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Gurpreet Singh: Human rights are not just Sikh rights

0 Sikh politicians in Canada are often eager to speak out on human rights issues in India involving Sikhs, but they’ve remained silent about the life sentence handed out to Delhi University professor and non-Sikh G.N. Saibaba after he organized … Continue reading

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Muslim-Sikh Relations in Medieval India: Deconstructing the Orientalist Myth of “Perpetual Communal Conflict”

Between Muslims and Sikhs in the Mughal Era In showing numerous instances of concordance and amity among Muslims and Sikhs that occurred during the Mughal era, Prof Dalip Singh’s Sikh history differs from the trend of Mughal/Musalman-bashing characterizing most of … Continue reading

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Sikh in the Heartland: Iowa student breaks down barriers through speech

Valley High School senior JJ Singh Kapur talks about the spiritual process of putting on his turban each morning which he wears as a tenet of his Sikh faith. Kelsey Kremer/The Register Buy Photo Five years ago, a lone gunman … Continue reading

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Sikh pilgrimage transcends Pakistan-India tensions

A group of Sikh pilgrims from India in Nankana Sahib commemorating the birth of Sikhism’s founder, Guru Nanak. [Sabrina Toppa/Al Jazeera] Nankana Sahib, Pakistan – If Balwant Singh, a 73-year-old retired teacher from India, had the option seven decades ago, … Continue reading

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Meet The Riders Of The Sikh Motorcycle Club Of The Northeast

The tenet that looms largest in most motorcycle clubs is a fanged, unshakeable loyalty. In Skip Hollandsworth’s 2007 story about the notorious Texan motorcycle club the Bandidos, he notes, “They defend one another. They watch each other’s backs. That’s part … Continue reading

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