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Florida Sikh Shot While Driving; Possible hate crime

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Florida, US: According to local news reports, a Sikh American man was shot and injured this past Saturday night as he drove his car in Daytona Beach, Florida.  His 13-year-old son, who was also in the car, was not injured.  Working together, the Sikh Coalition and Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF) have called on law enforcement officials, including ...

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Track hate crimes against Sikhs: US Justice dept to FBI

New York,USA: Describing bullying and harassment of Sikh children as a “serious problem”, the US Department of Justice has recommended that crimes against Sikhs should be added to the religion-based hate crimes tracked by the FBI to help law enforcement officials tackle the problem. Assistant Attorney General in the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division Tom Perez said there is “strong ...

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