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Enlisting SpongeBob and ‘Game of Thrones’ to counter anti-Sikh prejudice

Enlisting SpongeBob and ‘Game of Thrones’ to counter anti-Sikh prejudice

We Are Sikhs representatives hold the American flag at a Fresno Grizzlies baseball game in Fresno, Calif., on July 4, 2017. Sikhs and their neighbors gather at the Guru Gobind Singh Foundation in Maryland during the National Month of Community Outreach on May 7, 2017. Photo by Dr. Rajwant […]

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Enlisting SpongeBob and ‘Game of Thrones’ to counter anti-Sikh prejudice

Enlisting SpongeBob and ‘Game of Thrones' to counter anti-Sikh prejudice

We Are Sikhs representatives hold the American flag at a Fresno Grizzlies baseball game in Fresno, Calif., on July 4, 2017. Sikhs and their neighbors gather at the Guru Gobind Singh Foundation in Maryland during the National Month of Community Outreach on May 7, 2017. Photo by Dr. Rajwant […]

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SEPARATE CATEGORY IN CENSUS WILL SERVE SIKH COMMUNITY BETTER, SAYS MP

SEPARATE CATEGORY IN CENSUS WILL SERVE SIKH COMMUNITY BETTER, SAYS MP

GATHERING: The census should measure all peoples by TAN DHESI MP for Slough THE last two censuses in 2001 and 2011 included a tick box for Sikhs under the optional faith section of the questionnaire, but had no similar option under the mandatory ethnicity section. As a result, although […]

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Australian school discriminated against turban-wearing boy

Australian school discriminated against turban-wearing boy

Sidhak Singh was initially not allowed to wear his patka, or child’s turban, to school An Australian school discriminated against a five-year-old Sikh boy when it prevented his enrolment because he wore a turban, a tribunal has found. The uniform policy of Melton Christian School in Melbourne prohibits non-Christian […]

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Victorian tribunal finds Christian school discriminated against five-year-old Sikh boy

Victorian tribunal finds Christian school discriminated against five-year-old Sikh boy

Media player: "Space" to play, "M" to mute, "left" and "right" to seek. A Victorian tribunal has ruled a Christian school in Melbourne unlawfully discriminated against a young Sikh boy, when it refused to accept him as a student if he wore his traditional headwear. In keeping with his […]

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