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Five Years after the Wisconsin Sikh Temple Tragedy, Much Work Remains to Protect Religious Freedom - ACLU (blog)

Fri, 2017-08-04 12:09

ACLU (blog)

Five Years after the Wisconsin Sikh Temple Tragedy, Much Work Remains to Protect Religious Freedom
ACLU (blog)
On the morning of August 5, 2012, Sikh community members in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, gathered at their local gurdwara for regular Sunday services. As worshippers arrived, a gunman — later discovered to have white supremacist ties — opened fire in the ...
Sikhs one of the top targets of hate crimes in the US: Community leadersTimes of India
He was 12. He had just moved to America. Then his Sikh father was murdered.Washington Post
5 years after mass shooting, Wisconsin Sikh community remains united to combat hatredMadison.com
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Singaporean Sikh Referee Subjected To Racial Abuse On Social Networking Site - SikhSiyasat.Net

Fri, 2017-08-04 10:23

SikhSiyasat.Net

Singaporean Sikh Referee Subjected To Racial Abuse On Social Networking Site
SikhSiyasat.Net
Singapore City: As per the media reports a 33 years old ingaporean Sikh referee was allegedly subjected to racial abuse on the social media after a football match here, prompting an antidiscrimination organisation to launch an investigation. The probe ...

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Singaporean Sikh Referee Subjected To Racial Abuse On Social Networking Site - SikhSiyasat.Net

Fri, 2017-08-04 10:23

SikhSiyasat.Net

Singaporean Sikh Referee Subjected To Racial Abuse On Social Networking Site
SikhSiyasat.Net
Fédération Internationale de Football Association (Fifa) match agent Baljit Rihal tagged “Kick It Out” who said that it had “received reports from the public on the racist abuse on social media aimed towards Singaporean Sikh referee during Chelsea's ...
Pre-season friendlies: Sikh referee gets racially abused after controversial calls in Inter-Chelsea matchFirstpost
Singapore's Sikh referee subjected to racial abuse - The TribuneThe Tribune
Singaporean Sikh referee subjected to racist abuse speaks out, calls for unityConnected to India (press release) (blog)
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Sikhs in America: A History of Hate - ProPublica

Fri, 2017-08-04 10:20

ProPublica

Sikhs in America: A History of Hate
ProPublica
There are an estimated 500,000 Sikhs living in the U.S., many in New York and California. In recent years, Yuba City, California, a small city in the middle of the Sacramento Valley, has become a major hub for Sikhs — Yuba City's annual Nagar Kirtan ...

Retd Sikh Army officer's family thrashed in Bengaluru, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh calls up Siddaramaiah - The Indian Express

Fri, 2017-08-04 07:17

The Indian Express

Retd Sikh Army officer's family thrashed in Bengaluru, Punjab CM Amarinder Singh calls up Siddaramaiah
The Indian Express
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has spoken to his Karnataka counterpart Siddaramaiah seeking his intervention in connection with the case of an alleged assault on the family of a retired Sikh Army officer by miscreants in Bengaluru. Expressing ...

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He was 12. He had just moved to America. Then his Sikh father was murdered. - Washington Post

Fri, 2017-08-04 06:06

Washington Post

He was 12. He had just moved to America. Then his Sikh father was murdered.
Washington Post
Before this Sikh temple, known as a gurdwara, joined the list of houses of prayer that have been scarred by hate crimes — from the Birmingham, Ala., church where four little girls were killed in a bombing in 1963, to the Charleston, S.C., church where ...
Five years after Oak Creek Sikh massacre, combat hate before it takes more livesUSA TODAY
Wisconsin Sikh tragedy forms mission to combat hatredMinneapolis Star Tribune
Opinion: Oak Creek Sikh massacre hate crime holds lessonsThe Mercury News
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Five years after Oak Creek Sikh massacre, combat hate before it takes more lives - USA TODAY

Fri, 2017-08-04 05:10

USA TODAY

Five years after Oak Creek Sikh massacre, combat hate before it takes more lives
USA TODAY
Like all observant Sikh men, Balbir wore a turban as a religious pledge to lead an ethical life. He worked hard to provide for his family and was the type of person who never hesitated to help others in need. Four days after the 9/11 attacks, as my ...
He was 12. He had just moved to America. Then his Sikh father was murdered.Washington Post
Wisconsin Sikh tragedy forms mission to combat hatredMinneapolis Star Tribune
Opinion: Oak Creek Sikh massacre hate crime holds lessonsThe Mercury News
cleveland.com
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Pre-season friendlies: Sikh referee gets racially abused after controversial calls in Inter-Chelsea match - Firstpost

Fri, 2017-08-04 03:46

Firstpost

Pre-season friendlies: Sikh referee gets racially abused after controversial calls in Inter-Chelsea match
Firstpost
Singapore: A 33-year-old Singaporean Sikh referee has called for unity within the football community after he was subjected to racial abuse on social media following a match. Sukhbir Singh had reportedly made some controversial decisions while ...
Singapore's Sikh referee subjected to racial abuseThe Tribune

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US Sikhs respond to California murders - Voiceonline.com

Fri, 2017-08-04 01:20

Voiceonline.com

US Sikhs respond to California murders
Voiceonline.com
In July, United Sikhs organization members discussed hate crimes and violence with officials from the Department of Justice, members of the FBI Crimes Unit, and various congressmen and women. One of those congresswomen was Zoe Lofgren, the U.S. ...

Wisconsin Sikh Tragedy Forms Mission to Combat Hatred - U.S. News & World Report

Fri, 2017-08-04 01:19

U.S. News & World Report

Wisconsin Sikh Tragedy Forms Mission to Combat Hatred
U.S. News & World Report
FILE - In this July 31, 2013 file photo, Pardeep Kaleka, left, and Arno Michaelis talk at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek, Wis. Five years ago on Aug. 5, 2017, a white supremacist shot and killed six temple members, including Kaleka's father ...
Opinion: Oak Creek Sikh massacre hate crime holds lessonsThe Mercury News
Oak Creek community unites for 5th anniversary of Sikh Temple shootingWTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog)
“I remember:” Weekend events to commemorate 5-year anniversary of Sikh Temple shootingfox6now.com

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Wisconsin Sikh tragedy forms mission to combat hatred - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Fri, 2017-08-04 01:15

The Mercury News

Wisconsin Sikh tragedy forms mission to combat hatred
Minneapolis Star Tribune
MILWAUKEE — In the five years since a white supremacist fatally shot six worshippers at a Milwaukee-area Sikh temple, those affected by the tragedy have remained united by a mission to combat hatred. A former skinhead and the son of a man killed in ...
Five years after Oak Creek Sikh massacre, combat hate before it takes more livesUSA TODAY
Opinion: Oak Creek Sikh massacre hate crime holds lessonsThe Mercury News
Oak Creek community unites for 5th anniversary of Sikh Temple shootingWTMJ-TV (press release) (registration) (blog)

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Sikh referee calls for unity after facing racial abuse online - Business Standard

Fri, 2017-08-04 01:00

The Straits Times

Sikh referee calls for unity after facing racial abuse online
Business Standard
A 33-year-old Singaporean Sikh referee has called for unity within the football community after he was subjected to racial abuse on social media following a match here. Sukhbir Singh had reportedly made some controversial decisions while officiating ...
Singapore's Sikh referee subjected to racial abuseThe Tribune

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Victims remembered five years after Sikh Temple shooting - WSAW

Thu, 2017-08-03 23:17

WSAW

Victims remembered five years after Sikh Temple shooting
WSAW
(WSAW) -- A somber anniversary in Oak Creek at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin. Leaders and worshipers are commemorating five years since a white supremacist opened fire killing six people. On the anniversary of the shooting, there's a tradition of ...

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An Anti-Hate Campaign, Waged by Vanity Plate - The Trace

Thu, 2017-08-03 22:40

An Anti-Hate Campaign, Waged by Vanity Plate
The Trace
When you see the black Toyota Camry waiting in the next lane at a red light or parked at the gas pump, and your eyes and curiosity get caught by the Wisconsin vanity plate — I AM SIKH, it reads — that is very much as its owner intends. The smiling ...

“I remember:” Weekend events to commemorate 5-year anniversary of Sikh Temple shooting - fox6now.com

Thu, 2017-08-03 18:58

fox6now.com

“I remember:” Weekend events to commemorate 5-year anniversary of Sikh Temple shooting
fox6now.com
OAK CREEK -- After five years, the beat goes on inside the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin. Thursday afternoon, a young man plays the drums with a group of five children seated around him. Friday will begin a three-day commemoration of the lives lost in a ...
Pardeep Kaleka and Arno Michaelis talk Sikh Temple shooting:WTMJ (press release) (subscription) (blog)
Victim's Son, Former White Supremacist Reflect On Oak Creek ShootingWisconsin Public Radio News

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Sikh Youth Camp focused on women in the Sikh community - newsindiatimes.com

Thu, 2017-08-03 18:11

Sikh Youth Camp focused on women in the Sikh community
newsindiatimes.com
Dr. Rajwant Singh and Gagan Kaur Narang taught the campers the history of Guru Nanak and how he had a vision of gender equality as they discussed the question of why Sikh women are not performing kirtan at the Golden Temple when Guru Nanak ...

Community members hope to start first Sikh temple in Sherwood Park - CBC.ca

Thu, 2017-08-03 17:05

CBC.ca

Community members hope to start first Sikh temple in Sherwood Park
CBC.ca
A proposal to create Sherwood Park's first Sikh temple is pitting neighbours against neighbours. Sikh community members submitted a proposal to Strathcona County council in 2015 to rezone a three-hectare property in the Campbelltown neighbourhood as a ...

British and Indian Politicians Urge Government to Release Sikh Political Prisoners - HuffPost

Thu, 2017-08-03 15:46

HuffPost

British and Indian Politicians Urge Government to Release Sikh Political Prisoners
HuffPost
Dr. Swamy, a member of Indian Parliament, tweeted a letter that he had received from the Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh, in relation to the issue of Sikh political prisoners, on 24 July, 2017. In it, Home Minister Singh states that the matter to ...

Lodi's Sikh temple gets new domes - Lodi News-Sentinel

Thu, 2017-08-03 14:34

Lodi News-Sentinel

Lodi's Sikh temple gets new domes
Lodi News-Sentinel
Two new gold-colored domes sit proudly atop the Deshmesh Darbar Sikh Temple of Lodi, located at the corner of West Lane and Armstrong Road. Construction on the domes began in 2016 as part of the temple's expansion, which will include an additional ...

Sikh Temples in the Lower Mainland send a truck load of food for Williams Lake and area wildfire victims - Williams Lake Tribune

Thu, 2017-08-03 12:08

Williams Lake Tribune

Sikh Temples in the Lower Mainland send a truck load of food for Williams Lake and area wildfire victims
Williams Lake Tribune
The congregations of five Sikh temples in the Lower Mainland came together this week to donate a truck load of food and other supplies for wildfire victims in the Williams Lake region. Mayor Walt Cobb said he received a call from former lakecity ...

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