Hindu and Sikh Land Taken Over by Afghanis, No Education for Children

Hindus, Sikhs In Nangarhar Claim To Be Sidelined in Afghanistan. In addition to having their land grabbed, they said they are also struggling to ensure an education for their children. A number of Hindus and Sikhs in Jalalabad city, in Nangarhar province, claim that powerful figures have usurped their land. They said this is the […]

Afghanistan President Makes Promise to Sikhs on Security But Unlikely to Keep It

In a press release by the office of Afghanistan’s President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani, the President assured Sikhs for their safety and remembered the history of the Sikhs in the country. The President focused his statement on the contribution of Sikh and Hindus in the country but forgot to mention the persecution faced by the 2 […]

‘From Kabul with tears and prayers ‘ Sikhs Who Left Afghanistan

From Kabul with tears and prayers The heartbreaking story of Sikhs who had to leave Afghanistan due to persecution. Feeling alienated, Sikhs choose to leave Afghanistan Via The Hindu In this May 31, 2015 photo, Afghan Sikhs read the Guru Granth Sahib, during a service at a gurdwara in Kabul. Once boasting as many as […]

Muslims and Sikhs Celebrate Vaisakhi in Afghanistan (Video)

(DSU News Bureau) Muslims in Afghanistan joined Sikhs in celebration of Vaisakhi, the creation of the Khalsa in 1699. The local Muslim groups spread message of harmony with the Sikhs and engaged in dialogue for the protection of the minority community. The Sikh population has dwindled in Afghanistan during the war. The Sikhs have immigrated […]

Ignorant “Sikh” Man Converts After Reaching Afghanistan

This is to clear any misunderstandings regarding the story being spread on Indian media outlets. The man was completely ignorant of the Sikh faith and didn’t know the principles. He was only born into a Sikh family but his knowledge was very limited. A misinformed and ignorant man who was once Sikh has converted to […]