Raleigh, North Carolina: UNITED SIKHS and The Sikh Gurudwara of North Carolina (SGNC) are proud to announce the completion of the first ever Sikh Cultural Awareness and Sensitivity Training for the Raleigh Police department. The training was conducted in twelve sessions. The aim of these sessions was to explain who Sikhs are, their five articles of faith, and how to ...Read More »
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Peshawar Sikhs Seek Asylum after Terror Campaign Takes Teenager’s Life.
Peshawar, Pakistan: So far, 70 Peshawar Sikh families have sought UNITED SIKHS’ help to obtain asylum following a campaign of terror, epitomised by the brutal killing of teenager Jagmohan Singh, when a gunman shot at Sikhs in a market area on 6th Aug 2014. The United States Department of State has assured UNITED SIKHS that it is investigating the situation faced ...Read More »
Sikh Awareness Program Created for Over 70,000 First Responders in New Jersey.
Trenton, NJ, USA: UNITED SIKHS collaborated with the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness to create a Sikh Cultural Sensitivities Training program. This program is online at NJLearn, the internet training system for all New Jersey first responders. Its goal is to educate first responders, including fire, police, and emergency medical personnel on the Sikh community, its articles ...Read More »
Sikh Featured In GQ Magazine
London, UK: After the Waris Ahluwalia’s GAP advertisement, the Gentlemen’s Quarterly has featured Manik Singh, another keshadhari Sikh, in its magazine. The Gentlemen Quarterly is a fashion magazine with no connection to Sikhi, however’s its decision to feature a Sikh model has been welcomed with surprise. Since the 9/11 attacks, Sikhs have repeatedly endured violence and bigotry throughout the World because ...Read More »
6th Annual Sikh Summit Brings Awareness to the Nation’s Capital
Washington, DC, USA: From July 28-30, 2014, UNITED SIKHS held its 6 th Annual Sikh Summit in Washington DC to meet congressmen, government agencies, and NGOs to discuss Sikh issues around the world, including: – Addressing the rise in hate crimes committed across the country; – Halting the continued introduction of hair sampling qbills by U.S. Congress members; – Counting Sikhs ...Read More »