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  • Violence against Sikhs stems from ignorance and fear

    Violence against Sikhs stems from ignorance and fear
    We do not yet know for certain what motivated a gunman to open fire on a Sikh temple in Wisconsin Sunday, killing six and wounding many others. But we do know that the Sikh community in America — for no reason other than its members' appearance — has suffered extensive harassment, prejudice and violence in the years since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Sunday's shooting was a tragedy, but it offers Americans an opportunity to learn about the Sikh community and to quell the ignorance that may have enabled the shooting to occur in the first place.
  • Police offer safety patrols to mosque following Wisconsin shooting

    The mass shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin Sunday has made Harford County's Muslims concerned for their safety. Although the Sikh religion is completely separate from Islam, local Muslims worry that people do not distinguish between Muslims and...

    India's incomplete democracy

    In April and May, the world's largest democracy elected its latest prime minister, Narendra Modi. Modi has promised to shake up long-standing government corruption and bring prosperity to all of India, as he did to the state of Gujarat as its chief...

    Kabaddi tournaments maintain Punjabi traditions in Bay Area

    Kabaddi – a sport without a ball or protective gear or any rule against holding your opponent upside down and moving him in the manner of a salt shaker – is popular across the Central Valley and Bay Area, home to a large Punjabi population.

    India reacts with grief, outrage over Wisconsin killing of Sikhs

    India's Sikhs grieve: India reacted with grief and outrage at the news that at least six Sikhs were killed when a gunman attacked them Sunday in their Wisconsin temple as they prayed and prepared food.