Militant organizations similar to or like International Sikh Youth Federation

Proscribed organisation that aims to establish an independent homeland for the Sikhs of India in Khalistan. Wikipedia

  • Militant group, and is part of the Khalistan movement to create a Sikh homeland called Khalistan via armed struggle. Government of India and the European Union have declared and banned KZF as a terrorist organisation. Wikipedia

  • Khalistan movement

    Sikh separatist movement seeking to create a homeland for Sikhs by establishing a sovereign state, called Khālistān , in the Punjab region. The proposed state would consist of land that currently forms Punjab, India and Punjab, Pakistan. Wikipedia

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    Sikh organisation whose main objective is to create an independent Sikh country Khalistan. Its supporters see it as a resistance movement. Wikipedia

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    Part of the Khalistan movement to create a Sikh homeland called Khalistan via armed struggle. The KLF appears to have been a loose association of scattered Khalistani groups. Wikipedia

  • Sikh militant group, and was part of the Khalistan movement to create a Sikh homeland called Khalistan by taking to arms. This organization appears to have been formed in 1984 by Gurbachan Singh Manochahal. Wikipedia

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  • Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam

    Tamil militant organisation that was based in northeastern Sri Lanka. To secure an independent state of Tamil Eelam in the north and east in response to the state policies of successive Sri Lankan governments that were widely considered discriminative towards the minority Sri Lankan Tamils, as well as the oppressive actions—including anti-Tamil pogroms in 1956 and 1958—carried out by the majority Sinhalese. Wikipedia

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  • Communist Party of India (Maoist)

    Maoist communist political party and militant organization in India which aims to overthrow the government of India through people's war. Founded on 21 September 2004, through the merger of the Communist Party of India People's War (People's War Group) and the Maoist Communist Centre of India (MCCI). Wikipedia

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  • Jagjit Singh Chohan

    The founder of the Khalistan movement that sought to create an independent Sikh state in the Punjab region of South Asia. Jagjit Singh grew up in Tanda in Punjab's Hoshiarpur district, about 180 km from Chandigarh. Wikipedia

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  • Sukhdev Singh Babbar

    The leader of Babbar Khalsa International (BKI), a Sikh militant organisation whose objective is to create an independent Sikh country Khalistan and which uses armed attacks, bombings, kidnappings and murders to accomplish their goals. Killed in 1992. Wikipedia

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  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots

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    Specialised agency of the United Nations (UN) aimed at promoting world peace and security through international cooperation in education, the sciences, and culture. It has 193 member states and 11 associate members, as well as partners in the nongovernmental, intergovernmental, and private sector. Wikipedia

  • Islamic fundamentalist organisation most active in South Asian countries of Pakistan, Bangladesh and India since the early 1990s. Banned in Bangladesh in 2005. Wikipedia

  • Malaysia–United States relations

    Malaysia–United States relations are bilateral ties between Malaysia and the United States established diplomatic ties upon Malayan independence in 1957. The predecessor state to Malaysia, a larger federation which was formed through the merger of Malaya, North Borneo, Sarawak and Singapore in 1963. Wikipedia

  • The Ministry of Home Affairs of India has banned a number of organizations that have been proscribed as terrorist organizations under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. the banned groups are: Wikipedia

  • Terrorist front organisation, run by Hafiz Muhammad Saeed. Claimed to be a front for Jamaat-ud-Dawa . Wikipedia

  • United Liberation Front of Asom

    Armed separatist organisation operating in the Indian state of Assam. Independent state of Assam with armed struggle in the Assam conflict. Wikipedia

  • Sikh student organisation and political organisation in India. Formed in 1943. Wikipedia

  • All-woman outfit that advocates Kashmir's liberation from India and works for the establishment of an Islamic social and political system in Kashmir. Founded in 1987, and is headed by Asiya Andrabi, who is described as an "Islamic feminist". Wikipedia


Sentences forInternational Sikh Youth Federation

  • Inderjit Singh Reyat, a Canadian national and member of the International Sikh Youth Federation who pleaded guilty in 2003 to manslaughter, would be the only person convicted in the case.Khalistan movement-Wikipedia
  • A leader of the International Sikh Youth Federation complained that no Indian consuls or ambassadors had yet been killed, but the response was, "You will see. Something will be done in two weeks".Air India Flight 182-Wikipedia
  • He had also published articles accusing Jasbir Singh Rode, who was general secretary of the International Sikh Youth Federation, of stealing public funds.Tarsem Singh Purewal-Wikipedia
  • The leadership of Sikh Federation is almost entirely made from former members of International Sikh Youth Federation (ISYF).Sikh Federation (UK)-Wikipedia
  • Dosanjh also expressed concerns over some attendees wearing International Sikh Youth Federation T-shirts, a group he claimed supported extremists.Ujjal Dosanjh-Wikipedia
  • Sikh Youth UK, who were behind the protest, blamed "a rogue Gurdwara committee creating discord".Sikhism in the United Kingdom-Wikipedia

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