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US Law Official Faces Flak Over Racist Remarks on Sikh Attorney General’s Turban

Authorities in New Jersey have called for the resignation of a senior law enforcement official after a secret recording surfaced in which he allegedly made racist remarks about America's first Sikh-American Attorney General Gurbir Singh Grewal over his turban.

Minorities Groups To Protest Against Mohan Bhagwat, Yogi Adityanath During Chicago Event

Various minority organisations have announced to protest against RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat and Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath during World Hindu Congress scheduled to be held at Chicago from September 7 to 9.

WSO Statement on Manhandling of Manjit Singh GK Outside Yuba City Gurdwara

The World Sikh Organization of Canada condemns the violence that took place Saturday at the Yuba City Gurdwara in California, USA.

SFJ Filed complaint against Manjit Singh GK with USDOJ for Violations of FARA

Rights group “Sikhs For Justice” (SFJ) filed a complaint with US Department of Justice against visiting Indian politician Manjit Singh GK for holding, attending and addressing political gatherings in the USA in violations of Foreign Agent Registration Act (FARA).

DSGMC Alleges “Attack” on Manjit Singh GK in New York

In a written statement issued today, the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) alleged that some persons attacked its president Manjit Singh GK in New York.

SIC Demands Justice for Saka Nakodar 1986 and Release of Justice Gurnam Singh Inquiry Report

The Sikh Information Centre (SIC), a California-based advocacy group, issued a statement calling on Captain Amrinder Singh Chief Minister Punjab to table and implement the report of Justice Gurnam Singh’s Judicial Inquiry related to the Nakodar killings during the coming session of Punjab Vidhan Sabha.

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).

71 Years Old Sikh Attacked in Manteca (California); Sikhs Disturbed Over Back to Back Attacks

On August 6 in Manteca, California, Sahib Singh was the victim of an attack while taking his morning walk. The 71-year-old man was hit severely causing him to hit the cement street.

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.

28 Day of Seva Projects Across America to #RememberOakCreek: Sikh Coalition

Inspired by the Oak Creek community’s resilience and Chardikala (Sikh concept of eternal optimism), the Sikh Coalition partnered with Sikh leaders from coast to coast last weekend for the sixth annual National Day of Seva (selfless community service).

Offensive NJ 101.5 Radio Host Comments Against NJ Attorney General Gurbir Grewal Offers Opportunity to Educate, says Sikh Coalition

In response to these ignorant comments about Gurbir Grewal and the Sikh community urged for a public apology from the hosts and station. A US-based civil rights group the Sikh Coalition reportedly provided media resources on Sikhi for the entire radio station and offered cultural and religious sensitivity training for all staff members.

US State of Connecticut Passes Law to Declare Nov. 1 as “Sikh Genocide Remembrance Day”

Indian may have been denying the fact of ‘Sikh Genocide of 1984’ but the foreign authorities continue to acknowledge this fact and recognise the 1984 atrocities on Sikhs as ‘genocide’.

United Sikhs Calls fFor Asylum of Afghan Sikhs in Canada and USA

United Sikhs also made an urgent request to the UN Special Rapporteur on Religion and Belief to highlight in the UN the persecution of religious minorities in Afghanistan.

Afghanistan Election Aspirant Awtar Singh Khalsa Among Those Killed in Blast; Sikh bodies condemn attack

A deadly suicide bomb attack on Sikhs in Jalalabad city of Afghanistan has shook the global Sikh community.

US Immigration: Over 50 Sikhs Among 123 Immigrants Detained by USA Authorities

A group of over 50 Sikhs have been detained at the Sheridan prison in Yamhill county in United States of America (USA).

Captivating the Simple-Hearted Fascinates Virginians at George Mason University

Taking the podium at George Mason University (GMU), Lathan Dennis-Singh said, “This Captivating the Simple-Hearted is a profound literature, one that has got me to reevaluate myself as a Sikh.”

Upcoming Seminar in California – “1984: Sikh Genocide, Darbar Sahib and Human Rights in South East Asia”

Sikhs in Milpitas (California) will be remembering Ghallughara June 1984 by holding a seminar on topic "1984: Sikh Genocide, Darbar Sahib and Human Rights in South East Asia" on Sunday (June 3).

Defendant Sentenced in 2014 New York City Hate Crime Against Sikh Man

On Monday May 21st, Joseph Caleca pleaded guilty to leaving the scene after causing injury in the 2014 hate crime involving Sandeep Singh. On May 29 Joseph Caleca, who has been in prison for the past 17 months, was sentenced to one year already served and was released from prison based on custodial credits while awaiting trial.

Sikh Man Dies Two Weeks After Being Shot In Ohio (USA)

Jaspreet Singh of Monroe, Ohio died of injuries he sustained when he was shot at by 20-year-old Broderick Malik Jones Roberts on the night of May 12, a report in the Journal News said.

US City of Turlock Recognises June and Nov. 1984 Attacks as “Sikh Genocide 1984”

The City of Turlock has recoginsed the June 1984 attack on Darbar Sahib (Amritsar) and other Sikh Gurdwara Sahibs in Punjab and adjoining states in northern region of the Indian subcontinent and the November 1984 massacres of the Sikhs throughout the Indian subcontinent as the “Sikh Genocide 1984”.

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