UN lifts ban
Jasdev Singh Rai, director of the Sikh Human Rights Group, based in Southall, Middlesex, said the organisers of the UN conference, which starts in Vienna tomorrow, said yesterday that his group could send a delegation. Having withdrawn an earlier invitation, the UN told Dr Rai it had decided that his submission complied with the rules after all.
The change of heart appears to have come after Britain, the United States and Canada protested to the UN.
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