian has had it’s feathers ruffled as a former Inspector General of the CPRF (Central Reserve Police Force) was forced to return to India, reportedly due to having a served a government that engages in “terrorism, systematic or gross human rights violations, or genocide”. The bold and
“The Struggle of the World’s Oldest Hunger Striker” tells the story of Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa (born March 7, 1933) through the voices of his family and activists who helped introduced his struggle to the English-speaking world. On February 2015, explaining his reasons for going on hunger strike, Khalsa stated:
By: Amneet Singh (Bali) Earlier this month, in a historic move demonstrating commitment to democracy and human rights, the Ontario Legislature passed a motion to recognize the 1984 anti-Sikh violence as genocide. The term genocide is politically charged and because of this it is rarely used. But, in this instance,
By: Lieutenant Colonel Kamal Singh (Kalsi) Members of the military sacrifice more than just blood, sweat, and tears. I deployed to a combat hospital in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province as an emergency room doctor and soldier in the U.S. Army. We took care of more casualties than I care to remember.
An art exhibition took place at Menier Gallery in London from 1 August to 6 August, 2016 showcasing work inspired by human rights campaigner Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa. Bapu Surat Singh is an 83-year-old lifelong human rights activist who is currently on hunger strike in India to raise awareness for
By: Gurpreet Singh (Rehal) Should the EU referendum result be a cause of celebration for Sikhs? Our recent history has revolved around the Anandpur Sahib Resolution with which we demanded a decentralized federal system in India, where Sikhs are a minority just as we are in Europe. To then stand up and
Heroic Death of Manmeet Singh: A Life Animated by Human Compassion Alberta, Canada: Nov. 25, 2015 — “Manmeet Singh left us while he was doing what he loved more than anything — helping someone else,” said the family of Manmeet Singh Bhullar after the 35-year-old Sikh member of Alberta’s Legislative Assembly was struck