The American Sikh Council has expressed concerns over the shooting of a 39 year old Sikh American man in the East Hill section of Kent, Washington.
A Sikh man (who has chosen to remain anonymous) was shot and injured late Friday in Kent, Washington.
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.
Newly elected US President Donald Trump’s controversial move to built a “wall” along the U.S.-Mexico border would cost as much as $21.6 billion.
Since taking over at the White House, US President Donald Trump has wasted little time putting into action his poisonous campaign rhetoric.
By throwing a spanner in the wheel China has yet again blocked a move to get the UN to sanction Masood Azhar, the chief of Pakistan-based Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM)
A poignant and thought-provoking speech by civil rights lawyer and Sikh activist Valarie Kaur is making waves online.
António Guterres, the new UN secretary general, said on Wednesday, in a clear response to the Trump administration’s refugee ban, that border policies based on religion, ethnicity or race were “against the fundamental principles and values on which our societies are based”.
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.
Nepal is still reeling from the earthquake that devastated the historical country on 25 April, killing more than 7,800 and displacing thousands more. Two weeks after the earthquake occurred, Nepali families who live in remote villages are still not receiving the aid which they should be.
A controversial cartoon contest in Texas witnessed gun-violence. As per media reports two armed men who opened fire on a security officer outside of a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of the Prophet Mohammad were killed by the police.
A Gujarati woman was reportedly shot in South Carolina in an attempted armed theft. The victim, Mradulaben Patel was the co-owner and clerk of a store at a gas station in Powdersville, reportedly succumbed to her injuries.
A United States (US) based human rights and advocacy group Sikhs for Justice has moved a lawsuit in a US federal court demanding "terrorist" tag for Hindutva fountain-head Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS). However, the United States' government is against any such move and it has the court to dismiss the lawsuit filed against Secretary of State John Kerry by a SFJ.
The Vaisakhi campaign was run by "Sikh Sewak Society International" all over CT mainly focused in Norwich and Newlondon County area in which they rented bus shelters locations by Lamar Company to educate fellow Americans about Sikhism and Vasakhi.
As the FBI has officially recognizes Anti-Sikh hate crimes, the Sikh Coalition today announced to continue to prioritize improvements to law enforcement training. In the past, when crimes were committed against Sikhs because of their identity, local law enforcement officials sometimes failed to investigate or charge these incidents as hate crimes due to ignorance about Sikh religious practices.
Recent incidents and reports released by Civil rights bodies show that Sikhs are facing racial abuse in United States of America. A recent video showing classmates taunting a Sikh student on a Georgia school bus -- one of them calling the student a "terrorist" -- and the 2012 shooting at a Sikh Gurdwara Sahib in Wisconsin that left six dead have highlighted the problem of hate crimes against the Sikh community.
A 37-year-old Punjabi woman dental student has been found dead in Albany, the US city's first homicide victim since 2004, officials reportedly said on Wednesday.
During his recent trip to India, the President discussed the importance of religious freedom and tolerance in India on January 27 during his speech at Siri Fort in New Delhi. President Obama underscored that India's success depended on the nation not being "splintered along the lines of religious faith."
There are reports that Britain’s electronic spying agency, in co-operation with the US National Security Agency, hacked into the networks of a Dutch company to steal codes that allow both governments to seamlessly eavesdrop on mobile phones worldwide. The reports are said to be based on documents given to journalists by former NSA employee and "privacy whistle-blower" Edward Snowden.
New York: A Long Island man was indicted on hate crime charges Wednesday (Feb. 19), for allegedly calling a Sikh man “Osama” in Queens and running him over.Next Page »