Sikh Perspective Too Often Missing From Canadian Coverage Of Sikhs
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Sikh Perspective Too Often Missing From Canadian Coverage Of Sikhs
Some veteran reporters show outright hostility, as if their 30-year-old notes have finally become topical again, and they can dust them off for one more go.

As a Sikh, the past few weeks, during and after Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s visit to India, have been frustrating.

It is frustrating when a foreign government equates protected freedom of expression — political speech surrounding Sikh self-determination (i.e., Khalistan) or advocacy work raising awareness of human rights abuses and organized violence against minorities in India, such as the 1984 Sikh Genocide — to the rise of “radicalism” and “extremism” in the Sikh Canadian community.

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