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New York Sikhs Prepare Food For 30000 Amidst Coronavirus Lockdown

The Sikh Centre of New York prepared and packaged more than 30,000 home-cooked meals for Americans in coronavirus self-isolation.

USA: Connecticut Governor Recognises Sikh New Year

State of Connecticut, which in past have recognized Sikh Community on Multiple occasions, have decided to recognize them this year by wishing them Happy Sikh New year.

1984 Sikh Genocide Memorial Revived in Connecticut Despite Indian State’s Protest

After 1984 Sikh Genocide Memorial which was removed by Otis Library due to intense pressure of Indian Govt. last year while Prime Minister Of India Narinder Modi was on his tour to America is slowly making its way to hearts of Thousands of Connecticut Residents.

Richmond Hill Sikh Body Adopts Resolution Against PTC for Asserting “Intellectual Property” Rights On Gurbani

The Sikh Cultural Society, Richmond Hill (US) has adopted vital resolutions against PTC Network, condemning later's wrongful and highly objectionable claims about 'Gurbani'.

US Congressman Ami Bera Called Out For 1984 Sikh Genocide Denial

“Ami Bera is a Sikh Holocaust denier,” I shouted at the US congressman’s 22 January 2019 town hall in Elk Grove, California. “Ami Bera, you need to answer for your refusal to recognize the 1984 Sikh Genocide was sponsored by the Indian government.”

Punjab Bandh, Statue Issue, PTC, Separate Sikh Identity in US Census, CAA & NRC Discussed in US Sikh body Teleconference

A joint emergency teleconference was held last night of Sikh Coordination Committee East Coast (SCCEC) and American Gurdwara Parbhandak Committee (AGPC) members to discuss the current emergent issues concerning the Sikh Panth.

World Sikh Parliament Reported Human Rights Violations by India to the United Nations

10th December is a key date for human rights as on this day 70 years ago, the United Nations General Assembly, had meeting in Paris, and adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

US Sikh Body Condemns and Boycotts Indian Consulate for Comparing Guru Nanak Ji with Gandhi

The Sikh Coordination Committee for East Coast (SSCEC) has condemned the Indian consulate in USA fro comparing Guru Nanak Ji with Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.

Connecticut College Hosts ‘1984 Sikh Genocide Memorial’

The Connecticut Holds the 1984 Sikh Genocide Memorial at Global Learning Lab. The memorial comprises of a plaque, a portrait of Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale and a Sikh flag.

The Massachusetts State Assembly Welcomes Sikhs and Introduces “World Equality Day” Bill

The Massachusetts State Assembly introduced a bill recognizing Nov 12th, 2019, as “World Equality Day” in remembrance of the 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Sri Guru Nanak Saheb- the first Sikh Guru and founder of the Sikh faith.

Getting To Know Guru Nanak Sahib: SikhRI Releases A New Educational Unit for Children

Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) has published a new unit in the Gurmat Educational Resource for children titled Getting To Know Guru Nanak Sahib.

Sikh Coalition Works with Pennsylvania Legislature to Introduce Hate Crime Bill Package

The Sikh Coalition has said that it worked with the Pennsylvania General Assembly over the past four months to guide several bills focused on reducing hate crimes in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Justice Denied in Indian State Sponsored Genocide in 1984 and 2002: Points Briefing at US Congress

“We should use this moment when the world is paying attention to India,” said Sunita Viswanath as she joined a panel of academics, attorneys, and activists at a US capitol briefing on the delay and denial of justice for state-sponsored massacres of Indian minorities.

Connecticut Sikhs Want US to Acknowledge “1984 Sikh Genocide” at Federal Level Like Armenian Genocide

State of Connecticut took boldest decision by recognizing Sikh Genocide of 1984 by Indian Government. by passing legislation to commemorate November 1st as “Sikh Genocide Remembrance Day” every year and by allowing Sikhs to do annual event in State Capitol.

Getting Sikh Genocide Memorial Removed from US Library Exposes Indian State’s Denial Tactics

In his famous thesis regarding ‘stages of genocide’ US based scholar Gregory H. Stanton has identified ‘denial’ as last and unending stage of genocide. He says that every genocide is followed by denial. He further points out that denial tactics may be numerous.

Appeal to All Sikh Organizations in Regards to Removal of “1984 Sikh Genocide Memorial” by Indian Govt. in America

Norwich ,The City in Connecticut,USA which has always acknowledged the pain of Sikh nation and among one of cities in America which has declared 1984 violence by Indian Govt. as 1984 Sikh Genocide had to make a sad decision in regards to 1984 Sikh Genocide Memorial.

First Time Ever in US History, the US Senate Session Starts with a Sikh Prayer: ASCC & SCCEC

The American Sikh Caucus Committee (ASCC) and Sikh Coordination Committee East Coast (SCCEC) said in a written statement that: "[w]hen Giani Sukhvinder Singh of Philadelphia Sikh Society, Milbourn Gurdwara, stood next to Senator Patrick Toomey-President pro-term of Senate, to offer the 'Sikh Prayer' in US Senate Chamber, he was creating history".

North Dakota Becomes 11th State of USA to Teach About Sikhi

The North Dakota Department of Public Instruction (NDDPI) recently released new social studies standards, which for the first time ever include Sikhism.

Periyar International Will Launch Tamil Translation of Book About Sikh Struggle

On Saturday, October 12, various minority rights and anti-caste discrimination groups will come together in Fremont to launch the Tamil translation of “Captivating the Simple-Hearted: A Struggle for Human Dignity in the Indian Subcontinent.”

Protests on Gandhi’s Birth Anniversary in USA: “Gandhi Is Used as a Diplomatic Weapon”, say Protesters

Groups on both the West and East coasts of the U.S. demonstrated against Mohandas Gandhi on October 2, his 150th birthday, describing the occasions as “150 years of racism.”

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