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Saka Nakodar: Portraits of Sikh Martyrs Installed at Stockton Gurdwara Sahib in USA

On the 4’th February 1986, Sikh Student Federation (SSF) members gathered in Nakodar to collect the Saroops of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji

USA: Sikh Servicemen Allowed To Wear Dastaar In The U.S Army

As per the report emanating in the local media , the U.S. Army issued updated rules governing religious liberty that significantly remove the hurdles for Sikhs who seek to serve in the armed forces of their country

USA: New NYPD Turban and Beard Rule Opens Employment Opportunities for Sikhs

On Wednesday, December 28, 2016, the New York City Police Department Commissioner, James O'Neill, announced that in order to continue to make the NYPD as diverse as possible, NYPD would allow Sikhs to wear beards up to one half inch in length, from only a few millimeters in past policies.

Sikh Doctor In US Files Litigation Against Medical Body For Religious Discrimination

A Sikh doctor in the US has filed a lawsuit against an American medical organisation, in which he allegedly said that he was denied a neurology job

US Sikh Balmeet Singh Decorated With “Young Hero” Award

A young Sikh-American, Balmeet Singh, who dared to stood up against a hatemonger, was awarded with the ‘Young Hero’ award in the US.

Connecticut Sikh gets FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award

Swaranjit Singh Khalsa, President of Sikh Sewak Society International, was awarded the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award this week.

Lathrop City Council in USA Condemns ‘Genocide’ against Sikhs

“Please do not clap because this is a sad history that we’re dealing with, and people are still looking for justice,” he said before stepping down to the podium below to present the framed copy of the just-approved council resolution recognizing “the November 1984 anti-Sikh violence in India as “genocide” to the group of Sikh leaders that included Tejpaul Singh Bainiwal of Weston Ranch, a recent criminal justice graduate who is now on his way to law school.

California Cities – Union City, Lathrop & Selma Pass Recoginze the Fact of Sikh Genocide 1984

Union City, California, USA: In November 1984 Sikhs were subjected to genocidal massacres throughout India in November of 1984. The Sikh diaspora in the North America has been ...

Connecticut (USA) Town Southington Officially Recognizes November 1984 Genocide Against Sikhs in India

Southington, Connecticut, USA: The Southington Town Council became first authority in East Coast to officially recoginse the fact of Sikh Genocide of 1984. The council of Southington ...

FBI Includes Hate Crimes Against Sikh in Its Annual Report

This week, the FBI released its annual report on hate crimes, which for the very first time, includes reported hate crimes committed against Sikhs. According to the FBI, there were six hate crimes committed against Sikhs in 2015.

Legal Suit Settled by Sikh Drivers with U.S.Trucking Firm

A discriminatory suit filed by four Sikh drivers against an American trucking giant has been settled amicably

Sikh Teenage Boy Shot Dead in California (USA)

In an extreme case of brutality a 17-year-old Sikh boy was found shot dead in the garage of his California home last week, prompting police to launch an investigation.

Human Rights Issues Discussed at US Congressional Briefing

Major concerns relating violations of the basic human rights around the world including in India were expressed at the special US Congressional Briefing held in Washington on November 16.

SFJ Files Complaint with UN Against Badals, Punjab DGP For Blocking Nov. 10 Sikh Gathering

Sikh activists from North America and Europe have jointly filed a complaint with the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) against Punjab government's denial of permission to hold November 10, 2016 gathering at Talwandi Sabo (Bathinda) named as: "Sarbat Khalsa 2016" by the organizers and retaliatory crackdown on Sikhs in Punjab.

Connecticut Sikhs trying to Fight against hate crime with series of educational presentations at State level

Hate crimes on Sikh community has become global concern now and even in Canada and America where Sikhs are living for more than 100 years it is still a big issue.

City of Fowler and Madera Recognise the Sikh Genocide 1984

Two more California cities have recognised the fact of Sikh Genocide 1984 by adopting formal resolutions in this regard. City of Fowler and Madera Recognise the Sikh Genocide 1984.

Trump Support Campaign misidentifies a Sikh as a Muslim on its flyer; ASC seeks public apology

American Sikh Council (ASC) has expressed shock over the 'ignorance' of the Trump Campaign which has portrayed a Sikh resident of Indiana as a ‘Muslim’.

Protest surfaced during Gandhi Statue Unveiling Ceremony at California: OFMI

As he took the podium at Central Park in California’s City of Davis to unveil a statue of Hindu preacher Mohandas Gandhi, Mayor Robb Davis asked the bronze sculpture: “What are you, Mr. Gandhi?”

Sikh Family’s Motel Gutted in Canada; Racist Graffiti Found

Sikh family-owned motel in Canada has been gutted in a fire that claimed one life while injuring three others as the police discovered racist graffiti on the property, raising suspicions of foul play in the incident.

USA: Hate Crime Charges Filed in Richmond Hate Crime Case

Today, the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office filed hate crime charges against the attackers of Sikh American Maan Singh Khalsa.

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