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Sikh community facing rise in hate crimes seeks help from cities

Sikh community facing rise in hate crimes seeks help from cities

The local Sikh community says it’s been dealing with a rise in hate crimes against their religion, some of which have turned violent. One such incident was captured on surveillance video at an AM/PM at the corner of Pacific Highway South and S. 272nd Street in Federal Way. The […]

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Tignish, P.E.I., legion to issue apology for demanding Sikh man remove religious head covering

Tignish, P.E.I., legion to issue apology for demanding Sikh man remove religious head covering

Two Sikh men say they were shocked Wednesday when one of them was ordered to remove his religious headdress by management at the Tignish branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. Jaswinder Singh Dhaliwal said when he refused the demand for religious reasons the situation quickly spiraled out of control. […]

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‘Meet-Your-Sikh’ event to bring community leaders together to raise awareness of Sikhism

'Meet-Your-Sikh' event to bring community leaders together to raise awareness of Sikhism

Sikhism is one of the newest religions on Earth, founded only 500 years ago in the Punjab region of India. According to the Sikh Coalition, it is the fifth largest monotheistic religion in the world, with 25 million followers around the world and close to 500,000 in the U.S. […]

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Sikh man gets apology after a P.E.I. Legion told him to remove his turban

Sikh man gets apology after a P.E.I. Legion told him to remove his turban

Jaswinder Singh, right, and Sunny Pannu, centre, say when they went with Annemarie Blanchard, left, to the Legion in Tignish, P.E.I., they were subjected to racist insults from patrons and Singh was asked by staff to remove his turban. (Steve Bruce/CBC) A Sikh man says he was asked to […]

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Brazen ‘thief’ is caught on CCTV ‘stealing SHOES at a Sikh Temple while worshipers are praying’

Brazen 'thief' is caught on CCTV 'stealing SHOES at a Sikh Temple while worshipers are praying'

This is the shocking moment a woman can be seen appearing to steal shoes from a Sikh temple while their owners prayed upstairs. The footage is from the Guru Nanak Darbar Gurdwara in Gravesend, Kent on January 12. It shows a woman sat on a bench before she seems […]

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