Tears and Ashes. A Night of Remembrance.

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Tears and Ashes, an event to remember 1984, is happening this evening in Toronto, Canada. The event will be a night of reflection remembering victims and survivors.It would be great to see this event organized simultaneously in cities across the globe as a way for our community to come together and remember 1984 and the events that followed. The Sikh Activist Network is organizing the event and have made arrangements for transportation from neighboring cities. See the event page for more details.

From the SAN website:

Numerous high profile political figures and human rights organizations have confirmed their attendance in the recent days.

Confirmed Speakers Include:

  • Amnesty International Canada Director, Sharmila Seteram
  • Journalist for Human Rights Executive Director, Rachel Pulfer
  • Sikh Research Institute Dr. Harinder Singh
  • Langara College Department Chair Dr. Indira Prahst
  • Sikhs For Justice Jay Grewal
  • Federal NDP MP Olivia Chow

Those Attending Include:

  • Canadian Labour Congress;
  • Ontario NDP Caucus Members;
  • Former Liberal MP, Sukh Dhaliwal
  • Former Liberal MP, Andrew Kania
  • Federal NDP MP, Andrew Cash;
  • And, Federal NDP Leadership Candidate and NDP MP Thomas Mulcair

Further, NDP Leadership Candidate Martin Singh has also indicated interest in attending.Additionally, for those that requiretransportationFREE BUSES will be provided.

Pick Up Locations Include:

  • Malton Gurdwara 5pm
  • Dixie Gurdwara 5pm
  • Peter Robertson Gurdwara 5pm
  • Waterloo University 4pm
  • Guelph University 4:30pm

Event details: Tuesday, November 29th, 6pm |Living Arts Centre |Mississauga | Facebook page


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  2. @sjsrana says:

    Come-on, rename this EVENT to proper name to 1984 GENOCIDE, don't hide the REAL NAME!
    The real name is 1984 GENOCIDE!

    Here are some other FACTS regarding 1984 GENOCIDE: http://members.beforeitsnews.com/story/309/257/19