Tag Archives: United Sikhs

Disaster Relief Aid distributed to 1000 villagers affected by Typhoon in Philippines

Panay Islands, Philippines: This Thanksgiving, we are thankful for your support because of which we were able to provide food aid to a 1000 villagers of Panay islands. The impact is real, the loss is real and so is the huge task of assisting the people of Philippines to get their life back. To help us continue on this mission ...

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SIKHS Win Third Turban Case at the UN against France

Paris, France: The UN Human Rights Committee (UNHRC) concluded that France has violated the religious freedom of 57 year old Shingara Mann Singh when he was asked to remove his turban for his passport photograph. Shingara Singh, a French national since 1989, was unable to renew his passport in 2005 because the French authorities insisted that he remove his turban ...

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Sikh Gurus’ portraits removed from Los Angeles bar and cafe

Los Angeles, California:UNITED SIKHS International Civil and Human Rights Advocacy (ICHRA) Team received an email confirmation from the Pikey Bar and Café Management detailing that the portraits of the Sikh Guru’s have been removed from the Bar as of October 1st, 2013. After learning of the portraits, UNITED SIKHS first wrote to the Bar management on August 29th, 2013 expressing ...

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Sikh Boys asked to remove their turbans for Go-Karting- Sign, if you believe this should end!

Livermore, California:  “I have some bad news for you, that thing on your head is not allowed”, is how Arminder Singh (26), Gurpreet Singh (16), Diljit Singh (15), and Jaskirat Singh (11), were greeted by the employee of Boomers when they wanted to go kart. Boomers is a Family Entertainment Center in Livermore, California where these Sikh youth and children ...

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Sacramento Sikh Couple Kicked Out of AMC Theatre

Emeryville, California, USA:  Harassed. Insulted. Embarrassed and humiliated are just few words to express how a Sikh couple felt after trying to have a fun night out at the movies. Like fellow Americans, a Sikh gentleman, Mr. Manjot Singh, took his wife out to the movies on a Saturday evening. Upon arrival at the AMC Movie Theatre in Emeryville, CA, ...

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