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2nd Anniversary of Oak Creek tragidy: 6km Charhdikala run in the memory of victims

Oak Creek, Wisconsin (July 14, 2014): As the second anniversary of terror strike at Oak Creek (Wis.) Sikh Gurdwara Sahib is falling in next month, the members of Wisconsin’s Sikh community are planning another 6-kilometer remembrance run in memory of the six victims who were killed by a neo-Nazi white supremacist.

American Sikhs look for Seva opportunities on 2nd anniversary of the Oak Creek massacre

According to a newsletter by the Sikh Coalition the Oak Creek sangat is organizing the Chardhi Kala 6K Memorial Run and Walk to be held on Saturday, August 2, 2014. On August 5, 2012, Sikhs were shocked as a gunman opened fire at a gurdwara in Oak Creek, WI. The Chardikala Walk is being organized to commemorate the two-year anniversary of that horrific event.

Oak Creek Mayor writing book about Sikh Gurdwara Sahib shooting

According to a news reported by [t]he mayor of Oak Creek helped lead the city through its most difficult time.

Film on Oak Creek Sikh gurdwara terror strike to be premièred on March 13

Oak Creek, Wisconsin (March 12, 2014): As per information a film about the Sikh Gurdwara terror strike shall be premièred in Oak Creek on Thursday (March 13).

US: Wisconsin tragedy victim’s son Amardeep Kaleke to challenge Paul Ryan

Wisconsin, United States (October 15, 2013): According to USAToday: [t]he son of a Wisconsin Sikh Gurdwara Sahib leader who was among those killed last year by a white supremacist says he intends to run for Congress and challenge House Budget Chairman Paul Ryan.

One year anniversary of Oak Creek tragedy observed by Washington Sikhs

Rockville (August 12, 2013): According to a press statement by Dr. Rajwant Singh, Secretary of Guru Gobind Singh Foundation, hundreds of Sikhs in the Washington area gathered at Guru Gobind Singh Foundation to commemorate the one year anniversary of the Oak Creek shooting at the Gurdwara which took six lives.

North Jersey Sikhs remembered victims of Wisconsin Sikh Gurudwara shooting

North Jersey (August 12, 2013): As per a news reported by NorthJersey, the Candles were lit, the prayers were recited, Children made greeting cards out of construction paper and the leaders & community members representing different faiths were invited to address a congregation, at Sri Guru Singh Sabha Sikh Temple on Prospect Street North Jersey on August 11, 2013.

First Anniversary of Oak Creek shooting: Sikhs for Justice donates $13K to Lt. Brian Murphy

Oak Creek, Wisconsin (August 09, 2013): According newsletter by Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), while remembering the victims of the Oak Creek Sikh Gurdwara terror strike Sikh rights group "Sikhs for Justice" (SFJ) handed over a sum of $13,000/- to Officer Murphy to honor his heroic and timely action which saved many lives.

Remembering Oak Creek tragedy – One Year Later

New York, NY (August 5, 2013): One year ago today, a gunman attacked a Gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, killing six worshippers and injuring several others.

US Attorney General Eric Holder on Oak Creek Tragedy: Healing Communities and Remembering the Victims of Oak Creek

This Monday, August 5th, marks the one-year anniversary of the senseless murders of six Sikh worshippers – Satwant Singh Kaleka, Paramjit Kaur, Prakash Singh, Ranjit Singh, Sita Singh and Suveg Singh – at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, in Oak Creek, at the hands of a lone gunman. This heinous act of hatred and terror also seriously injured several other worshippers, as well as Oak Creek Police Lieutenant Brian Murphy, who was shot 12 times at close range while attempting to save others.

ASGPC expressed grief on the first anniversary of Oak Creek Sikh Gurudwara tragidy

Wisconsin, United States (August 03, 2013): As per media reports, in wake of the first anniversary of Gurdwara Oak Creek (Wisconsin) tragedy, the American Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (ASGPC) expressed grief with the victim families. It is notable that in August 2012 a Neo-Nazi and white supremacist had opened gun-fire in Oak Creek Sikh Gurdwara Sahib in which six people were killed.

US Senate honors anniversary of Oak Creek Sikh Gurudwara terror strike

Wisconsin, US (August 01, 2013): It is learnt that the United States' Senate has passed a resolution in honor of the upcoming one-year anniversary of a shooting at Oak Creek Sikh Gurdwara.

US Government issues guide to security at houses of worship

Wisconsin, United States (July 07, 2013): It is learnt that the US Department of Homeland Security recently issued a Guide for Developing High-Quality Emergency Operations Plans for Houses of Worship. The guide references the 2012 shooting at the Oak Creek Sikh Gurdwara in Wisconsin.

Wisconsin Sikhs to remember victims of last year’s Oak Creek tragedy; Plan 6 KM run for scholarship fund raising

Oak Creek, Wis., United States (June 21, 2013): It is learnt that the members of the Sikh Gurdwara Sahib, Oak Creek, Wis. Have decided hold a religious observances and a 6-kilometer run to fund scholarships in the name of victims of August 2012 tragedy in which a neo-Nazi, white supremacist shot dead six Sikh devotees.

Monumental step forward in tracking hate crimes against Sikhs: United Sikhs

Washington D.C (June 07, 2013): In a statement dated: June 05, the United Sikhs has thanked Congressman Joseph Crowley (D-NY) for his efforts to encourage the Department of Justice and FBI to begin tracking and quantifying hate crimes against Sikh, Hindu, and Arab Americans.

10 Months after Oak Creek, FBI Group votes to track Hate Crimes against Sikhs

Washington, DC (June 5, 2013): An advisory policy board of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) voted this afternoon to revise its hate crime statistics so that hate crimes are tracked against Sikhs, Hindus, and Arabs.

Victims waiting for answers on Wisconsin Sikh Gurudwara terror strike; FBI urged to track hate crimes incidents

Wisconsin, United States (March 26, 2013): According to the Sikh Coalition, Crimes against Sikhs such as the shooting at the Wisconsin Sikh Gurudwara Sahib, are not tracked as hate crimes by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in United States.

Wisconsin Sikh Gurudwara Tragidy – FBI hasn’t released it’s final report yet

Wisconsin, US (March 05, 2013): According to information Brookfield police has released its report on the shooting at the Azana Salon & Spa. The report was release just four days ago, and now the victims of Wisconsin Sikh Gurudwara mass shooting are reportedly looking to officials for more information.

Six months later Wisconsin tragidy Sikhs still teach cultural diversity

Oak Creek, Wisconsin (February 06, 2013): According to media reports Tuesday (February 05, 2013) marked six months since a neo-nazi white supremacist, Wade Michael Page, killed six and seriously wounding four others at Oak Creek Sikh Gurudwara.

US Sikhs to hold semestral function remembering the Oak Creek shooting; SCORE want action against gun violence

Washington, United States (February 1, 2013): According to a recent press release by Sikh Council on Religion and Education (SCORE) Sikhs in United States shall be observing six months of a gun-shooting attack on a Sikh Gurudwara at Oak Creek, Milwaukee, Wis. (USA) on February 5, 2013.

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