Tag Archives: United Sikhs

Oak Creek, WI Investigation Report released: FBI fails to label this as an act of hate

Milwaukee, Wisconsin: Teresa Carlson, special agent in charge of the FBI’s Milwaukee office, announced on Tuesday, Nov 20. 2012 that the agency has finished its probe into the Oak Creek, Wisconsin shooting on August 5, 2012, that killed six Sikh worshippers and injured four individuals. The FBI concluded that the shooter, Wade Michael Page, acted alone. They found no evidence ...

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Another Sikh Gurdwara targeted in United States

Georgia, USA: Incident reported for this past Sunday, around 12:30 pm at another Gurdwara. A white male likely between the age of 17-22, entered the parking lot of the Norcross, GA Gurdwara situated at 1158 Rockbridge Road, and started scratching the parked cars with a very sharp object. When some kids and youth playing in the parking lot raised an alarm ...

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United Sikhs congratulate US President Barack Obama on his 2nd victory

Ludhiana,Panjab: United Sikhs, a US based NGO and humanitarian aid organization, has offered congratulations to US President Barack Obama and the new members of Congress on their election victories on November 6, 2012. “We welcome President Obama into his second term with much hope for policy changes that will better the futures of all Americans” reads a statement by United ...

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Superstorm Sandy: US gurudwaras turn into shelter homes

Amritsar,panjab:As superstorm Sandy hit the US East Coast affecting millions of people, an international Sikh forum on Tuesday announced that gurudwaras in the country have been turned into shelter homes for the affected. American Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC) said that arrangements have been made in Gurudwaras for providing food, water and shelter to those affected by the storm.“As the gurudwaras ...

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Hurricane Sandy – Sikhs working with other agencies in relief operation

New York,USA: Many parts of the Unite States are hit by a sandy storm and according to reports Sikh groups are working closely with the Office of Emergency Management and State VOADs to track the impact and providing relief services . As per reports the United Sikhs and American Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee have plans to turn the Gurdwaras (Sikh place ...

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