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US hate crime: Two sentenced to three years in jail for assaulting Sikh-American

A US court has sentenced two persons to three years in prison after charging them with hate crime for brutally assaulting a Sikh-American man last year in California. Chase Little and Colton Leblanc..
Fab Newz Also reported by •DNA

3 year imprisonment for 2 people who assaulted Sikh-American

The convicted- Chase Little and Colton Leblanc were found guilty of hate crime last year for attacking Maan Singh Khalsa, an IT specialist.

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News video: 15 Years After 9/11, U.S. Struggles To Unite

15 Years After 9/11, U.S. Struggles To Unite 03:20

After Sept. 11, signs of unity seemed to well up everywhere in America, but 15 years later, many whose lives changed after the attacks wonder where that unity has gone. (Sept. 6)
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News video: Sikh American Army captain wins right to wear beard and turban

Sikh American Army captain wins right to wear beard and turban 02:56

In the 1980's, President Reagan passed an executive order calling for all troops to look uniform -- which meant no facial hair and no religious headwear. But for one Army captain, his beard and turban..
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News video: Sikh American soldier on what the Army means to him

Sikh American soldier on what the Army means to him 01:21

Sikhs have been serving in the U.S. military since WWI, but they were banned from wearing their traditional turban and beard in the 1980's -- until Captain Simratpal Singh changed that. He spoke with..
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News video: California airport forced to remove turban of a sikh youth

California airport forced to remove turban of a sikh youth 01:49

A Sikh-American teenager, who penned a book about bullying of children from the community, was forced to remove his turban by airport personnel in the US state of California, according to a media..
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News video: Teen says he was

Teen says he was "humiliated" at Meadows Field 02:32

Karanvveer Singh Pannu was in Bakersfield last weekend speaking at a Sikh Youth Symposium and at the Sikh Peace Parade about his book called "Bullying of Sikh American Children."
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Sikhs seek distinct religious category for them in Census

The Sikh-American community today urged the US Census Bureau to have a distinct Sikh category in the next 2020 census, a Sikh advocacy group has said.

Key Al Qaeda leader killed in US airstrike in Afghanistan

*Washington:* A senior Al Qaeda leader responsible for two major attacks in Pakistan was killed in a US counter-terrorism airstrike conducted last week in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said in a..

New York: Sikh-American girl harassed in train, asked to 'go back to Lebanon'

Rajpreet Heir was taking the subway train to a friend's birthday party in Manhattan earlier this month when the white man began shouting at her, according to a report in the New York Times.
India Today Also reported by •Zee News

Man shouts 'go back to Lebanon' to Sikh-American girl on NY subway

Rajpreet Heir was taking the subway train when the white man shouted at her saying, "Do you even know what a Marine looks like? Do you know what they have to see? What they do for this country? Because..
Rediff.com Also reported by •DNAIndiaTimesDeccan Herald

Sikh American Legal Defence and Education Fund (SALDEF)

SALDEF said it will be launching a series of 'Know Your Rights Forums' in gurdwaras across the country beginning in Durham, North Carolina on March 26.

Post Kansas shooting, Sikh group urges community in the US to be cautious, extra vigilant

Advocacy group Sikh Coalition has appealed to every Sikh-American to exercise extra vigilance and caution during this period of heightened vulnerability.
India Today Also reported by •Oneindia

Hate crime in Kansas: Sikh-American group asks community to be vigilant after shooting of Indian engineer

Srinivas Kuchibhotla was killed by a 51-year-old white man who shot at him at a bar in the city on Wednesday.

Sikh group asks community to be vigilant after Kansas shooting

*A Sikh civil rights group has urged members of the Sikh-American community to exercise caution and be extra vigilant in the wake of a possible hate crime in Kansas city that left one Indian engineer..
Deccan Herald

Thousands declare 'I am Muslim too' at solidarity rally in US

*Over a thousand people from various faiths declared I am a Muslim too as they assembled at the iconic Times Square here to express solidarity with the Muslim community and protest against US President..
Deccan Herald

US: Sikhs hire marketing firm to create awareness about their religion

The Sikh-American community have hired a well know marketing firm to generate a nationwide awareness about Sikhism.

Sikh-Americans hire marketing firm for Sikhism awareness in US

In efforts to reduce the hate crimes and violence that the Sikhs have faced since 9/11, the Sikh-American community have hired a well know marketing firm to generate a nationwide awareness about..

5 Sikhs inducted into US Army with religious accommodation

The religious accommodations bring the new total to at least 14 Sikh American soldiers now serving with their religious articles of faith in the US Army

Dhaka attack mastermind killed in Bangladesh

*Dhaka:* Nurul Islam Marzan, one of the key figures behind the Gulshan cafe attack, has been killed in a gunfight with the police in the Bangladesh capital, a senior police officer in Dhaka said on..

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