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After 9/11, Sikhs Bear Burden of Misplaced Anti-Muslim Sentiment.

USA: I remember visiting my parents in my home state of Wisconsin and receiving a frantic phone call from my husband asking if I was okay. “There was a mass shooting at your Gurdwara (Sikh place of worship),” he told me. “A hate crime.” It’s been two years since the August 2012 massacre at Oak Creek, Wisconsin, when Wade Michael ...

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Son of Oak Creek Victim Falls Short in US House Bid

Wisconsin, US: The son of the founder of a Sikh Gurdwara attacked in 2012 has failed in his bid to enter the US Congress, where he had hoped to campaign against violence. Amardeep Kaleka – whose father Satwant Singh Kaleka was among six worshippers shot dead by a white supremacist US Army veteran at the Oak Creek, Wisconsin, Gurdwara – had ...

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Sikh Temple mass shooting: Where have all the donations gone?

OAK CREEK (WITI) — Close to two years after the mass shooting at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin in Oak Creek, questions are being raised about where all the donations have gone. After a gunman walked into the Oak Creek Sikh Temple, killing six people and wounding three others, donations poured in. Now, in the wake of another anniversary, one ...

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American Sikhs Look For Seva Opportunities On The Second Anniversary Of The Oak Creek Massacre

Oak Creek, Wi, USA: On August 5, 2012, we were shocked as a nation to witness the mass shooting at a gurdwara in Oak Creek, WI. To commemorate the two-year anniversary of that horrific event, the Oak Creek sangat is organizing the Chardhi Kala 6K Memorial Run and Walk to be held on Saturday, August 2, 2014. If you cannot attend ...

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Wisconsin officers recall horror during Gurdwara shooting in Oak Creek

Washington,USA: Two police officers who saved hundreds of lives after a white supremacist gunman killed six people at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin in August have described the horror of that day in their first televised interview. In an interview with CBS News, Police Lt. Brian Murphy and Officer Sam Lenda recalled that on a bright Sunday morning in August, a man ...

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