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Sikhs sidestep fights over US rampage donations

Wisconsin, USA: Gurdwara leaders, on the advice of outside counsel, decided to divide the money equally among all six families of the shooting victims. After a gunman killed six worshippers at aThe outpouring of financial support followed a rampage a year ago Monday in which an Army veteran with ties to white supremacy groups killed six people at the temple and ...

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Candlelight vigil honors Wisconsin Sikh victims

Oak Creek, Wis. Hundreds of people gathered Monday night to mark the one-year anniversary of a shooting rampage at a Wisconsin Sikh temple with a candlelight vigil in a field next to the very parking lot where two of the six victims died. Amardeep Kaleka, the son of one of the victims, said the turnout was greater than organizers anticipated. ...

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Monumental Step Forward in Tracking Hate Crimes Against Sikhs

Washington D.C:  With the utmost gratitude, UNITED SIKHS thanks Congressman Joseph Crowley (D-NY) for his efforts to encourage the Department of Justice and FBI to begin tracking and quantifying hate crimes against Sikh, Hindu, and Arab Americans. To date, the FBI has not collected and tracked hate crimes against these communities, despite serious hate crimes committed against community members especially ...

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Gilbert Garcia who was arrested earlier nearly killing 82 yrs Piara Singh of Fresno pleads ‘Not Guilty’

Sacramento, California: A man accused of brutally attacking an 82-year old Sikh with a rod outside a gurdwara in a suspected hate crime earlier this month has pleaded not guilty to charges of attempted murder and abusing an elderly. Gilbert Garcia, 29, is accused of attacking Piara Singh outside the Nanaksar gurdwara in southwest Fresno, located in the heart of the ...

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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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