March 2, 2011
by Dwyer Arce
On March 2, 2006, the Supreme Court of Canada unanimously overturned a Quebec school board's ban on carrying Sikh ceremonial daggers at school, ruling that it infringed students' religious freedom under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. The ban was challenged by a Sikh student after a ...[read more]
February 8, 2010
by Ann Riley
Sir Mota Singh QC, Britainís first Asian judge, said in an interview with BBC's Asian Network Monday that Sikhs should be permitted to wear their ceremonial daggers to school and other public places. Sikhism requires that Sikh males wear the ceremonial dagger, known as a kirpan, at all tim... ...[read more]
March 2, 2006
by James M Yoch Jr
The Supreme Court of Canada on Thursday unanimously overturned a Quebec school board's ban on carrying Sikh ceremonial daggers at school, ruling that it infringed students' religious freedom under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Gurbaj Singh, 17, challenged the ban after a scho... ...[read more]

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