Mewa Singh feature pt1

Title: Mewa Singh feature pt1

Subject: Anti-Asian sentiment; Hopkinson, William Charles, 1880-1914; Immigration regulations, Canada; Indians in Canada; Komagata Maru; Murder of W. C. Hopkinson; Singh, Mewa; White attitudes to Indian immigration

Description: Aired by OMNI Television, and narrated by Baldeep Singh Jhand, this is the first part of a two-part documentary on the history of Bhai Mewa Singh Lopoke, also known as Mewa Singh. He shot and killed William Charles Hopkinson on October 21, 1914 and then was executed January 21, 1915. His sacrifice was directly related to the tragic incident of Komagata Maru which was turned away from Vancouver in July 1914. This documentary features interviews with historian Sohan Pooni, Naveen Girn, and early pioneer Late Jack Uppal.

Creator: Omni News Vancouver

Publisher: OMNI; Rogers

Date: 2014

Display date: [2014]

Type: Moving image

Format: Video/mpeg

Identifier: Omni_0001

Language: pan;eng

Duration: 0:09:32

Rights: Please see

Level1: Audiovisual material