Around the year 1200, little more than a decade after the armies of Saladin had forced the Crusaders out of the city, an Indian dervish walked into Jerusalem.
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A Sikh man was called “Osama Bin Laden” and assaulted during a hate crime on Roosevelt Island .
Jageer Mirgind was viciously attacked by her father-in-law, Manjit Mirgind, who became enraged at rumours she was having an affair with a Muslim.
Christian Morales was charged with aggravated harassment in connection with an attack on Columbia University professor Prabhjot Singh, who suffered a broken jaw.
According to Jasser it’s a “legitimate accommodation” for Sikhs but not Muslims in the military.
According to Simran Jeet Singh, Dr. Singh said that during the attack the assailants shouted “get Osama” and “terrorist.”
I wore that costume to challenge the way New Yorkers think about superheroes — and bearded Sikhs like me
“Mr. Singh was targeted because of who he was, what he was wearing, his ethnicity, his religion.”
Parrish fancied himself a “freedom fighter” working for the CIA to “round up terrorists and torture them.”
Inmates of other faiths, such as Muslims, Sikhs, Buddhists and Jews, will be expected to turn to Christian prison chaplains for religious counsel and guidance.
California employers face new restrictions against shunting Sikh and Muslim workers to backroom jobs out of public view based on their wearing of turbans, beards and hijabs.
Solidarity in the face of racism and hate.
The mass shooting of a gurdwara (Sikh temple) in Wisconsin on Sunday is merely the latest chapter in a history of violence. In the months following the attacks of 9/11, more than 300 incidences of hate crimes against Sikhs were reported, according to the Sikh Coalition.