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  1. aristotle

    Young Sikhs In Maryland Fight Bias With Diplomacy In The Classroom

    One recent afternoon, two dozen teenagers stayed late at Hoover Middle School in Potomac, Md., for a presentation on Jewish culture. They tasted matzoh brittle, spun dreidels, colored Purim masks and watched a video of a rabbi blowing a ram’s horn. Some clowned or texted, but one student...
  2. spnadmin

    ‘Don’t Freak, I’m A Sikh,’ Video Seeks To Combat Bias (Video)

    ‘Don’t Freak, I’m a Sikh,’ Video Seeks to Combat Bias http://time.com/14459/dont-freak-im-sikh/ Sikh fashion blog Singh Street Style' video implores people not to "freak" when they see a man in a turban. For some in the west, a man wearing a turban can become a target of suspicion...
  3. spnadmin

    Legal US Rights Body Asks Hagel To Explain 'Army Bias' Against Sikhs

    US rights body asks Hagel to explain 'Army bias' against Sikhs A US commission has asked defence secretary Chuck Hagel to explain the exclusion of Sikhs, known for their valour and pride, from the American armed forces. In a letter, the US Commission on Civil Rights requested Hagel to...
  4. Archived_Member16

    UK UK Wakes Up To Caste Bias

    UK wakes up to caste bias Shalini Nair - The Indian Express - Tue Mar 26 2013, 09:12 hrs London : For a place that is only one-fifteenth the size of London, Coventry has a large number of gurdwaras. Even that might not have seemed so incongruous considering that Sikhs are the largest...
  5. Scarlet Pimpernel

    Sikhism And Bias

    Guru Nanak was impartial about the existing faiths of his day explaining what was right and wrong in the individual practices. Some followed him like his two friends but they did not renounce their faiths. Today we are not so impartial we try to point out what we don’t like about other faiths...
  6. spnadmin

    USA Ex-administrator Sues KU, Claims Harassment And Bias

    Note: Associated Press stories tend to be very brief. This is all the information that is available at this time. The story will be updated as more information emerges. Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Kan. | The University of Kansas has been sued by a former associate vice provost for...
  7. Vikram singh

    Sikh News US Files Suit Over Racial Bias Against Indians

    Washington, July 17 The US Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against the owner and management of an apartment complex at Renton in Washington State for racial discrimination against Indians who were treated less favourably than other tenants and even told to “go back” to India. The...
  8. Admin

    Controversial Sikhs And Hindus Accuse BBC Of Pro-Muslim Bias

    Hindu and Sikh leaders have accused the BBC of pandering to Britain's Muslim community by making a disproportionate number of programmes on Islam at the expense of covering other Asian religions. A breakdown of programming from the BBC’s Religion and Ethics department, seen by The...
  9. Archived_Member16

    Indian-born MP Wants Caste Bias Banned In Britain

    Indian-born MP wants caste bias banned in Britain Africa Leader Tuesday 12th May, 2009 (IANS) A draft bill designed to promote social equality must also try and erase caste-based discrimination that is rampant among South Asians in Britain, an Indian-born MP says. Virendra Sharma, MP...
  10. S

    Sikh News Bias Against Sikh Students In NY (NDTV)

    Being a Sikh in the US has become increasingly difficult in post 9/11 world where their turban makes them a target for bigotry and violence. With public opinion denigrating them incidents like the Radio Jockey in Los Angeles comparing the turban to a diaper naturally enrages the community. More...
  11. S

    Sikh News Teen Arrested In Bias Crime For Cutting Sikh's Hair (WCBS 880 New York)

    A teenager was arrested for a bias crime after violating a Sikh student's religious beliefs by forcibly removing the victim's turban and chopping his hair off in a high school bathroom, authorities said Friday. Stay tuned for a report from Irene Cornell. More...
  12. S

    Sikh News Bias Probed In Attack On Sikh Boy (The New York Sun)

    A Sikh high school student was allegedly attacked yesterday by two other students, who ripped off his turban and cut his hair in the bathroom of their Queens school, police said. Sikh men wear their hair long and wrapped in a turban as a religious practice. Police arrested the two students and...
  13. gurunanakslad

    Knife Detectors At Stations: UK Sikhs Fear Bias

    Expressing fear of discrimination, the UK Sikhs feel that the introduction of knife detectors at train stations in England may infringe on Kirpanwearers’ rights. Highlighting their concern, the representatives of the community last week wrote to the police authorities concerned, urging them to...
  14. Admin

    Sikh News Targeting Bias Violence (Stamford Advocate)

    Targeting bias violence (Stamford Advocate) http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/search/sikh/SIG=13k0efmep/*http%3A//www.stamfordadvocate.com/news/local/newyork/nyc-nyback064652940mar06,0,933670.story?coll=nyc-nynews-print Array Mon, 06 Mar 2006 09:43:47 GMT In the summer of 2004, Rajinder...
  15. Admin

    Sikh News Five Found Not Guilty Of Bias Attack Of Sikh Man (The Ridgewood Times News)

    Five Found Not Guilty Of Bias Attack Of Sikh Man (The Ridgewood Times News) http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/search/sikh/SIG=11ln6e9vj/*http%3A//www.timesnewsweekly.com/NewFiles/FIVE.html Array Fri, 16 Dec 2005 15:33:25 GMT by Robert Pozarycki Five men have been acquitted of hate crimes...
  16. N

    Sikh News Reports: Bat Suspect Also Prosecuted In 9/11 Bias Attack (WNBC)

    The white teenager jailed without bail after a baseball bat attack on a black man was also prosecuted in a bias incident at a Sikh temple on Sept. 11, 2001, according to published reports...
  17. N

    Christianity Air Force Academy Probes Religious Bias (Reuters Via Yahoo! News)

    A U.S. Air Force Academy chaplain who criticized the "pervasive evangelical climate" at the college resigned from the military ahead of the release on Wednesday of a report on religious bias at the institution...
  18. N

    Sikh News Chief Inspector's Sex Bias Claim (BBC News)

    A chief inspector claims discrimination by the Metropolitan Police after she was falsely accused of racism. http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/search/sikh/SIG=122sfrhkn/*http%3A//news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/-/1/hi/england/london/4092552.stm
  19. N

    Sikh News Immigrants See Bias In Canada (Seattle Times)

    Gian Sangha wanted to work so bad he cut his hair and removed his turban when interviewing, even though it compromised his Sikh beliefs... http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/search/sikh/SIG=12usgci3l/*http%3A//seattletimes.nwsource.com/html/nationworld/2002307189_canada05.html?syndication=rss
  20. N

    Sikh News Immigrants Wary Of Complaining Of Bias, Advocates Say (New York Times)

    Discrimination cases involving Muslims in the workplace, at school and in airports increased markedly after Sept. 11 but are most commonly brought by American-born Muslims because immigrants are reluctant to take legal action, lawyers and civil rights advocates say...