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Sikhs Among ‘Top Targets’ For Hate Crimes Across US

While the Sikhs were observing the 5th anniversary of Oak Creek Gurdwara shooting incident here on Saturday, the leaders of the community here on Sunday

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 ...

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.

Sikh Aware UK: Hate Crime Monitoring Platform for UK Sikhs Launched

Sikh Council UK has announced the formation of Sikh Aware UK, a hate crime monitoring platform for the Sikh community in the UK.

Sikh doctor gets death threats in Indiana (USA)

A Sikh doctor in the US has received death threats from an anonymous caller in Indiana, amid a series of hate crime incidents in which people having their origins in Indian subcontinent have been targeted.

Amnesty Statement on Racist Hate Crime Against Nigerian Students in Greater Noida (UP)

Uttar Pradesh authorities must bring to justice those responsible for recent racist attacks against black African students and ensure the students’ safety, said Amnesty International India today.

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

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 Assaulted, Hair Cut in USA; Sikh Coalition Urges Hate Crime Investigation

Sikh Assaulted, Hair Cut in USA; Sikh Coalition Urges Hate Crime Investigation

The Sikh Coalition reportedly sent a letter on Oct. 07 to the Richmond Police Department and the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s Office on behalf of Maan Singh Khalsa.

Turban Eh! event to hit University of Alberta in response to racist posters against Sikhs

In light of the recent racist posters targeting the Sikh community found around the University of Alberta campus, the University of Alberta Student Union, Sikh Students Association and World Sikh Organization of Canada, in collaboration with the local Sikh community of Edmonton, will be holding the event "Turban, Eh!"

AAP condemns pasting of racist posters targetting Sikhs in University of Alberta in Canada

Condemning the pasting of racist posters in University of Alberta in Canada, State Convenor of NRI Cell of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Jagtar Singh Sanghera termed the incident as 'shameful'.

Statement of Vice-Chancellor of University of Alberta about racist posters against Sikhs

The University of Alberta Vice-Chancellor and President David H. Turpin has issued a statement terming the racist posters in the university campus targeting the Sikhs as disturbing.

WSO Condemns Racist Posters at University of Alberta Targeting Sikhs

World Sikh Organization of Canada condemns racist posters distributed by the group “Immigration Watch Canada” targeting Sikhs at the University of Alberta.

Former British solider jailed for racially abusing Sikh neighbours in Derby

As per media reports a British soldier has been jailed for 10 months for racially abusing his Sikh neighbours by calling them “ISIS slags” and “dirty Pakis”.

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.

USA: Sikh owner fears hate crime after horse shot dead in Tennessee

As per media reports, [i]n a possible hate crime, the horse of a Sikh man in the US state of Tennessee has been shot dead from a close range.

Man who attacked Toronto Sikh man in Quebec City gets 10 months in jail

The World Sikh Organization of Canada has called the sentencing of Gabriel Royer Tremblay a strong message that hateful and racist attacks will not be tolerated.

Teen charged with hate crime on Fresno Sikh man commits suicide

A 17-year-old boy, who was facing hate crime trial for beating and running over a Sikh man has committed suicide.

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