Melbourne school amends uniform policy to admit Sikh boy with turban
January 10, 2017
"I was approached by UNITED SIKHS in January this year when they learnt that I did not have legal representation. They assisted me and arranged pro bono representation by Herbert Smith Freehills, a top law firm in Australia," Sidhak Singh's father, Sagardeep Singh, said after VCAT's ruling.
MELBOURNE, Australia: The Melton Christian College (MCC) amended its uniform policy this month to enrol five-year-old Sidhak Singh in the new academic year, after refusing him admission last year because he wore a patka, a head covering worn by Sikh children.
She cancels family trip to help Rohingya
December 8, 2017
This was one of the many harrowing accounts Ms Lakhvinder Kaur heard while volunteering in the refugee camps in Cox's Bazar, which is near Bangladesh's border with Myanmar. The Singaporean - a volunteer from United Sikhs, a civil rights and humanitarian organisation - has been there on a solo mission since Nov 25
Royal Mail apologises to British Sikh for racist slur
December 6, 2017
Britain's Royal Mail has apologised to an elderly Sikh living in Wolverhampton, a city in central England, for a racist comment made by one of its postmen in October.
London:British Postal Service, Royal Mail has offered an apology after its employee passed a racist remarks on a sikh man in Wolverhampton. "Quick! Run! He has a bomb!" the Royal Mail postman said to his colleague, as S. Karnail Singh put his rucksack down, to grab his water bottle. After witnessing the incident Sun Kaur of an NGO, UNITED SIKHS sent a direct message to Royal Mail on twitter , describing the incident and how the behaviour of the postman mistaking Karnail Singh as a terrorist wa