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New Jersey Sheriff Resigns Over Racial Remarks Against Sikh Attorney General

A New Jersey sheriff who was caught on tape making several racist remarks, including those against Gurbir Singh Grewal, the first ever Sikh Attorney General in the United States, and black people, has resigned.

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.

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.

Why India Hesitates from Alleging CIA Hand Behind Sikhs For Justice: Gurpatwant Singh Pannu

Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) legal advisor Gurpatwant Singh Pannu asked in a recent TV interview that why India does not claim that CIA of the Untied States was backing Sikhs For Justice (SFJ)?

SAD (Sarna) Writes to US Commission on International Religious Freedom Over Arrests in GK Attack Case

Parmjeet Singh Sarna chief of Shiromani Akali Dal (Delhi) and former president of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) has written a letter to US Commission on International Religious Freedom seeking its intervention against arrest of five Sikhs in California in a case related to attack on DSGMC president Manjit Singh GK.

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).

“The Panjab: A Quest for Unification” Webinar by SikhRI on Aug. 25

The Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) has announced to a webinar on topic "The Punjab: A Quest for Unification" on Saturday (August 25). Sikh educationist Harinder Singh will make presentation the the said topic during this webinar.

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 Quits United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC)

United States of America (USA) has withdrawn from the United Nations Human Rights Council accusing it of "chronic bias" against Israel, in a move that was criticised by human rights groups and described as regrettable by foreign leaders.

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