Five years after Oak Creek Sikh massacre, combat hate before it takes more lives

Five years after Oak Creek Sikh massacre, combat hate before it takes more lives

My Sikh brother was killed in a hate crime four days after the 9/11 attacks. We need Americans of all faiths to build bridges and understanding. Aug. 5, 2012 was a tragic day in American history. A neo-Nazi walked into a Sikh house of worship or gurdwara in Oak […]

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World Sikh Organisation Holds 3rd Annual Sikh Youth Leadership Institute in Ottawa

World Sikh Organisation Holds 3rd Annual Sikh Youth Leadership Institute in Ottawa

Ottawa (August 17, 2017): The World Sikh Organization of Canada held its third annual Sikh Youth Leadership Institute (SYLI) in Ottawa this past weekend. After taking part in a rigorous application process, twenty Sikh youths between the ages of 18-25 were selected to take part in the program. The […]

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70 years after Pakistan-India split, Sikhs search for home

70 years after Pakistan-India split, Sikhs search for home

Pakistani Sikh Radesh Singh, center, shows a house occupied by Muslim families, used to be a Sikh temple in Peshawar, Pakistan. — AP Photo/Muhammad Sajjad PESHAWAR, Pakistan — Radesh Singh’s grandfather was just 11 years old when he left his village in India’s Punjab province to move to Peshawar, […]

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US Sikhs Launch Campaign to Educate Americans About Their Faith

US Sikhs Launch Campaign to Educate Americans About Their Faith

National Sikh Campaign. Credit: Reuters New York: Sikhs in the US today launched a nationwide million-dollar campaign to spread awareness and address the “collective misunderstanding” over the minority community amid a spike in hate crimes against them in the country. The month-long ‘We are Sikhs’ campaign was launched by […]

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For more than a century, Sikhs have faced suspicion and violence

For more than a century, Sikhs have faced suspicion and violence

The 1907 episode in a seaside timber town in Washington came to be known as the Bellingham Riots. Really, though, there were no riots. There was a pogrom. At the time, the United States was suffering through deep economic distress, a panic-filled recession that had begun the year before. […]

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