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Muslim Home Attacked in Haryana, Family Members Beaten-up Badly With Iron Rods

A video that went viral over internet shows that a Muslim family was badly beaten up by a group of men who were armed with iron rods.

After New Zealand Attacks The Sikh Coalition Urges Sikhs To Remain Vigilant

In the largest act of mass violence in New Zealand’s history, two mosques were horrifically attacked during Friday prayer services. In a statement issued yesterday, the Sikh Coalition has expressed solidarity with the Muslim community and offers its condolences in their time of mourning.

Over 200 Alleged Hate Crimes in 2018, Reveals ‘Halt the Hate’ Website

A disturbing number of alleged hate crimes - including assault, rape and murder – were reported in 2018 against people from marginalized groups, especially Dalits and Muslims, said Amnesty India today, as it released data recorded on its interactive website, ‘Halt the Hate’.

WSO Condemns Racist Graffiti Kelowna Gurdwara Sahib in BC

The World Sikh Organization of Canada has strongly condemned the racist vandalism of the Gurdwara Guru Amardas Darbar Sikh Society in Kelowna, British Columbia. The racist graffiti was discovered on Nov. 19 as a gathering was starting.

New Jersey Sheriff Must Step Down for Racist Remarks Against Black Community and Gurbir Grewal, says Sikh Coalition

Bergen County Sheriff Michael Saudino was recorded making racist remarks about the black community and Attorney General Gurbir Grewal, while also making homophobic remarks about New Jersey Lieutenant Governor Sheila Y. Oliver.

USA: ASC Condemns Attacks on Sikhs in Keyes and Manteca

The American Sikh Council (ASC) has raised alarm at the continued spate of violence perpetrated against Sikhs in United States of America (USA).

Racist Attack on Sikh Man in California (US); Told to Go Back

A Sikh man was reportedly beaten up multiple times by two racists in California. The is  investigating the incident as hate crime.

Authorities Commit To Making Decision in Northwest Illinois Hate Crime Case: Sikh Coalition

The Rock Island County Sheriff’s Department contends that the investigation had stalled because Uber has not responded to their warrant for the attacker’s Uber account information that was filed on February 6, 2018 - a week after the assault occurred.

USA: In Clear Hate Crime Case, Gunman Threatens Sikh in Northwest Illinois

It is learnt that a passenger put a gun to the head of a Sikh Uber driver after demanding to know “which country do you belong to?” and telling him “I hate turban people” on Sunday, January 28th.

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.

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