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    SALDEF National Geographic Channel Stops At Apology

    SNN Anjur Kaur SALDEF told the National Geographic Channel last week that clipping a scene from its broadcast program episode, ‘Inside Al Qaeda,’ which juxtaposed Sikhs with terrorists, isn’t enough to alleviate the damage done to the Sikh community. The Sikh American Legal Defense and...
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    USA Plymouth-Canton Schools, Sikhs Reach Kirpan Agreement

    Students of the Sikh faith will be allowed to continue wearing a kirpan, the knife-like symbol of nonviolence they’re required to wear upon baptism, under terms of an agreement reached this week between Plymouth-Canton Community Schools officials and leaders of the Sikh community. More than a...
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    Canada We Stand By Sikhs Over Kirpan Issue, Says Kenney

    The federal government last week expressed solidarity with the Sikh community while attacking the "separatist" Quebec parties over the kirpan "non-issue". Minister of Immigration, Citizenship and Multiculturism Jason Kenney charged the incident - in which four Sikhs were barred from entering...
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    Minority Communities Increasingly Face Policies That Adversely Burden External Religious Identities

    NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ability of the Sikh community to practice its faith freely is a good litmus test of freedom for those that manifest their religious identity. UNITED SIKHS finds in the Global Sikh Civil & Human Rights Report 2010 released today that Sikhs...
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    Pacific An Australian Artist Pays Tribute To The Sikh Community

    Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) He makes portraits of Sikh youths who study in Australia and drive taxis to earn their living. With his brush strokes, Daniel Connell tries to bring the community closer to Australians in difficult times. Adelaide-based Connell, 40, acknowledges the contribution of...