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White House now ‘condemns’ 1984 anti-Sikh violence

Washington DC, US: In response to a petition from the influential Sikh community seeking recognition of violence against Sikhs in India during November 1984 as “genocide”, the White House has said it continues to “condemn” and “work against” violence directed ...

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Sikh American urges ‘democratic’ India to uphold human rights

New York, USA: A Sikh-American lawyer has urged India to try and live up to its lofty claim of being the “world’s largest democracy” by upholding human rights, especially in Punjab, Kashmir and northeastern states. Writing in the Christian Science ...

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Punjab: Girl denied admission by school for wearing turban

However, the school’s principal said there has been some miscommunication as there were already students studying there wearing turban. Jalandhar, Punjab: A family belonging to Amritdhari Sikh sect has alleged that a private school denied admission to their daughter as ...

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Green Bay man accused of setting fire to store owned by Sikh

hate crime

Green Bay, WI: A 53-year-old man is charged with a hate crime, accused of setting fire to a Green Bay convenience store owned by a Sikh American – seven months after the most deadly U.S. attack on Sikhs in recent ...

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