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    Canada The Sikh Kirpan: Balancing Religious Freedom With Security

    Dr. Tarunjit Singh Butalia On Jan. 18, four representatives of the World Sikh Organization of Canada were refused entry into the Quebec National Assembly because they were wearing the kirpan -- a religious requirement of the Sikh Faith for those formally initiated. The Sikhs had gone there to...
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    Canada American Sikhs Express Solidarity With Canadian Sikhs On Kirpan Issue

    USA: January 22, 2011. (PCP) The World Sikh Council – America Region (WSC-AR) appreciates and stands in solidarity with the efforts of Sikhs in Canada, led by the World Sikh Organization (WSO) of Canada, in refusing to enter the Quebec National Assembly on January 18, 2011 without their...
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    Canada Sikhs Reach Out To BQ/Bloc Quebecois

    OTTAWA — The World Sikh Organization of Canada reached out to the Bloc Quebecois Thursday in an attempt to calm a brewing storm about the kirpan, a ceremonial dagger carried by religious Sikhs. "We feel that there has been lot of rhetoric thrown around and that the only way to overcome any...
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    USA WSO Protests Visa For Indian Politician With Tainted Human Rights Record

    WSO Protests Visa for Indian Politician With Tainted Human Rights Record OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Jan. 17, 2011) - The World Sikh Organization of Canada has written a letter of protest to Minister of Immigration Jason Kenney over government plans to host an Indian politician who was...
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