AMRITSAR: Incidents of hate crime against Sikhs in the US have not deterred the community but have instead firmed their resolve to fight back and educate fellow Americans about their religion and identity, a Sikh body has said. "It's natural to be frightened about our families and our future, but Sikhs have a history of overcoming persecution and we will survive this," said Manvinder Singh, director, United Sikhs on Friday.
American Sikhs Combat a “Climate of Fear” with Food
February 22, 2017
NORWICH, CT, USA—Since 9/11, Sikhs have unfairly become targets of religious-based attacks. Hate crime reports from previous years have shown a troubling trend towards hate-motivated violence against Sikhs mistaken for Muslims.
Don't Spread false info: US Sikhs to president candidates
October 22, 2014
AMRITSAR:Claiming that ignorance and lack of knowledge about Sikhs among the 2016 US presidential candidates had resulted in divisive and senseless rhetoric, the US-based body United Sikhs has approached those in fray to seek an apology and have advised them to desist from spreading a "negative narrative".
UNITED SIKHS Initiates Emergency Response to Louisiana Flood
August 27, 2016
As per an update by the UNITED SIKHS, over the last two weeks, all of us have seen the devastation caused by the historic floods in Louisiana. This is likely the worst U.S. disaster we've experienced since Superstorm Sandy in 2012. Thousands of lives have been severely impacted. Innumerable families have been evacuated and are now placed in shelters .
Tue, Aug 9, 2016: Athens, Greece: Harsharen Kaur was packing for her holiday in Athens last month when her conscience made her think about the plight of Syrian refugees she had been reading about for some time. As UNITED SIKHS' European Aid Coordinator, she wasted no time to link up with the Athens Guru Nanak Darbar Gurdwara and Caritas, the Catholic charity that serves refugee children in Athens.