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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, [...]

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 [...]