World Sikh Organization of Canada - advocacy

By: World Sikh  09-12-2011
Keywords: Human Rights

by: 

Balpreet Singh Boparai

As a Sikh Canadian, who was born in a Toronto suburb, roots for the Leafs, did law at the University of Ottawa, and works for a human rights organization, I'm astounded to hear claims from politicians that so-called "Sikh extremism" in on the rise.

Keywords: Human Rights

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