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Sikh Hate Crime

In Response To Racist Facebook Commenters, Sikh Cartoonist Preaches Tolerance

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 12.12.2014 | Religion

Sometimes the best way to combat hate is by telling a story. Vishavjit Singh began receiving a barrage of hateful, racist and verbally abusive comm...

Man Arrested For Horrific Sikh Hate Crime

AP | Posted 08.19.2014 | Religion

NEW YORK (AP) -- Police have arrested a 55-year-old New York man on charges he called a Sikh man a terrorist and mowed him down with his pickup truck....

Sikh Hate Crime Victim: 'Let The Light Of Awareness Enter Our Hearts'

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.11.2014 | Religion

Doctor Jaspreet Singh Batra came forward on Monday as the victim of an alleged Sikh hate crime that took place in New York City less than two weeks af...

Reported Sikh Hate Crime Leaves Father Critically Injured

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 08.05.2014 | Religion

Sikh activists pressured law enforcement on Tuesday to investigate what they are calling a hate crime against 29-year-old Sandeep Singh, a Sikh father...

Judge Makes SHOCKING Comment To Sikh Man

Posted 09.27.2013 | Religion

The ACLU wrote a letter on Wednesday to decry the shocking treatment of Jagjeet Singh, a practicing Sikh, at the hands of the Mississippi Department o...

Optimism in the Face of Ignorance and Hate: What Will We Do?

Harmann P. Singh | Posted 11.26.2013 | Religion
Harmann P. Singh

How is it that 49 percent of Americans believe "Sikh" is a sect of Islam when it is in fact its own independent religion? And how is it that 79 percent of Americans cannot identify India as the geographic origin of the Sikh faith?

Our Resolve in the Face of Terror and Hate

Satpal Singh | Posted 11.24.2013 | Religion
Satpal Singh

May God enlighten the attackers and bring peace and understanding to their mind. Let the light of love pierce through the clouds of hate and illuminate our hearts with universal love and harmony.

Hate Hits Home: When My Friend Became A Target

Simran Jeet Singh | Posted 11.22.2013 | Religion
Simran Jeet Singh

Unfortunately, his assailants did not see Prabhjot Singh, the professor, the community health expert or the local doctor. They saw a man wearing a beard and a turban, and saw a target.

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Columbia Professor Attacked In Possible Hate Crime | Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 09.24.2013 | Religion

A Columbia University professor was assaulted on Saturday night in what police say is being investigated as a hate crime. According to a New York ...

After Shooting, Sikhs Push For More Legal Protections

Religion News Service | Jeanie Groh | Posted 09.23.2012 | Religion

(RNS) U.S. Sikhs are taking heart in a widely publicized Senate hearing on hate crimes and a pledge by the Justice Department to consider tracking hat...

Amanda Terkel

Congressman: FBI Needs To Count Hate Crimes Against Sikhs | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.07.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Joseph Crowley (D-N.Y.) has for months been advocating that the FBI collect data on hate crimes against Sikh Americans. Sunday's tr...

Vandalized House Of Worship Brings Accusations Of Hate Crime

Posted 02.08.2012 | Detroit

A Sikh temple or gurdwara under construction in Sterling Heights, Mich., was recently vandalized with graffiti, in what some are calling a hate crime....