UK: Indirect Religious Discrimination: Blanket “No Beards” Policy Indirectly Discriminated Against Sikh Job Applicant

Mr Sethi is a Sikh who adheres strictly to Kesh, which is the requirement that the hair of the body not be cut. Because of his belief in Kesh, Mr Sethi never cuts his beard. THE FACTS Mr Sethi is a Sikh who adheres strictly to Kesh, which is […]

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Two arrested as three men ‘from Sikh community’ stabbed to death in Ilford

Two arrested as three men 'from Sikh community' stabbed to death in Ilford

Forensics officers at the scene in Seven Kings, Ilford after a multiple stabbing Credit: PA The stabbing of three men in a street brawl involving groups from the Sikh community has been described as ‘bloodbath’ by local residents. The victims named locally by family and friends as Narinder Singh, […]

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20-year-old Sikh student murdered in Nottingham city centre

20-year-old Sikh student murdered in Nottingham city centre

Arjun Singh. (Image courtesy: Nottinghamshire Police) A 20-year-old British Sikh student has been murdered in Nottingham city centre. Arjun Singh, a student at Nottingham Trent University, died on Sunday, 19 January, after being assaulted near the Slug and Lettuce pub in Long Row, in Nottingham city centre, just before […]

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South Asian Americans protest India’s citizenship bill

South Asian Americans protest India's citizenship bill

Activists of All Assam Students Union and 30 other indigenous organizations participate in a torch procession against the Citizenship Amendment Act in Gauhati, India, on Jan. 11, 2020. From student activists to CEOs to members of Congress, South Asian Americans are protesting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Citizenship Amendment […]

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Pakistani, Kashmiri, Sikh diaspora to hold a massive protest outside Indian High Commission on Jan 26

Pakistani, Kashmiri, Sikh diaspora to hold a massive protest outside Indian High Commission on Jan 26

LONDON, Jan 18 (APP):Pakistani, Kashmiri, Sikh diaspora have announced to jointly organize a massive protest outside Indian High Commission London on January 26, 2020, and mark republic day of India as a “Black day”. Announcement to this effect was made in Birmingham (UK) at a joint Press conference on […]

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