World Sikh Organization Renews Demand for Justice for Victims of 1984 Massacre in India’s Capital

The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) expresses concern over the denial of justice to the victims of state organized and directed massacre of innocent Sikhs in November 1984.

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Mixed Reviews of recent Air India Inquiry Decision

Ottawa – October 29, 2007. The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) receives today’s decision on its applications to the Air India Inquiry with mixed feelings. 

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World Sikh Organization Disappointed with Bruce Allen's mediocre apology and expects CRTC to Show 'Zero Tolerance' for such views

Ottawa – September 27, 2007. The World Sikh Organization (WSO) is disappointed to read Bruce Allen’s cosmetic apology, attempting to blame the media for “sensationalizing” his editorial “rant”. It is quite evident from his written commentary in the Vancouver Sun as well as diatribe on CKNW Radio on September 26th that he refuses to grasp the depth of pain he has inflicted on minorities in general and the Sikhs in particular.

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World Sikh Organization Air India Inquiry

TORONTO, Sept. 26 /CNW/ - Reports that Gian Singh Sandhu of the World Sikh Organization met and advised Lal Singh are categorically false and unconditionally denied by Gian Singh Sandhu

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World Sikh Organization Supports Inclusive Public Education

The World Sikh Organization Canada expresses support for the funding of faith-based schools that meet provincial standards.

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WSO Expresses Concern over TSA's Headgear Screening Policy

The World Sikh Organization (WSO) expresses concern over the recent policy change by the US Transport Security Administration (TSA) which specifically includes the turban as an example of something that could be used to hide non-metallic threat items and allows for secondary screening and pat-downs. While we appreciate the utmost need to ensure security for all air travellers, WSO is concerned that the specific targeting of the turban as a security threat will have an enormous negative impact on the Sikh community.

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World Sikh Organization Welcomes Passport Canada Apology

The Word Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) welcomes the announcement by Passport Canada that they will be offering an apology and issuing travel documents to the Sidhu family of Surrey, British Columbia. The Sidhu children's passport applications had been rejected due to the wearing of Sikh religious head-gear.

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World Sikh Organization Expresses Concern over Rejected Passport Applications

The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) expresses concern over the rejected passport applications of three young Sikh children, Gurmant Singh Sidhu, Gurleen Kaur Sidhu and Ravneet Kaur Sidhu of Surrey, British Columbia.

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Breaking the Silence

The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) has read the story "Operation Silence" by Tehelka.com with considerable interest.

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World Sikh Organization Welcomes CIC Name Change Policy

The Word Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) welcomes Canada Immigration & Citizenship (CIC) Minister, The Hon. Diane Finley's statement clarifying that Sikh applicants for immigration will not be required to change their surnames of "Singh" and "Kaur".

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