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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.

Police Complaint, Legal Notice Against Amazon as SGPC seeks Apology for Offensive Anti-Sikh Merchandise

SGPC has lodged a police complaint and sent a legal notice to online retail giant Amazon for listing offensive Anti-Sikh merchandise on its website.

After Sikh Outrage, Amazon Removes Offensive Anti-Sikh Merchandise

Internet retail giant Amazon was featuring certain merchandise that were high offensive to the feelings of the Sikhs. Sikh groups and NGOs, including United Sikhs and the Sikh Coalition launched strong protest with Amazon.

Sikhism Among World Religions Added to Arizona School Standards

This week, Arizona became the eighth state to approve history and social science standards that will include Sikhism and other world religions.

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.

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.

CNN Episode Featuring Sikh Community Airs May 6th: Sikh Coalition

United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell will air the groundbreaking episode exclusively featuring the Sikh American community on Sunday, May 6th at 10 pm EST/PST, the Sikh Coalition said in a statement issued on May 02.

Sikh American Story To Air on CNN on May 6: Sikh Coalition

The Sikh Coalition announced this week that CNN’s Emmy Award-winning United Shades of America with W. Kamau Bell will feature the first-ever hour-long cable episode exclusively focusing on the Sikh American community.

New Wave of Hate Crimes Demands Vigilance, Says Sikh Coalition

A US based Sikh civil rights group called Sikh Coalition on Thursday expressed deep concern over rising menace of hate crimes against religious and ethnic minorities residing in USA.

Satjeet Kaur is New Executive Director of The Sikh Coalition

The Sikh Coalition has announced Satjeet Kaur as the organization’s new Executive Director. Satjeet Kaur will lead the day-to-day management of the Sikh Coalition’s staff and drive the strategic direction of the organization.

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.

Sikh Project Exhibition Launches in Maryland This Month

On February 14, 2018, the Sikh Project photography exhibition will launch in Sandy Spring, Maryland.

New Hate Crime Data Highlights Ongoing Reporting Problem, Says Sikh Coalition

The Sikh Coalition a USA based civil rights group here on Monday reminded the American public that newly published FBI hate crime statistics

Turlock City Council In California (USA) Declares November As Sikh Awareness Month

The month of November is observed as Sikh awareness month by various City councils in the United States of America.

USA: Sikh Doctor Discrimination Case Reaches Resolution

A resolution has been reached in the December 2016 employment discrimination lawsuit that was filed on behalf of Dr. Jaswinder Pal Singh, the Sikh Coalition announced today.

Sikhs In California To Celebrate Sixth Sikh Awareness Month In November

The Sikh Coalition a USA based Sikh Civil rights group has stated that for the sixth consecutive year the California legislature, led by Assembly member Ash Kalra,

Sikh Coalition To Undergo Leadership Change

As per the media inputs Sikh Coalition a US based rights group has announced that its Executive Director, Sapreet Kaur is stepping down on September 29th

Amrith Kaur Appointed as New Legal Director of the Sikh Coalition

Sikh Coalition announced Amrith Kaur as new Legal Director of the US based civil rights group. A release by the NGO states that Amrith Kaur will assume leadership of the Sikh Coalition’s free legal program.

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