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Op Ed: Condemning the violence against Sikhs
Op Ed: Condemning the violence against Sikhs
News Queens Courier Staff 8/09/2012 at 12:12PM

In the aftermath of the terrifying events in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, the American Sikh community is grieving the loss of six lives. They are also awaiting answers. Why would such a heinous act be perpetrated, committed within their own house of worship? Although the investigations concerning the motives of the killer are ongoing from local, [...]

Richmond Hill man loses uncle in Milwaukee temple shooting
Richmond Hill man loses uncle in Milwaukee temple shooting
News Billy Rennison 8/07/2012 at 5:59PM

Hours after Mohan Singh Khatra was installed as chair of the Sikh Cultural Society in Queens, the celebration was disrupted when he learned his uncle had been among those killed in the shooting at a Wisconsin gurdwara. Members at the gurdwara in Richmond Hill first heard the news of the Milwaukee massacre, executed by Army [...]

Sikh shooting in Wisconsin hits home in Queens
News Billy Rennison 8/07/2012 at 3:42PM

Though hundreds of miles away, the shooting at a Wisconsin gurdwara struck close to home for the tens of thousands of Sikhs in Queens. “New York and particularly southeast Queens is the center of Sikh life in the United States,” said Mayor Michael Bloomberg outside the Sikh Cultural Society in Richmond Hill on Monday, August [...]

Queens Sikhs vow to help victims
Queens Sikhs vow to help victims
News Queens Courier Staff 8/07/2012 at 2:54PM

BY SAMUEL LIEBERMAN & CHRISTOPHER BRITO One day after the massacre of six at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin, an NYPD patrol car was stationed outside the Sikh Center of New York in Flushing. “This is a hate crime so it not going to be easy to stop,” said Gurvinder Singh, 45, a temple member. [...]

Bloomberg offers condolences to Queens Sikh community following Milwaukee shooting
Bloomberg offers condolences to Queens Sikh community following Milwaukee shooting
News Billy Rennison 8/06/2012 at 3:12PM

Dozens of Queens Sikhs joined the mayor in Richmond Hill, including one man who lost an uncle in the Milwaukee shooting, to offer their support and condolences to the families of those who were killed. “I think it fair to say New Yorkers of every faith are joining the Sikh community in praying for the [...]