What is a Sikh Separatist?

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Updated: 12/18/2013 9:53 pm
RENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) - The FBI says a member of Sikh Separatists terror group was arrest in Norther Nevada accused of helping to plot terror strikes in the Punjab region of his home country of India on the border with Pakistan.

Balwinder Singh was allegedly supporting of two terrorist organizations, the Babbar Khalsa International and Khalistan Zindabad Force, U.S. Attorney Daniel Bogden and FBI Special Agent in Charge Laura Bucheit said in a news conference Tuesday.

News 4 talked to terrorism expert COL/Dr. Dick Hobbs about what these groups want and a little bit of background on them. He explain they want to establish an independent Sikh state in Asia. You can see the interview in this story.
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SikhNews - 12/19/2013 1:12 PM
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Wow, this is hugely misleading and false. It didn't start with 2 Sikh factions in 1978 getting into a fight. It started with the government creating a cult and marching through the Sikh holy city with heavy armament. When Sikhs PEACEFULLY protested, the police shot down the crown with automatic fire. Any search on the net will find this. Secondly, Sikh freedom groups have always fought for freedom, justice and liberty and look to figures like Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and others who won against oppressive regimes. When the Indian government decided that all Sikhs were terrorists and needed to be killed, is when these groups arose.

FoolontheHill - 12/19/2013 9:02 AM
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Sikh and ye shall find.
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