A Maryland-based Sikh organization has honored retired Oak Creek police officer Brian Murphy for his service when a gunman killed six worshippers at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek on Aug. 5, 2012.
The Guru Gobind Singh Foundation, a Sikh advocacy organization, honored Murphy on...
Akal Takht to honour Dr. Kirpal Singh with title of National Professor of Sikhism
By Parmjit Singh
It is learnt that the Akal Takht has decided to bestow the title of...
Kohistan 'honour' killing: Pakistani woman Rukhsana Bibi relives horror
By M Ilyas Khan
On a hot and humid night in late August, a small group quietly scales the wall of a mud-brick house in a village near Pakistan's north-western town of...
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US to honour Delhi gang-rape victim as woman of courage
IANS | Mar 5, 2013, 10.12 AM IST
WASHINGTON: Nirbhaya, the victim of a gang rape in a Delhi bus, who became the focus of women around India and their fight against gender-based violence, is among ten extraordinary women being...
Why Honour Killings Happen
By Saptarishi Dutta and Margherita Stancati
In a document filed to the Supreme Court this week, a group of khap panchayats – unelected but powerful village councils common in parts of...
High Court Advocate Seeks Akal Takhat’s Help in Preserving Honour of Women
By: Sikh24 Editors
NEW DELHI (January 2, 2013)–Senior Delhi High Court Advocate HS Phoolka has written to the Akal Takhat Sahib Jathedar to issue a directive in the name of the Sikh Nation to help preserve the honour of...
Bani of Sant Kabir Das, Shabad #5, starts at the beginning of page 324.
Introduction: Sant Kabir was often insulted by some ignoramuses as Saints often are. To them Kabir replies.
ਗਉੜੀ ਕਬੀਰ ਜੀ ॥
Raag Gaurhi Kabir ji.
ਜਬ ਹਮ ਏਕੋ ਏਕੁ ਕਰਿ ਜਾਨਿਆ ॥
When I understand the...
Maple Ridge woman accused of Jassi Sidhu honour killing fires her lawyer
Published on September 24, 2012
By Keith Fraser, The Province
A Maple Ridge woman accused in an alleged honour-killing case in India has fired her lawyer, delaying her extradition...
US flags to fly at half-staff till Aug 10 to honour Gurdwara shooting victims
To honour victims of the shooting inside a gurdwara in Wisconsin, US President Barack Obama has ordered that the American flags be flown at half-staff at all the US government buildings and its diplomatic...
Honour killings ‘un-Islamic,’ fatwa declares in wake of Shafia trial
MISSISSAUGA— The Canadian Press
Published Saturday, Feb. 04, 2012 4:21PM EST
Last updated Saturday, Feb. 04, 2012 6:43PM EST
Controversy surrounding the Shafia murder trial prompted imams from across Canada and...
Eight village councillors face execution over 'honour' killings
More than two dozen others jailed for life for part in 1991 murder of the three children
By Dean Nelson, Daily Telegraph - November 18, 2011 4:09
Eight village councillors have been sentenced to death for the murders of a...
'To hell with them' — father in honour killing trial caught on tape
By Rob Tripp, Postmedia News - November 14, 2011 12:47 PM
L to R: Hamed Shafia, Mohammad Shafia, and Tooba Mohammad Yahya walk into the Frontenac
Court courthouse in Kingston, Ont. on October 20, 2011...
The Jat Sikh minor girl, whose family members allegedly kidnapped and murdered the Dalit youth with whom she had an affair, was traced on Tuesday and presented before the police by her parents. A police inquiry found that she had been at her cousin's house in Theekriwala village of
In yet another suspected honour killing, the body of a 20-year-old youth, who belonged to a Dalit family, was found on the bank of a canal in Badni village in Moga district, police said on Tuesday.
Gagandeep Singh who was allegedly killed on Monday for having an affair with a Jat Sikh girl...
June 10, 2011
Punjab issues directions to stop honour killings
June 10, 2011 8:29:02 PM
PNS | Chandigarh
Finally, Punjab has woken up to check honour killings that are eating up the vitals of the society while taking away innocent lives of young couples in love.
May 9, 2011
Indian court urges death penalty for 'Honour Killings'
AFP - May 9, 2011 7:02
Photo: An Indian woman feeds the pigeons in front of The Gateway of India in Mumbai. Photograph by: Sajjad Hussain, AFP/Getty Images
NEW DELHI - India's top court said Monday the death penalty should...
A POLICE officer has been presented with a ceremonial ‘Kirpan’ sword – one of the highest honours in Sikh culture – in recognition of his work with a Coventry temple.
Paul McNamara, who retired recently from the Lower Stoke neighbourhood police team, was presented with the Kirpan, plus a...
April 19, 2011
Stamp out honour killings ruthlessly: Supreme Court
New Delhi, Apr 19(PTI) Terming 'khap' panchayat as illegal and honour killing as "barbaric and shameful", the Supreme Court today said these should be stamped out "ruthlessly" and asked states to suspend district...
In Honour of the Turban
The word ‘Turban’ is derived from the ancient Persian word dulband through the Turkish tarbush. It is a common head-dress for men in Middle Eastern and South-Asian countries. As a form of head-dress it is of Semitic origin and was an essential part of the Israeli...