Sikhism

Sikhs Join in Celebrating American Civil Rights Leader's Birthday

February 5, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Sikh Network

http://www.sikhnet.com/Sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/8C5C0090D5ADBEFB872573E600665149!OpenDocument

Guru Gobind Singh Foundation represented the Sikh community in the InterFaith Conference’s InterFaith Prayer Service marking the birth-anniversary of Rev. Martin Luther King. Tributes were paid to Late Dr. Martin Luther King, America's prominent civil rights...

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Woman Arrested for Trying to Rip Sikh's Turban at US Restaurant

February 1, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Times of India

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/Indians_Abroad/Woman_arrested_for_trying_to_rip_Sikhs_turban_at_US_restaurant/articleshow/2748636.cms

WASHINGTON: A New Jersey woman has been arrested on charges of bias intimidation and harassment after she tried to rip off a Sikh man's turban at a restaurant.

"I could feel...

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US Network's 'Sikhs in America' to Check Hate Crime

February 1, 2008

Source: Yahoo! News

Wire Service: IANS

http://in.news.yahoo.com/indiaabroad/20080201/r_t_ians_wl_us/twl-us-network-s-sikhs-in-america-to-che-903abaa.html

Sacramento (California), Feb 1 (IANS) The US Public Broadcasting System (PBS) has produced a documentary on American Sikhs to create awareness about the community traumatized by post 9/11 racial attacks.

Called 'Sikhs in...

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Singh Can't Move Sarkozy to Lift Turban Ban

January 26, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Economic Times

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/PoliticsNation/Singh_cant_move_Sarkozy_to_lift_turban_ban/articleshow/2732933.cms

The protests by Sikh groups on Friday prompted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take up the issue of French ban on turbans with visiting President Nicholas Sarkozy. But Mr Sarkozy politely told Mr Singh that his country has...

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Canada Walks the Tightrope on Sikh Refugee

January 25, 2008

Author: Bal Krishna

Source: Rediff

http://ia.rediff.com/news/2008/jan/25canada.htm

With the controversy over a failed Indian refugee claimant intensifying, the Canadian government is facing a tough time proceeding with his deportation due to opposition from the Sikh community ahead of the election.

Battle-lines seem to be getting clearly drawn on one Laibar Singh, a failed refugee claimant, who came to Canada [Images] on a fake Indian passport...

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School Fights Bangle Case 'Alone'

January 24, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: BBC News

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/wales/south_east/7205588.stm

The school at the centre of a row over a religious bangle says it will go ahead with a High Court case despite not getting funding from its council.

It has not yet been decided when the case of Sarika Singh, 14, who was excluded from an Aberdare school for wearing the Sikh bangle, will be heard.

The chair of governors...

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Sikh Diaspora Hails Pak Cabinet’s Approval of Sikh Marriage Ordinance

January 23, 2008

Author: Ravinder Singh Robin

Source: Thaindian News/ANI

http://www.thaindian.com/newsportal/india-news/sikh-diaspora-hails-pak-cabinets-approval-of-sikh-marriage-ordinance_10014103.html

Sikh Diaspora has hailed Pakistan Cabinet’s approval of the Sikh Marriage Ordinance 2008. Now, Sikhs can get their marriages registered in Pakistan under the ordinance. Pakistan has...

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ACLU Attends Dallas Gurdwara to Educate Sikh Community

January 21, 2008

Author: Press Release

Source: United Sikhs

http://www.unitedsikhs.org/PressReleases/PRSRLS-21-01-2008-00.html

"This is the most fun that I have ever had on the job,” said American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Texas Legal Director Lisa Graybill with a smile as she and her colleagues addressed the congregation of Gurdwara Singh Sabha of North Texas last Sunday with an informational presentation about Sikhs’ rights. This...

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Mombasa Sikh Community Assists Likoni Victims

January 21, 2008

Author: Staff Writer

Source: CoastWeek

http://www.coastweek.com/3103-02.htm

Members of The Sikh Supreme Council and Members of Siri Guru Singh Sabha Mombasa donate to Internally displaced persons in Likoni area.

While handing over donations to the affected persons the third Vice Chairman of Sikh Supreme Council (Kenya) who is also the Chairman of Siri Guru Singh Sabha, Mr. Surjit Singh Sagoo called on Kenyans to pray for peace in the country.

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Gurmat Camp Held in Fiji Islands

January 17, 2008

Author: S. Dalabar Singh

Source: SikhNet News

http://www.sikhnet.com/Sikhnet/news.nsf/NewsArchive/0796E515A8F90B29872573D3004B7D85!OpenDocument

GURMAT CAMP 2008 was held at Tagi Tagi Gurudwara Saheb, Tavua, Fiji Islands, from 7th. to 12th. January, 2008. It was organized by S. Dalabar Singh on behalf of the Gurudwara Prabhandak Committee. Gyani Gubachan Singh, Gyani Manmohan Singh and Bhai Harbhajan Singh...

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