Sikhs Raise Terror, Turban Issue With US Lawmakers

May 12, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: Yahoo News

Sikh leaders met US lawmakers during a week-long summit here and sought meaningful solutions to the issues of concerns to the community like discriminatory practices, hate crimes and the right to wear turban.

The 2010 Sikh Summit was organised by UNITED SIKHS as part of their ongoing advocacy projects to protect Sikh civil and human rights.

Community leaders and organisations from across the country gathered on the Capitol Hill and spoke on the issues of concern to Senators, Congress persons and members of government think-tanks.