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Maryland (USA): 22nd Annual Sikh Youth Gurmat Camp from 29 July to Aug. 5

Guru Harkrishan Institute of Sikh Studies (GHISS) announced to hold 22nd Annual Sikh Youth Gurmat Camp in Maryland from July 29 - August 5, 2017.

Sikhs For Justice Activists Block Kumar Vishwas AAP Leaders Speech In California

Sikh rights activists blocked the speech of AAP leader Kumar Vishwas in California for hurting Sikh sentiments and raised slogans in support a separate Sikh country Khalistan.

Initial Setback for Punjab Police in Sedition case against Sikhs For Justice Activists

In a setback for Capt. Amarinder Government and Punjab police, a Mohali court on July 7 denied police remand of Gurpreet Singh who was framed by the police in this case.

Sikhs For Jusitce Legal Advisor, 4 others books by Punjab police under sedition at Capt. Amarinder’s directions

Capt. Amarinder Singh has hit back at US based Sikh advocacy group called Sikhs For Justice by filing a case against SJF legal advisor and four others.

Pro-freedom Sikh groups paid tributes to Khalistani icon Dr Gurmeet Singh Aulakh

Pro-freedom groups paid their respect and tribute to the staunch protagonist of Khalistan struggle, Dr. Gurmit Singh Aulakh, at Gurdwara Singh Sabha Fairfax, VA in USA.

Empowering Sikhs in Kentucky (USA): Sikh Coalition

From gurdwara security to youth empowerment, the Sikh Coalition is focused on promoting the resilience of the Sikh American community.

More than half of Hate Crimes in USA go unreported: Report

Washington: The majority of hate crimes experienced by US residents over a 12-year period were not reported to the police, according to a new federal ...

Sikh high school student demolishes Gandhi myth, wins US oratory tournament

Valley High School junior JJ Kapur was named the 2017 Original Oratory Champion at the Tournament of Champions, said to be the most prestigious high school speech and debate competition in the US.

US: Man’s racist Snapchat pics of Sikh passenger triggers outrage

As per media reports a Snapchat user on board a US-bound flight has been slammed as racist for sharing images of a Sikh man he labelled a "terrorist".

June 1984 Ghallughara Remembrance March and Sikh Sovereignty Rally San Francisco (SPECIAL VIDEO)

California Sikh community commemorated the martyrdom of Guru Arjan the fifth Sikh Guru and the 33rd anniversary of the Indian government’s attack on Darbar Sahib in Amritsar in 1984.

June 1984 Ghallughara & Shaheedi Gurpurab: Thousands of Sikhs participate in Sikh Freedom March in San Francisco

California Sikh community commemorated the martyrdom of Guru Arjan the fifth Sikh Guru and the 33rd anniversary of the Indian government’s attack on Darbar Sahib in Amritsar in 1984.

Over 10,000 Sikhs Expected to Attend Ghallughara Memorial Parade in San Francisco

Over 10,000 Sikhs Expected to Attend June 1984 Sikh Genocide (Ghallughara) Memorial Parade in San Francisco next week

Punjab Govt. Says: No Summons Received or Effected by Sikhs For Justice to Punjab CM Capt. Amarinder

Punjab government maintains that the Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has not received any summons by the Sikhs for Justice Forum (SJF).

Caste Atrocities and Persecution of India’s Religious Minorities Highlighted during Seminar

When the Rev. Dr. James Mariner of Trinity Anglican Church welcomed Indian human rights advocate Dr. Manisha Bangar to speak on Saturday, he admonished the congregation: “We should understand the religious persecution of any community is an important issue, and one we should not take lightly.”

USA: Two sentenced to 3 years in jail for assaulting California Sikh Man

Two men were found guilty on felony assault and hate crime charges and sentenced to a three-year term in California state prison on Thursday (May 18) for the brutal attack against Maan Singh Khalsa.

Sikh Voice Speaks Out At U.S. Senate Hate Crime Hearing

On May 02, 2017, Dr. Prabhjot Singh – a Sikh American who has experienced hate violence firsthand – testified before the Senate Judiciary Committee about the urgent need to address hate crimes in the United States.

U. S. Census Bureau Should Allow Sikhs to Self-Identify in 2020: United Sikhs

On April 30, 2017, United Sikhs responded to the Census Bureau's request for comments on its recent proposed rule amendments and stated that there should be a distinct "Sikh" category represented.

FIBA Lifts Ban on Religious Headwear, including Sikh Dastar

In a game-changing move, FIBA, the world governing body for basketball, unanimously approved a new rule Thursday that will lift its ban on observant Sikhs and others wearing religious head coverings.

American Sikhs Encourage U.S. Census Bureau to Include Sikhs in 2020 Census

A national coalition of American Sikhs and Sikh organizations are advocating to have “Sikh” formally recognized as a separate ethnic category in the 2020 U.S. Census.

Massive Sikh gathering in New York demands separation of Punjab from India: Sikhs For Justice

More than 50,000 men Sikh men and women -- many of them carrying Khalistan banners -- paraded in rain-swept New York City on Saturday to reaffirm their demand for a sovereign Sikh state.

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