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Sikh Council UK welcomes legal steps on 1984 disclosures

Sikh Council UK welcomes the legal steps being undertaken to seek disclosure of any British link to Operation Blue Star in 1984. Freelance journalist Phil Miller is pursuing a claim before the Freedom of Information Tribunal for disclosure of the files that have not been released under the 30 year rule. Separately Sikh Federation UK […]

Merlin Group adopts new kirpan policy

Sikh Council UK is pleased to report Merlin Entertainments Group has adopted a policy agreeing to Sikhs wearing kirpans at its venues in the United Kingdom. The company is the largest European entertainments group operating in Europe and runs 124 attractions across the world. The company’s venues in the United Kingdom include Alton Towers, Madame […]

Sikh Council UK raises concerns with Met Police on Sikh race hate attack

Sikh Council UK has today raised its concerns with the Metropolitan Police following the attack on Ravneet Singh. The attack, which took place on Wednesday in the Parliament estate whilst Ravneet Singh, CEO of EcoSikh, was waiting to enter the Portcullis House to see MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi. A man shouted ‘go home Muslim’ and […]

Sikh Council UK calls for arrest of Jagdish Tytler

Sikh Council UK has joined the calls from Sikhs in India and across the world for the immediate arrest of Jagdish Tytler following the release of video footage appearing to be of a sting operation in which Tytler confessed to involvement in the anti-Sikh killings in Delhi in 1984 and mocked the campaign for justice […]

Sikh Council UK members pledge support for National Sikh War Memorial

Sikh Council UK representatives attended the official launch of the campaign led by Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi for a memorial in London to commemorate the sacrifices of Sikh soldiers in the world wars and pledged to support the various work streams involved in the project. Tanmanjeet Singh launched the campaign before a packed committee room in […]