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  1. Sikh24 reported that Gurdwaras were opening their doors to Manchester jihadi attack victims, and also Sikh cabbies were giving free rides to victims. No biggie, right? Wrong. It seems that at least some Muslims and their sympathizers were upset at highlighting this fact. Check out this tweet by a Sikh about Sikh cabbies giving free rides: https://mobile.twitter.com/SinghLions/status/866930974369632256/photo/1 @dineshjoshi70 applauds @SinghLions and says: Gurudwaras worldwide are messengers of humanity . So are the Sikhs and so do some others. But not Twitter user @ShazU_91. She asks why identify the religion of the good samaritans?: https://mobile.twitter.com/ShazU_91/status/866937798686912512?p=p and: https://mobile.twitter.com/ShazU_91/status/866941338742378496?p=p Actually what really pisses off Miss ShazU_91 is that normal people appreciate Sikhs' warm and giving personalities and the fact that they are not bombing average British people, and people are figuring out the difference between Sikhs and Muslim, even people like Katie Hopkins in her latest article: What Miss ShazU_91 wants is a united colored peoples front where whenever the latest Islamic terror attack occurs, everybody who isn't white (West Indians, Chinese and other orientals, aboriginals from various places, Indians including Sikhs, Pakistanis, middle-easterners, Africans, North Africans, Latinos, etc.) get lumped into a single category, and no further distinctions are made. And I don't think we should give her what she wants.
  2. https://www.theartnewspaper.com/news/pakistan-deploys-paramilitary-troops-after-muslim-mob-attacks-hindu-temple-over-blasphemy-row Muslim mob attacks Hindu temple in Pakistan after eight-year-old boy allegedly urinates on library floor Paramilitary forces deployed after local police fail to protect the religious shrine KABIR JHALA 6th August 2021 10:59 BST MORE Ganesha temple in Bhong was attacked on Wednesday A Muslim crowd in the eastern Pakistan province of Punjab attacked a Hindu temple on Wednesday, burning down parts of it and destroying a number of religious statues and other works of art inside. After local police failed to intervene, Pakistan deployed paramilitary forces to the area yesterday. Wednesday's attack took place in the town of Bhong in Rahim Yar Khan district after a court granted bail to an eight-year-old Hindu boy who allegedly desecrated an Islamic seminary. The boy was arrested on charges of blasphemy for intentionally urinating on a carpet within the seminary's library, which houses religious books. Blasphemy is punishable by death in Pakistan, and accusations of the offence have incited deadly riots in the past. Videos of the attack were posted to Twitter on Wednesday by the leading Pakistani politician Ramesh Kumar Vankwani, who criticised the "negligence" of local police as "very shameful". They show a group of men with sticks and iron rods smashing the temple's glass doors, windows and lights as well as tearing down religious idols and paintings. Responding to Wednesday's incident, India's foreign ministry immediately summoned the senior Pakistani diplomat Aftab Hasan Khan, stationed in Delhi, to issue a formal condemnation of the attack and call for further steps to be taken to protect minorities in the Muslim-majority country. Pakistan's prime minister Imran Khan issued a statement yesterday via Twitter saying that he "strongly condemns" the attack and will ensure all culprits are arrested. He adds that the government will restore the temple. A Punjabi police official, Asif Raza, told AP News that troops are now guarding the temple and providing security to members of the town's Hindu community. A list of 50 suspects has been drawn up and arrests are expected to be made swiftly, he says. In Delhi, India’s external affairs ministry spokesperson, Arindam Bagchi, said in a statement that such incidents "are occurring at an alarming rate while the state and security institutions in Pakistan have stood by idly and completely failed in preventing these attacks". Although instances of sectarian conflict between Muslims and Hindus are less common in Pakistan than they are in India, in recent years, as relations between the two neighbouring states have worsened, Hindu temples in Pakistan have increasingly come under attack by Muslim mobs. Bagchi says that in the past year alone Pakistan's "various temples and gurdwaras have been attacked, including the Mata Rani Bhatiyani Mandir in Sindh in January 2020, Gurdwara Sri Janamsthan in January 2020, and a Hindu temple in Karak in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in December 2020".
  3. As sad as this is, I'm not surprised. https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/at-least-11-killed-as-gunmen-attack-gurudwara-in-kabul-afghanistan-reports-local-media-2200403
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    Singh attacked in Leeds

    You must have all seen the video from Leeds of brutal attack on a defenceless Sikh lad. Can anyone provide update on what is happening? I’m not talking about the Singh - I know he’s being supported. I’m interested in the attacker. This was a brutal attack carried out by 15 year old Hashir Khan of Leeds. The video clearly shows at least 6 direct punches to the head/face. It is absolutely in the public interest that this thug be locked up for a long time. Parents from same school are reporting their kids have been punched by same thug. Any criminal lawyers in our sangat who can help make sure we see some prosecution? Hopefully the Singh’s family will receive all support necessary to press charges for assault.
  5. https://www.pressdemocrat.com/news/9845086-181/sikh-priest-says-he-was Sikh priest says he was attacked by masked person in Stanislaus County home HUGHSON — A priest at a Sikh temple in Central California says he was assaulted by a masked person who told him to go back to his country, the Modesto Bee reports . Through interpreters, Amarjit Singh says the attacker broke two windows, punched him and shouted obscenities about 9:30 p.m. Thursday before fleeing, the newspaper reports. It was "country, country, country, go back, go back, country," Singh said without the help of a translator. He said his attacker had something in his hand to break the windows. Singh says he assumes the intruder ran off in the temple's nearby overflow, dirt parking lot. Community members in Stanislaus County called it a "racially motivated attack" against the Sikh community. Stanislaus County deputies confirm they received a report saying someone came on to the property and broke two windows.
  6. Waheguru! Why was such a valuable site taken down? Does anyone have any information on why it was taken down? I have found an archive of the site if anyone wants to access it: https://web.archive.org/web/20180512020112/http://www.neverforget84.com/
  7. Looks like things don't change in the 'Land of the Free' http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/sikh-uber-driver-passenger-gunpoint_us_5a85e21ae4b004fc319027dc Sikh Uber Driver Claims Passenger Pulled Gun On Him, Said, 'I Hate Turban People' Gurjeet Singh says he is traumatized, the Sikh Coalition reports. By Carol Kuruvilla SIKH COALITION Gurjeet Singh, a Sikh religious leader from Illinois, claims he was assaulted while driving for Uber in January. A Sikh Uber driver claims he was held at gunpoint on the job by a male passenger who asked questions about his national origin and allegiance to America. Gurjeet Singh, a religious leader from northwestern Illinois, said the passenger put a gun to his head on a nighttime ride on Jan. 28 and stated, “I hate turban people; I hate beard people.” Singh wears a turban and a beard as signs of devotion to his Sikh faith. The Rock Island County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the alleged assault but has yet to make an arrest. In the meantime, the local Sikh community is troubled that the armed suspect remains free, according to the Sikh Coalition, a national advocacy organization that is representing Singh. “We do still remain concerned that no arrest has been made and the State’s Attorney’s Office has yet to file hate crime charges,” the Sikh Coalition’s legal director and Singh’s lawyer Amrith Kaur said in a statement. “Mr. Singh and the local Sikh community have the right to feel safe. The reality is that hate crimes are not only attacks on individuals; they affect the entire community. They make all of us less safe, and everybody should be outraged by this.” Singh came to the U.S. three years ago to serve the Sikh community in the Quad City area on the Mississippi River as a granthi, an individual who helps lead Sikh congregations through hymns and prayers. He’s a legal resident of the U.S., Kaur said. In late December, Singh, who has a wife and a toddler, started driving with Uber to supplement his income. SIKH COALITION Gurjeet Singh has lived in the U.S. for three years. He has a wife and a toddler. At 10:39 p.m. on Jan. 28, Singh reportedly picked up two passengers ― a male and a female ― next to a tavern in Moline, Illinois. According to the Sikh Coalition, the man started interrogating Singh about his origins, asking questions like, “Which country do you belong to?” and “Do you serve our country or do you serve your country?” Singh, who speaks limited English, was “confused and scared” by the questions. He explained that he was Sikh and that he serves both the U.S. and his home country of India, since his parents still live there. “The attacker’s behavior escalated more and more as Mr. Singh tried to inform him about his religion, about the tenets of Sikhism, why he wore a turban,” Kaur told HuffPost. “As that went on, the attacker became more and more incensed, to the point where he pulled out a gun.” The woman in the car then “forcibly removed” the male passenger from the vehicle, the coalition said. She then apologized for the male passenger’s behavior and told Mr. Singh to drop her at home and to avoid taking the same route back to eliminate another encounter with the man.
  8. https://www.sikh24.com/2017/09/28/attack-on-uk-sikh-political-activist-and-tv-presenter/#.Wc4-uWhSzIU BIRMINGHAM, UK—A Sikh activist, Avtar Singh Khanda, was attacked yesterday, by two men in Birmingham. One man got away whilst the other was caught at the scene by Police, who arrived soon after incident. It is unclear what the motive behind the attack may have been. However, many people are stipulating that the motives are suspicious and an attack to silence Mr Khanda. Avtar Singh Khanda has been vocally critical of the Indian state for genocidal crimes and human rights abuses against Sikhs and other minorities. He is an advocate of an independent Sikh sovereign state and was last year smeared by the Indian media as a terrorist, without any proof to back their bold claims. Family and friends have expressed their grief online as news of the attack spread. Khanda presents a show on Punjab and Sikh politics on the satellite channel KTV (Khalsa TV). He is known to be a kind and caring man to many. Ravi Singh of Khalsa Aid also commented on social networks. Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to contact West Midlands police at the earliest. Investigations by the police are ongoing.
  9. JAMMU & KASHMIR (May 2, 2015)—Situation turned tense after the local Brahmin Sabha forcibly tried to take possession of Gurdwara Sahib Singh Sabha in Kishtwar, Kashmir. It has been learnt that some persons forbicly broke locks of some Gurdwara Sahib rooms and threatened family members of the sevadars. Belongings from some of the Gurdwara rooms were thrown out, along with religious articles. SSP of Kishtwar has promised to take swift action against the accused and promised to arrest them immediately. Local Sikhs have termed the act of sacrilege as cowardly and highly outrageous. A press conference was organized at the Press Club of Jammu yesterday in which Tarlochan Singh Wazir of State Gurdwara Board said that the act of violence at a historical Gurdwara needs to be dealt with seriousness. Wazir stated that yesterday, on April 30, 2015, some miscreants entered the Gurdwara after breaking locks and thrashed the Granthi. Wazir said that violent acts have continued against the Gurdwara and its sevadars since years. He informed that a case has already been filed against one Chander Kant who has in past tried to create trouble at the Gurdwara Sahib. He added that inaction in the case allowed the miscreants to enter the Gurdwara forcibly and throw out the belongings. The SGPC has condemned the incident and called for a strict action against the accused. History Guru Nanak Sahib stayed here at a garden of sidhas known as ‘Sidhian di Bagichi’ and had discourses with religious leaders. A Gurdwara Sahib was established here in 1916 later on by Bhai Sahib Sher Singh Kashmir. SIKH24
  10. 24 year old Sikh man has been stabbed at a Tescos store in Wales by a White Supremacist! The Singh was shopping at Tescos when this attack took place. ...the White Christian terrorist chased the Sikh man with a huge knife and hammer ..Whilst repeatedly shouting "White Power" Singh sustained injuries to the stomach, arms and hands. We condemn this attack, and wish Singh a full and speedy recovery. We ALSO question why the media did not highlight this racist attack...why wasn't the perpetrator of this attack branded by his religion. ....or class this as a Terrorist attack! AFTER ALL the Sikhs have done and continue to do so for this Country! FROM FB NEW DETAILS SOON MAYBE IN RETALIATION FROM THE RECENT CHARLIE HEBDO ATTACK? IGNORANCE IS TOO WIDESPREAD.
  11. Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh Dear Khalsa Ji, Have any other webmasters out there noticed attacks on their websites coming from the following IP addresses - - India, Punjab, Ludhiana - India, Punjab, Ludhiana - India, Karnataka, Bangalore - India, Punjab, Ludhiana - India, Karnataka, Bangalore - India, Karnataka, Bangalore - India, Punjab, Ludhiana - India, Karnataka, Bangalore - India, Karnataka, Bangalore - India, Punjab, Jagraon - India, Punjab, Ludhiana - India, Karnataka, Bangalore A website that I do seva for has been under attack from these(and more) IP addresses that seem to originate from India. I dont understand why anyone would want the website taken down. Webmasters, please check your logs to see if the same has been happening to you. Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh
  12. Del Singh MEP for South East England, is one of the two Britons killed in Kabul Bomb attack... Two Britons were among 21 victims of a suicide attack at a restaurant in the Afghan capital, Kabul, the Foreign Office says. Simon Chase, from Co Londonderry, and Del Singh, a Labour Party MEP candidate for the South East, were among 13 foreigners and eight Afghans killed. A suicide bomber detonated explosives outside the restaurant on Friday. Two gunmen then went inside and killed people inside "indiscriminately", before being shot dead, officials said. 'Horrific attack' http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-25788623
  13. Sat Sri Akal, Most of us know On November 26, 2008 terrorist masterminds execute an intricate attack India’s largest city is set ablaze killing 173 people and wounding 308 more. on India's financial and entertainment capital, Mumbai. Most of us dont know about this incident happend during the terrorist attact on Taj Hotel (Mumbai) It a real Heart crying incident happened between a Sikh mother and his son which was publishe in Times of India Newspaper Must watch this Video & Share it to Maximum
  14. What do you think about the attack on the mosque? Who do you think the culprits are? Do you think it could be an inside job?
  15. Share this news article on all social media otlets with friends and family. Also, be sure to read this article and share your thoughts. I've hi-lighted the important points if someone doesn't want to read it all! http://www.sikh24.com/2012/10/oped-attack-on-general-brar-what-were-the-real-motives/#.UGpSPphyWSo Europe, India, Op/Ed, WORLD | October 1, 2012, 10:21 pm Op/Ed – Attack on General Brar: What Were the Real Motives? By: Guest Columnist Bhai Bittu & Bhai Barapind A week ago, both the President and former President of the Sikh political party, Akali Dal (Panch Pardhani) were charged with waging war on the State, possession of explosives and sedition. Bhai Kulbir Singh Barapind and Bhai Daljit Singh Bittu were originally arrested under preventative measures, but have since seen their charges exacerbated and have been placed in judicial custody for a period of 14 days. The former is a serving member of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) – notably the only candidate to successfully defeat a (CM of Punjab) Badal-supported nominee in recent SGPC elections in the Doaba region – whilst under the leadership of Daljit Singh Bittu, the Akali Dal (Panch Pardhani) has continued to gain support as a political party. It is no secret that the arrests have been to the benefit of the Badal-led Punjab Govt. and the wider Sikh hierarchy in Punjab, including the President of the SGPC, Avtar Singh Makkar who upheld that the Police were correct to make the arrests, despite human rights groups and media outlets confirming that no evidence of banned paraphernalia or explosives have been found. But more worryingly, each passing day with the surfacing of new and unrelated revelations, it has begun to appear that there may be a wider plot unfolding to silence any opposition to the status quo of recent years that has seen the Punjab, and Sikh institutions there, denigrated ever closer to oblivion. John Baird Almost a month ago now, Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird made sensational remarks suggesting that extremism and radicalisation was on the rise amidst Sikhs in Canada. His comments were widely rebuked throughout the country, but in the light of recent events, appear to merely be an opening shot across the bow of the Sikh World. Many in the Diaspora have been campaigning for greater transparency within Sikh institutions in the Punjab and have questioned the unhealthy influence of the Badal-led, supposed Sikh political party, the Shiromani Akali Dal, over the SGPC specifically. This has not been met with great welcome and clear attempts to marginalise the Sikh voice abroad have been filtering through Punjabi/Sikh media over the past year. Baird’s remarks were a pronounced escalation of this strategy. General Kuldeep Brar However, today’s news of the alleged attack on retired Lt. General Kuldip Brar who led the 1984 invasion of Sri Darbar Sahib Amritsar, is even more puzzling and timely. Indian media began to report late this afternoon, that Gen. Brar and his wife who are ordinarily under constant protection in Mumbai, were attacked last night in London, where the retired General suffered wounds to his neck. Depending on which Indian media outlet you believe, he was attacked either outside his hotel or on Oxford Street at around 10:30pm, although we ascertained from the Metropolitan Police that the attack took place on Old Quebec Street, a stone’s throw from Marble Arch tube station. The original source issuing the news is the High Commission of India which reports that Brar was in a critical condition in hospital overnight but has now been released and is recovering in private. The Metropolitan Police newswire reported Brar’s wounds as serious but not critical and that he had indeed been released from hospital after an overnight stay. His wife is quoted by Indian media as saying that they were set upon by four individuals whom she cannot identify. Despite what seems to be an apparent knife attack near the most popular street and area of the capital city, no press statement was issued last night or indeed this morning, but when issued were littered with references to the rise of Sikh extremism. Any native to central London will know that the slightest hint of an incident in Soho or Mayfair results in an instant cordoning-off of the area, which incidentally has one of the highest numbers of surveillance cameras in Western Europe, not to mention pedestrian foot-fall, so one would hope that the Metropolitan Police will have access to sufficient evidence to get to the heart of the matter. At this time, they are reporting no arrests although inquiries continue. It is remarkable to think that in this day and age, this news story is being published by both the Indian press, the bewildering Sikh TV stations and now the BBC with most of the news article leading on the fact that General Brar has long been a target for ‘Sikh extremists’. It is remarkable of course, unless seen in the wider context of what has been happening in a post-Rajoana World. Clearly the Badal-led Shiromani Akali Dal and their sibling forces hell-bent on usurping the Sikh people and vanquishing Guru Nanak’s egalitarian concept of Halemi Raj, have been so stunned by the global support to ‘Pledge Orange’ last Spring that they have moved rapidly to diminish the movement and what they see as the clearest threat to their autonomy over the Punjab and Sikh institutions. Opposition voices are no longer slowly being drowned out, rather they are erratically being routed through a multi-faceted campaign being played out primarily in the media. My gravest concern however remains for the everyday Sikh people who remain sightless to the situation. What will it take for our people to awake and realise what is being perpetrated against us? Must a well-known Sikh born and raised in the West be killed in dubious circumstances or face false charges before we care? Are the lives of the likes of Bhai Kulbir Singh Barapind and Bhai Daljit Singh Bittu not worthy of our time, for us to pause from our daily lives and think seriously and critically about what we as a people are doing? Rallies come and go, protests here then there, and TV shows galore, but all the while we fail to see through the looking glass, where white is black and black is white; all the while we fail to make a change for good, for now and ever more.
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