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    USA New Report Finds Sikh And Asian Students Suffer Increasing Harassment In NYC Schools

    New Report Finds Sikh And Asian Students Suffer Increasing Harassment In NYC Schools http://www.eurasiareview.com/05092013-new-report-finds-sikh-and-asian-students-suffer-increasing-harassment-in-nyc-schools/ The Sikh Coalition and the Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund...
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    USA MTA Turban Policy: NYC Transit Allows Sikh And Muslim Employees To Wear Turbans Without Agency Logo

    (RNS) Sikh and Muslim transit workers in New York City are celebrating the settlement of a federal lawsuit that will allow them to wear turbans on the job, in public and without affixing Metropolitan Transit Authority logos to them. They will just have to be the same blue color as the MTA...
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    USA Life: An Italian American Sikh Female Taxi Driver In NYC

    Enjoy the great video with this thread. She looks and dresses like a traditional Indian woman, yet she speaks with an American-Italian Brooklyn accent. Maria Provenzano Singh is also one of the few women cab drivers in New York City. Recently, a young man pulled out a gun at the end of...
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    USA NYC Sikhs Give Boost For Federal Workplace Religious Freedom Law

    A new bill, initiated by Sikh activists and enacted by the New York City council, to protect workers against religious discrimination, adds momentum for such legislation at the federal level, a U.S. senator said. "Like a lot of issues, pressure sometimes has to come from outside Washington to...
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    USA Minimal Progress On Bullying Prevention In NYC Schools

    Image: Ilana Ofgang, Legal Fellow for United Sikhs, testifies before the NYC City Council. On his way home from school, Sanjeet had stopped by a local deli to grab a bite to eat when some boys came from behind and pulled off his dastaar. New York City Councilman Daniel Dromm, who was a...
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    USA Sword-Wielding Sikhs Attack Praying Rivals At NYC Temple

    Worshippers wielding swords and cricket bats interrupted a prayer session at a Sikh temple in Queens to attack their rivals in a vicious power struggle, the New York Post reported Monday. Rival factions at the Baba Makhan Shah Lobana Sikh Center in South Richmond Hill have been bickering for...
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    USA Judge OKs Lawsuit Accusing NYC Transit Of Discriminating Against Muslim, Sikh Employees

    A Brooklyn judge gave the okay Tuesday to a federal lawsuit accusing New York City Transit of discriminating against Muslim and Sikh employees. Transit officials require employees wearing turbans and head scarves to affix the agency logo to the garment, prompting a lawsuit by the U.S. Justice...
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    Sikh Coalition Sikh Coalition Internship Update: Summer/12 Month Vista Positions In NYC

    Service to Country, Service to Sikhs Year-Long and Summer Positions Available Learn more about VISTA 12-Month AmeriCorps VISTA Positions The Americorps VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) program is a national service organization that places individuals with non-profit...
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    1984 Anti-Sikh Pogrom NYC Sikhs Protest Appearance Of Indian Minister

    NYC Sikhs protest appearance of Indian minister By MEGAN K. SCOTT (AP) – 12 hours ago The Associated Press: NYC Sikhs protest appearance of Indian minister NEW YORK — Several dozen Sikhs on Thursday protested a speech by an Indian minister who they say instigated mob riots in their...
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    Sikh Parade NYC 2010

    Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh, I am organizing a group for the Sikh parade in NYC on April 24. The group's goal is to teach people about Sikhi and send a message out to everyone what Sikhi is all about. As all of us are aware that Sikhism is in a position right now where many Sikhs...
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    Sikh News NYC Police Brutalize Human Rights Attorney

    publish.nyc.indymedia.org | NYC Police Brutalize Human Rights Attorney
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    Sikh News NYC Teen Accused Of Cutting Sikh's Hair (AP Via Yahoo! News)

    A teenager was charged with a bias crime after authorities said he forcibly removed a Sikh student's turban and cut off his hair in a school bathroom, authorities said Friday. More...
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    Sikh News NYC Teen Accused Of Cutting Sikh's Hair (CBS News)

    A teenager is being held on hate crime charges for allegedly removing a Sikh student's turban and forcibly cutting off his hair in a school bathroom, authorities said Friday. More...
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    Sikh News NYC Teen Accused Of Cutting Sikh's Hair (AP Via Yahoo! News)

    A teenager is being held on hate crime charges for allegedly removing a Sikh student's turban and forcibly cutting off his hair in a school bathroom, authorities said Friday. More...
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    Sikh News NYC Teen Accused Of Cutting Sikh's Hair (San Francisco Chronicle)

    A teenager was arrested on hate crime charges for allegedly removing a Sikh student's turban and forcibly cutting off his hair in a school bathroom, authorities said Friday. Umair Ahmed, 17, was charged with unlawful imprisonment, menacing and... More...
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    Sikh News NYC Teen Accused Of Cutting Sikh's Hair (AP Via Yahoo! News)

    A teenager was arrested on hate crime charges for allegedly removing a Sikh student's turban and forcibly cutting off his hair in a school bathroom, authorities said Friday. More...
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    Sikh News Sikh NYC Transit Workers File Complaints (AP Via Yahoo! News)

    Five Sikhs who say the Metropolitan Transportation Authority humiliated them by ordering them to wear MTA logos on their turbans when they work in the subways filed federal discrimination complaints Friday...
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    Sikh News Sikh NYC Subway Workers Allege Discrimination (Fox News)

    Employees file complaint over requirement that they wear MTA logos on their turbans at work. http://us.rd.yahoo.com/dailynews/rss/search/sikh/SIG=11mgkap6i/*http%3A//www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,162703,00.html
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    Sikh News Suspect In NYC Hate Crime Charged In 2001 (AP Via Yahoo! News)

    The white teenager jailed without bail after a baseball bat attack on a black man was also prosecuted in a bias incident outside a Sikh temple on Sept. 11, 2001, and was put on probation for a 2002 stabbing...
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    Sikh News Suspect In NYC Hate Crime Charged In 2001 (WINK TV Southwest Florida)

    NEW YORK The white teenager jailed without bail after a baseball bat attack on a black man was also prosecuted in a bias incident outside a Sikh temple on Sept. 11, 2001, and was put on probation for a 2002 stabbing...
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