Tag Archives: Eric Holder

American Sikh Caucus calls on FBI to track hate crimes

Washington, USA: In the face of continued violence against Sikhs, the bipartisan American Congressional Sikh Caucus asked the Department of Justice to include an Sikh hate crime category on the Hate Crime Incident Report. “American Sikhs experience bigotry at all ages, from school-yard bullying to horrific violence. Despite this, Sikh category has not been added to Form 1-699. Including an Sikh ...

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Include Sikhs among hate crime victims: Attorney General Eric Holder

Washington, USA: Meeting one of the long pending request of Sikh Americans, Attorney General Eric Holder has recommended widening the FBI’s mandate to include the Sikh community among victims of growing hate crimes. Testifying before the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday, Holder said he made this recommendation to the Advisory Policy Board of the Federal Bureau of Investigation to make the necessary changes ...

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Sikh NGO demands from FBI to accept Wisconcin Gurdwara shoot out as an act of hate

Amritsar,Punjab: United Sikhs has asked the FBI to label Wisconcin Gurdwara tragedy as an act of hate and take constructive action to prevent future similar acts. Staff Attorney, International Civil and Human Rights Advocacy, United Sikhs, Manmeet Singh informed TOI on Thursday that “Unless this fact is acknowledged, measures cannot be taken to address it”.He informed that Teresa Carlson, special ...

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