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ASC condemns the horrific hate crimes in Charlottesville (USA)

American Sikh Council (ASC) has expressed alarm and shock at the ultra-right wing ‘white supremacists’ who took out a march to perpetuate their insidious hate and bigotry against all minorities, people of color, ethnicities, etc on Saturday August 12, 2017 in downtown Charlottesville, VA.

After Charlottesville United Sikhs concerned about Sikh Gurdwaras in USA

Over the weekend, right-wing and "pro-white" protesters, including members of neo-Nazi organizations and the Ku Klux Klan, arrived in in Charlottesville, Virginia causing Virginia State officials to declare a state of emergency.

#RememberOakCreek Campaign Reaches 13 Million in USA: Sikh Coalition

The Sikh Coalition successfully completed a communications campaign to #RememberOakCreek that reached a potential 13 million across the USA.

US Sikhs Stand with Muslims in Solidarity Against Domestic Terror, says United Sikhs

The United Sikhs, a US based civil rights group, has expressed solidarity with the Muslims saying that as worshippers prepare to rebuild the heavily damaged Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Minneapolis.

Sikh in 23 US Cities Honor Oak Creek Shooting Victims Through Seva

Inspired by the Oak Creek Sikh Sangat’s Chardhi Kala 6K Memorial Walk/Run, the Sikh Coalition organized the fifth annual "National Day of Seva" in honor of those who lost their lives and loved ones at the Oak Creek Gurdwara on August 5, 2012.

Reflections five years after the Oak Creek (Wisconsin, USA) Gurdwara shootings

On the morning of 5 August 2012, Sikh community members in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, gathered at their local gurdwara for their regular Sunday Diwan. As worshippers arrived, a gunman — later discovered to have white supremacist ties — opened fire.

Oak Creek’s Resilience Inspires A Nation Five Years Later

Five years ago today, a neo-Nazi gunman took the lives of six Sikh Americans and permanently injured several more at a gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin.

Sikhism Included in Tennessee (USA) Classrooms

It is learnt that last week, the Tennessee State Board of Education voted to approve new social studies standards, which for the first time ever include Sikhism.

SFJ to Live-Telecast of “Referendum 2020” Conference In Punjab on July 29

US based rights group “Sikhs For Justice” (SFJ) has announced to live telecast Referendum 2020 Conference to be held in Dallas, Texas on July 29.

Maryland (USA): 22nd Annual Sikh Youth Gurmat Camp from 29 July to Aug. 5

Guru Harkrishan Institute of Sikh Studies (GHISS) announced to hold 22nd Annual Sikh Youth Gurmat Camp in Maryland from July 29 - August 5, 2017.

Sikhs For Justice Activists Block Kumar Vishwas AAP Leaders Speech In California

Sikh rights activists blocked the speech of AAP leader Kumar Vishwas in California for hurting Sikh sentiments and raised slogans in support a separate Sikh country Khalistan.

Initial Setback for Punjab Police in Sedition case against Sikhs For Justice Activists

In a setback for Capt. Amarinder Government and Punjab police, a Mohali court on July 7 denied police remand of Gurpreet Singh who was framed by the police in this case.

Sikhs For Jusitce Legal Advisor, 4 others books by Punjab police under sedition at Capt. Amarinder’s directions

Capt. Amarinder Singh has hit back at US based Sikh advocacy group called Sikhs For Justice by filing a case against SJF legal advisor and four others.

Pro-freedom Sikh groups paid tributes to Khalistani icon Dr Gurmeet Singh Aulakh

Pro-freedom groups paid their respect and tribute to the staunch protagonist of Khalistan struggle, Dr. Gurmit Singh Aulakh, at Gurdwara Singh Sabha Fairfax, VA in USA.

Empowering Sikhs in Kentucky (USA): Sikh Coalition

From gurdwara security to youth empowerment, the Sikh Coalition is focused on promoting the resilience of the Sikh American community.

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 ...

Sikh high school student demolishes Gandhi myth, wins US oratory tournament

Valley High School junior JJ Kapur was named the 2017 Original Oratory Champion at the Tournament of Champions, said to be the most prestigious high school speech and debate competition in the US.

US: Man’s racist Snapchat pics of Sikh passenger triggers outrage

As per media reports a Snapchat user on board a US-bound flight has been slammed as racist for sharing images of a Sikh man he labelled a "terrorist".

June 1984 Ghallughara Remembrance March and Sikh Sovereignty Rally San Francisco (SPECIAL VIDEO)

California Sikh community commemorated the martyrdom of Guru Arjan the fifth Sikh Guru and the 33rd anniversary of the Indian government’s attack on Darbar Sahib in Amritsar in 1984.

June 1984 Ghallughara & Shaheedi Gurpurab: Thousands of Sikhs participate in Sikh Freedom March in San Francisco

California Sikh community commemorated the martyrdom of Guru Arjan the fifth Sikh Guru and the 33rd anniversary of the Indian government’s attack on Darbar Sahib in Amritsar in 1984.

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