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Fears rise over possible hate crimes targeting British Sikhs following Paris attacks – International Business Times

By Priyanka Mogul (@PriyankaMogul)   Several British Sikh organisations have warned against potential hate crimes targeting Sikh men in the aftermath of the Paris attacks. Concerns were raised following incidents of Sikh men being mistaken for terrorists in the US as fears spread over the Islamic State (IS) attack in France on 13 November. Sikh […]

Arrested Sikh Leaders not allowed Lawyers – Hindustan Times

NOTE – The featured picture is not an image of any of the Sikhs mentioned in this article. Punjab lawyers on Saturday criticised the Punjab government for not allowing the advocates to meet Sikh leaders, who have been booked on sedition charges and are currently lodged in various jails in complete violation of their fundamental […]

Woman Accuses Sikh Man in Cafe of being Terrorist – TV NZ

  FOLLOW LINK BELOW FOR VIDEO INTERVIEW Medical student Jaspreet Singh, 21, was meeting his professor at the cafe and walked in listening to music on headphones before removing them and putting them in his bag. The cafe was adjacent to Auckland City Hospital and the woman says she and her colleague were concerned about […]

Sikh Societies address Media regarding Bapu Surat Singh Coverage

Via Nishaan, an Inter-University Sikh Society Network An open letter to UK News and Media Agencies, We, the Presidents of twenty-three University Sikh Societies, are writing this letter on behalf of thousands of Sikh students from across the UK. We are deeply concerned that the media in this country is not covering the peaceful protest […]

Why Sikhi and Terrorism Cannot Co-Exist

By Dawinderpal Singh   Are Sikhs extremists? Well, extremely nice maybe. Yet, this isn’t always how we are portrayed.   Sikhs are facing a tough time these days. There are people photoshopping images to make them look like terrorists. Indian politicians are spreading libellous dossiers on them whilst police murder Sikh civilians in Punjab. Even a peaceful protest in Britain saw […]

Atam Academy Given Clearance to Open – Ilford Recorder

The Atam Academy, which is due to open in September next year, will be situated in Little Heath, Chadwell Heath. A statement from the school said that after “many months of hard work” by the Education Funding Authority (EFA), the five acre site on the former Redbridge College playing fields had been allocated to the […]

US Court Backs Facebook Blocking Sikhs For Justice Page – Tribune India

Facebook is immune from claims that it discriminated against the “Sikhs for Justice”, a US-based human rights group, by blocking access to its Facebook page in India, a US court has ruled.The Sikh group’s claims of religious discrimination are precluded under the Communications Decency Act, US District Judge Lucy Koh in San Jose ruled last […]

Sikh Temples of Paris React to Terror Attacks – #PorteOuverte

During the height of the panic of the Paris terror attacks this weekend, the city’s Sikh community made it clear they were open to all looking for shelter. Residents of Paris were Tweeting #PorteOuverte – meaning Open Door – to let people know where they were welcome amidst the chaos of the night. Rohan Singh […]