Sikhism

French Turban Campaign Continues as More Sikh Students Face Expulsion

November 19, 2006

Author: Meerat Kaur

Source: SikhSangat News/Sikh Global News

http://www.sikhsangat.org/publish/article_1529.shtml

Jasmeet Singh, one of four French-Sikh schoolboys excluded from school in September for refusing to remove their Turbans, will face a disciplinary hearing on Tuesday 21st November. He will be represented by Kudrat Singh, Director of UNITED SIKHS-France and a representative of the French Turban Action Committee will also attend the hearing...

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Preserving One Culture, Adopting Another

November 18, 2006

Author: ZAK MAZUR

Source: West Bend Daily News/Greater Milwaukee Today

http://www.gmtoday.com/news/local_stories/2006/Nov_06/11172006_13.asp

An India native living in this city, Harpreet Kaur is a minority even in her homeland.

Kaur is a member of the 19 million strong Sikh faith, which represents just a sliver of India’s more than one billion residents.

Kaur came to America in 1994 when she moved to...

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Sikh had his Hair Cut Off in Racist Attack

November 17, 2006

Source: Asian Image

http://www.asianimage.co.uk/display.var.1026882.0.sikh_had_his_hair_cut_off_in_racist_attack.php

A Sikh teenager was recovering after having his hair hacked off during a vicious racial attack.

The traumatised 15-year-old was set upon by four youths in Edinburgh in what police said was a sustained and unprovoked assault.

The boy was subjected to a tirade of racial abuse by the gang in the...

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Sikh Boy's Hair Cut in 'Vicious' Racist Attack

November 16, 2006

Source: SikhNet

http://www.sikhnet.com/Sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/9D1F907B6C2560818725722700820380!OpenDocument

Sikh boy's hair cut in 'vicious' racist attackA 15-year-old Sikh boy had his hair cut during an unprovoked and racist assault in an Edinburgh park, police said.

The incident happened at about 1930 GMT in Pilrig Park on Tuesday.

Lothian and Borders Police said the victim was subjected to verbal...

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Houses of Worship Scramble to Make Room for the Masses

November 13, 2006

Author: Rebecca Rosen Lum

Source: Contra Costa Times

http://www.contracostatimes.com/mld/cctimes/news/local/states/california/16000247.htm

They prayed for the flocks, they got them, and now they're grappling with the reality: Houses of worship in Central and East Contra Costa are flexing with a demographic explosion that's forcing some to construct buildings, expand existing ones or add services.

Rapidly...

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National Gurdwara

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Address: 3801 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20016
Website: http://www.nationalgurdwara.org

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Sikh American Delegation Meets with FBI Leadership in Nation's Capital

November 12, 2006

Source: SikhSangat News

http://www.sikhsangat.org/publish/article_1518.shtml

The Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund (SALDEF), the nation’s oldest Sikh American civil rights organization, along with representatives from five Washington DC-metro area Gurdwaras (Sikh congregational place of worship) met with the Joseph Persichini, Director of the FBI’s Washington Field Office (FBI-WFO), and members of his staff to discuss issues of relevance to the local...

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Snatam Kaur comes to Ann Arbor

November 8, 2006

Author: Amanda Slater

Source: Eastern Echo

http://www.easternecho.com/cgi-bin/story.cgi?7685

This Thursday, world-renowned sacred chant/new age artist Snatam Kaur will be coming to Ann Arbor. This stop is part of her "Celebrate Peace" world tour. The concert will feature music from Snatam Kaur's new album, "Anand," along with performances from guitarist Guru Ganesha Singh and percussionist Krishan Khalsa. The primary message of their music and their...

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Sikh Pilgrims Praise Govt’s Arrangements

November 8, 2006

Source: Daily Times

http://www.dailytimes.com.pk/default.asp?page=2006%5C11%5C08%5Cstory_8-11-2006_pg7_44

ATTOCK: Sharmani Gurdwara Parbandak Committee India leader Muhinder Singh Roomana and other Sikh pilgrims praised the Pakistani government’s arrangements for their visit to Pakistan.

He told reporters at Gurdwara Punja Sahib, Hassan Abdal on Tuesday that the pilgrims had come to Pakistan with high hopes and they had been...

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Sikhs Urging Action on Faith Hate

November 5, 2006

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/6117820.stm

Sikhs in Britain have called for the government to break down faith-hate crimes into different religious groups.

Currently police are not required to monitor abuse or attacks by religion, but the Association of Chief Police Officers believes forces should do so.

Sikhs say they are increasingly being subjected to abuse from people who mistake them for Muslims.

The government says it has...

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Sikh Parade in Salem Draws Participants from Oregon and NW

November 4, 2006

Author: Jory VanAntwerp

Source: Salem News

http://www.salem-news.com/articles/november042006/jory_sikh_11406.php

A small portion of the nearly one million Sikhs in the U.S.A and Canada gathered in Salem Saturday, coming from all over the northwest to, in a way, neutralize the negative energy of July 22nd. That is when someone set fire to a flag with Khanda, the symbol of the Sikh faith on it, outside of the Dashmesh Darbar Sikh...

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Sikh National Center Groundbreaking Planned Today

November 3, 2006

Author: BARBARA KARKABI

Source: Houston Chronicle

http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/life/religion/4309411.html

Sikhs will break ground today for the Sikh National Center following a colorful three-mile parade celebrating the birthday of Guru Nanak, founder of the religion.

The parade, or Nagar Keertan, begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Gurdwara Sahib, 5512 Breen Road.

Several hundred cars, some sporting bright orange flags...

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