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Resources about Sikhism and Sikh Americans: Raising Awareness

Hate Crimes Since 9/11/01

FBI To Start Tracking Hate Crimes Against Sikhs, Hindus and Arabs

Article in Huffington Post, posted on  6/5/2013

UPDATE: 9:58 p.m. -- FBI spokesman Stephen Fischer said the bureau also has decided to begin tracking hate crimes against additional religious groups.

"The hate crime tracking will include "all self-identified religions in the United States as listed in the Pew Research Center’s Pew Forum on Religion and Public Life (2008) and the Statistical Abstract (2012) approved by the U.S. Census Bureau," Fischer wrote in an email. "The recommended list includes Catholic, Protestant, Mormon, Jehovah's Witness, Orthodox, Other Christian, Jewish, Islamic (Muslim), Buddhist, Hindu, Sikh, Other Religions, Multiple Religions-Group, and Atheism/Agnosticism."


Brochure about Sikhism

'The Sikhs' Brochures are available in 11 languages from the Sikh Coalition.

New Film Documents Sikh Religious Discrimination

April 20, 2015 (Washington D.C.) – The Sikh Coalition is excited to share The Struggle To Serve – a short documentary encapsulating our ambitious six-year campaign to end discrimination by the U.S. Department of Defense, the largest employer in America. From

Huffington Post Awareness Campaign

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