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  1. spnadmin

    United Sikhs Sikhs Win 3rd Turban Case Against France At UN

    This is a press release, received by email today from United Sikhs. “The UN Human Rights Committee has said that by requiring Shingara Singh to remove his turban for his passport photograph, France has violated his right to religious freedom that is guaranteed under Article 18 of the...
  2. spnadmin

    World Sikhs Caught Up In France's Battle To Stay Secular

    Sikhs caught up in France's battle to stay secular By Abhik Chanda (AFP) http://www.google.com/hostednews/afp/article/ALeqM5gvpHOc3xQ4lvz_DpQqm-61wW4lSw?docId=f543e88e-2876-47fc-9c79-70a1a51c1137 PARIS — France's Sikh community is ramping up a campaign for the turban to be allowed in...
  3. spnadmin

    World A Campaign For Turban In France

    A campaign for turban in France http://www.hindustantimes.com/Punjab/PunjabAbroadBritain/Sikhs-caught-in-crossfire-of-France-s-battle-to-stay-secular/SP-Article1-1126487.aspx France's sikh community is ramping up a campaign for the turban to be allowed in state-funded schools amid moves to...
  4. R

    Italy And France Gurdwaras

    folks i'm trying to find gurdwaras in rome and florence and got a website but tried calling them and nobody answered. Previously, I've been to addresses and found nothing. Is there an official source which maintains phone numbers and maybe even email addresses of the gurdwaras around the...
  5. Archived_Member16

    World Muslims Worried As France Considers Extending Head Scarf Ban To Private Sector Jobs

    Muslims worried as France considers extending head scarf ban to private sector jobs The Associated Press - April 1, 2013 10:05 AM LE BOURGET, France — Because of her choice to wear a head scarf, Samia Kaddour, a Muslim, has all but abandoned trying to land a government job in France...
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    World France Won't Overturn Ban On Sikh Turban

    France won’t overturn ban on Sikh turban By Sachin Parashar http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/France-wont-overturn-ban-on-Sikh-turban/articleshow/18456001.cms Days ahead of President Francois Hollande's visit to India; France has indicated that it is not going to overturn the ban...
  7. spnadmin

    World No Ban On Wearing Sikh Turbans In Public: France

    No ban on wearing Sikh turbans in public: France Jayanth Jacob, http://www.hindustantimes.com/India-news/NewDelhi/No-ban-on-wearing-Sikh-turbans-in-public-France/Article1-1010262.aspx Ahead of president Francois Hollande's visit to India on February 14 and 15, France has clarified that there...
  8. spnadmin

    Sikhs Win School Turban Ban Case Against France In The United Nations Human Rights Committee

    Sikhs Win School Turban Ban Case Against France in the United Nations Human Rights Committee By HAINDER SINGH Published: December 15, 2012 http://www.sikhsiyasat.net/2012/12/15/sikhs-win-school-turban-ban-case-against-france-in-the-united-nations-human-rights-committee/ Paris...
  9. Archived_Member16

    Legal Sikh Wins Turban Case Against France In UN

    Sikh wins turban case against France in UN Yudhvir Rana, TNN | Jan 12, 2012, 11.21PM IST AMRITSAR:"The UN Human Rights Commission (UNHRC) has asked France to submit a report by March 15 on measures it is planning to take against violation of religious freedom of 76-year-old Ranjit Singh...
  10. Archived_Member16

    Politics France Puts Burqua Ban Into Effect

    Apr 11, 2011 France puts burqua ban into effect Monday - Apr 11, 2011, 06:32pm (GMT+5.5) Paris - A law which bans all facial coverings, except motor cycle helmets or welding masks and masks used for health issues has been imposed in France with effect from Monday. The 'burqua...
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    Islam Full-face Veils Outlawed: France Spells Out Controversial Niqab Ban

    Full-face veils outlawed France spells out controversial niqab ban Veils that cover the face to be illegal from next month, with President Sarkozy accused of trying to win far-right votes From Saudi tourists window-shopping on the Champs-Élysées to Muslim women in a departure lounge at...
  12. spnadmin

    India Indian Government Fails To Resolve Turban Issue With France

    PATIALA: Sikhs have from years been facing the humiliation in various countries due to their Turbans. France is one among such nations where tying turban is still not accepted, said Basant Singh Panjhattha, France Sikh Council President. Basant Singh expressed these views during his visit to...
  13. spnadmin

    Minority Communities Increasingly Face Policies That Adversely Burden External Religious Identities

    NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ability of the Sikh community to practice its faith freely is a good litmus test of freedom for those that manifest their religious identity. UNITED SIKHS finds in the Global Sikh Civil & Human Rights Report 2010 released today that Sikhs...
  14. Aman Singh

    World Apartheid For Sikhs In France

    Apartheid for Sikhs in France The law which bans wearing paktas and turbans for the 12,000 minority Sikh community in France is clearly racist and is an apartheid, similar to the one that existed in South Africa. Where a certain section of the community are denied the opportunity to an...
  15. spnadmin

    World War 1 The Turban That Saved France: Vive Les Siques

    Sikhs Turban that Saved France – Vive les Sikhs By Harchand Singh Bedi - Malaysia Turban is an aspect of the Sikh Bana (identity) and Sikh faith. The word turban derived from the Persian word dulband and has been in existence time immemorial. Traditionally, wearing a turban is a sign of...
  16. Vikram singh

    Sikh News Memorial At Neuve Chapelle In France

    THE Indian Army’s contingent leading the march on the occasion of France’s National Day celebrations in Paris in the presence of the French President and the Indian Prime Minister made big news recently. Few recalled the sad chapter of the bravery of...
  17. spnadmin

    World War 1 Sikh Soliders In France (You Can Download This PowerPoint Presentation)

    Power Point Presentation on Sikh Soldiers in France (by United Sikhs) http://www.asht.info/events/1219/battlefield-tour-2010.html "Throughout its service in France the magnificent Sikh regiment never failed to answer all calls. Its reputation would be secure and its right to fight...
  18. Randip Singh

    Islam Halal Burger Only Chain Causes Discord In France

    BBC News - French fast food chain Quick sparks halal burger appeal See the article
  19. spnadmin

    Controversial After France, Niqab Controversy Now Hots Up In Canada

    After France, niqab controversy now hots up in Canada After France, niqab controversy now hots up in Canada Montreal: After France, the niqab controversy has now hotted up in Canada, with an Egyptian Muslim woman refusing to remove her veil in her French language class in a local college...
  20. spnadmin

    The Slippery Slope Of Religious Symbols In France

    The Slippery Slope of Religious Symbols in France The Slippery Slope of Religious Symbols in France | The Langar Hall French legislators are currently considering a ban that would prevent Muslim women the right to wear full-body veils in public areas such as buses, trains, hospitals...
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