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Canada Recognizing the Sikh Genocide in Canada Parliament

Discussion in 'Breaking News' started by Vikram singh, May 31, 2010.

  1. Vikram singh

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    On June 9th, 2010 Member of Parliament, Andrew Kania will join Sikhs in marking a moment in history that will forever be enshrined in the Sikh struggle for justice and aspirations for Human Rights. On this day, Mr. Kania will read a motion in the House of Commons for the Government of Canada to officially recognize the genocides of November 1984 carried out in India.
    The Sikh Activist Network, strongly urges all (com)passionate youth to take part in this landmark moment in Sikh History, in at least one of two ways.

    • Sign the Petition (online|pdf) to show your support for the motion that will be read by Mr. Kania
    • Join us on June 9th as we travel to Ottawa to attend the reading of the motion in the house.
    The reading of the motion will be presented by Liberal MP, Andrew Kania at which point the Conservative Government will have 21 days to respond. For any YOUTH interested in attending please send the following information to info@sikhactivist.net as we make arrangements for free transportation to Ottawa.

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    WE, THE UNDERSIGNED CITIZENS OF CANADA, draw the attention of the House to the following:
    WHEREAS, the Sikh community in Canada has been a vibrant part of the Canadian cultural mosaic since 1897;
    WHEREAS, the Sikh communityn Canada is amongst one of the largest religious groups within the Indo-Canadian community;
    WHEREAS, members of the Canadian Sikh Community have become an integral part of Canada’s culture as they continue to contribute significantly to the national economy;
    AND WHEREAS, there was an organized campaign of Genocide against the members of the Sikh Community in India in November of 1984, resulting in the deaths of thousands of innocent Persons, we call on the Government of Canada to:
    1 Recognize that an organized campaign of violence, rapes and killings took place in India in November of 1984, against the Sikh Community, resulting in the deaths of thousands.
    2 Call upon the government of India to take all reasonable measures to bring all persons responsible for this organized campaign of violence to justice. This includes criminal prosecutions against the responsible persons following due process of law.
    3 Formally recognize that this organized killing spree resulting in the deaths of thousands is “Genocide” as per the UN Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide.

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