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US Justice Department Joins the Sikh Coalition’s Fight Against Workplace Discrimination in California

On March 25, 2024, US Justice Department (DOJ) challenged the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) on its denial of religious accommodations for correctional officers of various faiths, including Sikhs and Muslims, who wear facial hair as an expression of their faith. 

A Timeline of India’s Thwarted Assassination Plot as Revealed in US DoJ Indictment

The United States of America’s Justice Department on November 29, 2023 unsealed the indictment against an Indian citizen for alleged plot to assassinate a US citizen on US soil.

US Sikh body welcome US Government’s support on the eve of Oak Creek Tragedy

Washington, August 3, 2013; As per a press release by Sikh Council on Religion and Education (SCORE), a copy of which is available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN), the Sikh community in US has welcomed the US Attorney General’s support to help those who are still suffering from the effects of the Oak Creek tragedy and appreciates the decision of the Justice Department to start tracking the hate crimes against Sikhs in the United States.

US to track hate crimes against Sikhs and 6 other groups

Washington, Untied States (August 04,2013): It is learnt that the US Justice Department announced it will begin tracking crimes committed against Sikhs and six other groups as hate crimes. An announcement in this regard came on August 02, 2013 - ahead of anniversary of the Oak Creek Sikh Gurdwara tragedy on August 05, 2013.

US: Man pleads guilty to Federal Hate Crime in attack on Sikh man

Washington, United States (June 28, 2013): It is learnt that he US Department of Justice (USDJ) announced in a statement released on 27 June, 2013 that Jamie Larson, 49, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court in Seattle to a federal hate crime relating to a racially-motivated assault of a 50-year-old Sikh man who works as a taxi cab driver.