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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: 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

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.

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

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.

Sikhs in California Celebrate Fifth Sikh Awareness & Appreciation Month

Sikh Community in California are celebrating Sikh Awareness and Appreciation month this November in the state legislature, public schools, various cities,

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.

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.

More Progress In Battle To End Religious Discrimination: Sikh Coalition

The U.S. Army has granted another observant Sikh American soldier a long-term religious accommodation, permitting him to serve with his articles of faith intact.

Recent Senseless Shootings in Arizona and New York: Could They Be Hate Crimes?

On Monday, August 8, 2016, Amanjeet Singh Toor, a Sikh man, was shot and killed in a convenience store in Arizona. More than a week later, there is no information about why despite offers of a reward for information.

Film to shed light on turbaned ‘American’ soldier’s fight for rights

Of the 54 years of his life that Dr. Bhagat Singh Thind spent in the United States of America, 19 were spent fighting the US laws to acquire American citizenship and for the rights of Indo-Americans.

Sikhs protest out Thai consulates to register protest against Jagat Singh Tara’s extradition

Sikhs living in various countries around the globe held demonstration, on February 09, outside Thai Consulates to protest against deportation of Jagtar Singh Tara who was handed over to India by Thai authorities last month.