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Discrimination against Sikh taken up with US

New York, USA: US Attorney Preet Bharara’s office took up the issue of alleged religious discrimination against an elderly Sikh man with the New York City Department of Correction. Gurbhej Singh Sandhu was asked to remove his turban when he visited a correctional facility here to meet his son who was serving a sentence. According to a statement by rights groups ...

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Assailants cut Delhi Sikh’s hair, throw acid on him

New Delhi: About six to seven unidentified men allegedly cut the hair of a 60-year-old Sikh man and also threw acid on him in Bhogal area of south-east Delhi, the police said on Tuesday. After the incident, hundreds of Sikhs staged a protest, demanding the arrest of the accused. The incident took place around 7.30 pm on Monday when Ranjeet ...

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US 9/11 revenge killer convicted

USA: A man in the US has been convicted of murdering a Sikh man, whom he mistook for an Arab, in revenge for the 11 September attacks. Frank Silva Roque’s lawyers had tried to claim he was insane when he shot Indian immigrant Balbir Singh Sodhi. The murder took place in an Arizona petrol station just four days after the ...

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New York Assembly Bill Would Allow Sikhs To Serve In Police, Other Government Jobs

New York, USA: Assemblyman David Weprin, D-Queens, has introduced legislation allowing people with religious clothing and facial hair to serve in the police and other government jobs. The Bill would allow Sikhs to serve in police, other government jobs. The proposal comes after a Sikh man was run over last month by a truck driver yelling hateful comments. The Sikh ...

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Sikh man stabbed to death in Pakistan.

Peshawar, Pakistan: A Sikh man was stabbed to death by unidentified attackers in Pakistan’s northwestern Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, a media report said today. Amarjeet Singh was found murdered inside the warehouse of his shop in Shaheedan Bazaar of Mardan city yesterday. His son Gagan Singh told police that he was at the family-owned cosmetics shop until 2 pm, when his father ...

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