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Sikhs protest outside French embassy in Delhi over turban ban

Vadodara,India: Sikh groups led by United Sikhs organization, Akali Dal (Delhi) and Sikh Forum held a peaceful protest outside the French Embassy in Delhi and submitted a memorandum addressed to French President Francois Hollande against the ongoing turban ban in French public schools. “If there was any doubt about the legality of France’s (turban ban) action, the eminent jurists of ...

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Sikh-Americans demand protection of minorities in Pakistan

Washington,USA:Strongly condemning the murder of Sikh-Canadian woman Rajvinder Kaur Gill and the beheading of Mohinder Singh in Pakistan, the Sikh community in the US demanded protection of minorities in that country. Strongly condemning the murder of Sikh-Canadian woman Rajvinder Kaur Gill and the beheading of Mohinder Singh in Pakistan, the Sikh community in the US demanded protection of minorities in ...

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SIKHS WIN SCHOOL TURBAN BAN CASE AGAINST FRANCE IN THE UN

The UN Human Rights Committee has made our nine year wait for justice worthwhile, since the French law was passed against religious signs in public schools in 2004. The UNHRC has once again proved to be the beacon of light for the freedom of thought, conscience and religion by upholding that the Article 18 right under the International Covenant on ...

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President Obama’s Administration Celebrates Sikh Gurupurab in White House

Guru Nanak Dev Ji Gurpurab Celebration in White House

Washington DC, USA: Guru Nanak Dev Ji’s Birthday was celebrated at the White House under the Obama administration today.  Around 150 Sikhs attended the celebration with senior officials of the white house at the the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in the South Court Auditorium. The program started at 9:30AM and concluded around 12:00PM. The program started with welcome remarks from ...

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Sikh gas station worker shot at in South Carolina

Inman, SC : UNITED SIKHS has been informed that on November 19, 2012 at approximately 11:15 pm, a Sikh gas station worker was shot at in Inman, South Carolina. While closing his convenience store located in the gas station, a flying object struck the worker’s eye and he started bleeding profusely. He immediately called 911 and was taken to the hospital ...

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