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Sikh Federation UK Condemns Misuse of Term “Asian”

London, UK: Ever since 9/11 and the term Islamophobia was invented, public bodies and the media in the UK have been reluctant to call a spade a spade. For reasons of excessive political correctness and possible claims of racism, the broader term “Asian” has been and continues to be incorrectly used although it is inappropriate. The report by Professor Alexis Jay ...

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Bay Area Sikhs launch BART ads in Oakland, SF to remember pogrom

San Francisco, California: A nonprofit Sikh organization launched a BART poster campaign this month in hopes that a photograph of an elderly crying woman will spur mainstream riders to learn more about the massacre of people in India 25 years ago. The 20-poster, $10,000-campaign on BART stations in San Francisco and Oakland is spearheaded by the Fremont-based Ensaaf group, said co-director Jaskaran Kaur. Ads appeared Nov. 2, and will last a month. The campaign is in honor of the 25th anniversary of pogroms against Sikhs in India.

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