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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: 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.

USA: Sikh Officers Allowed to Wear Dastar on Duty in New York Police Department (NYDP

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

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.

Fresno Man Sentenced to 4 Years Imprisonment for Racial Attack on Sikh

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

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.

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.

Will US President-Elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet Show he can be President for all Americans?

There can be nothing more comforting after a bitter political campaign than a President-elect that promises to do his best to represent all constituencies.

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.

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’.

Sikh Diaspora NGO Provides Emergency Relief in Haiti

On October 15th, the UNITED SIKHS volunteer team cleared over 5 tons of debris from the streets in Torbeck, Port Salut and the town of St. Jean.

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?”

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.

United Sikhs’ Emergency Response Team Dispatched to Haiti

UNITED SIKHS volunteer team in Haiti is currently working on delivering emergency relief materials and pure drinking water to avoid cholera.

Swift Justice is Needed in Response to Recent Attacks on Sikhs in California

A United Sikhs' release states that [o]ne of the latest attacks and hate crimes perpetrated against Sikhs in the United States occurred on Friday, September 30, 2016.

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