Since 9/11, Sikhs have unfairly become targets of religious-based attacks. Hate crime reports from previous years have shown a troubling trend towards hate-motivated violence against Sikhs mistaken for Muslims.
In recent months, we have witnessed an increase in hate crimes against Sikh, Muslim, and Jewish communities across the United States.
A book on the tragedy of Komagatamaru will be released in Milpitas and Stockton in USA on 19 February and 26 February respectively.
More than 180,000 people in Northern California were ordered to evacuate late on Sunday due to erosion of the emergency spillway in the nation’s tallest dam. Several Sikh Gurdwaras in the area opened their doors to people in need of places to spend the night.
Despite of the weather conditions "United Sikhs" Volunteers showed up to serve food in "Community Meal program" started by Lee Memorial Church in Norwich.
A poignant and thought-provoking speech by civil rights lawyer and Sikh activist Valarie Kaur is making waves online.
A convention in memory of four Sikh martyrs namely Bhai Ravinder Singh Littran, Bhai Harminder Singh Sham Chaluper, Bhai Baldhir Singh Fauji and Bhai Jhalman Singh Rajowal Gorcian, will be held at Fremont Gurdwara Sahib, in California, on February 5, 2017 at 10 am.
In the year 2016 the Sikh community saw progress on some of the issues the US based Sikh body called United Sikhs has been advocating civil
United Sikhs, a US based NGO, has issued alert to Gurdwara Sahib in the Untied States to remain vigilant.
On the 4’th February 1986, Sikh Student Federation (SSF) members gathered in Nakodar to collect the Saroops of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji
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.
In face of the latest amendments in the uniform policy of the New York Police Department (NYPD) Sikh officers will now be allowed to wear their turbans
Swaranjit Singh Khalsa, President of Sikh Sewak Society International, was awarded the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award this week.
“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.
A local court today sentenced a man in Fresno, California, who was found guilty of a hate crime against Amrik Singh Bal, a 68-year-old Sikh farm laborer
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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.
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.Next Page »