Sikh

Hate Crime

Police chief’s son arrested in brutal beating of 71-year-old Sikh man in California

“Words can barely describe how embarrassed, dejected, and hurt my wife, daughters, and I feel right now,” the chief wrote on Facebook.
Tess Owen
8.9.18
Culture

Former Porn Star Sunny Leone's Biopic Has Pissed Off Some Sikh Leaders

Protest has been threatened if “Kaur” is not removed from the title.
Allison Tierney
7.16.18
FIGHTLAND

Two Generations of Sacrifice: Arjan Singh Bhullar Makes His UFC Debut

Arjan Singh Bhullar is set to be both the first Sikh, and first South Asian to compete in the UFC. We take a look at what got him here.
Frances Watthanaya
7.5.17
inclusive tech

NYC's Innovation Director Has a Mission to Fight Inequality

New York City’s director of innovation Jeff Merritt tells Motherboard about how he's working to ensure lower-income communities have access to the same tech as wealthy ones.
Samantha Cole
5.30.17
INDIA

Inside the World’s Largest Free Kitchen

At the Sikh Golden Temple in Amritsar, India, nearly 100,000 people eat here on an average day—and not a single one of them will pay for the food they consume.
Nadim Roberts and Rutwij Devashrayee
4.11.17
Hate Crime

How Governments Can Curb Anti-Sikh Discrimination

It starts with making sure efforts to stop hate crimes aren't themselves discriminatory.
Nick Chester
2.7.17
discrimination

Why Hasn't the UK Banned Caste Discrimination?

A survey we conducted in London found that 20 percent of people have been personally affected, so it's strange the government is still dragging its feet.
Nick Chester
1.6.17
Diwali

Celebrating Diwali in London’s Indian Food Paradise

Where better to mark the festival of lights than Southall, which boasts the largest Asian population in London?
Nell Frizzell
10.30.16
defense & security

A Sikh man is being wrongfully blamed for a major terror attack for the third time

Just after the Paris attacks last year, someone photoshopped an image of Toronto man Veerender Jubbal to make it look like he was wearing an explosive vest and holding a Qur'an. That fake image is now back and making the rounds on Twitter.
Rachel Browne
7.15.16
americas

Accused Terrorist Writes to Justin Trudeau: India Is After Me, I'm Not a Terrorist

On Sunday, the Times of India reported that Indian intelligence agencies had warned the Trudeau government that Hardeep Singh Nijjar was training youths near Mission, BC to use AK-47s and carry out attacks in India.
Tamara Khandaker
6.2.16
Premieres

This New Zealand Taxi Is the Only Place You Can Hear Cleve’s New Album

Aucklanders call Mandeep on 027 216 9287. You won’t regret it.
Frances Morton
2.23.16
england

The Christmas Spirit Lives In the UK's Convenience Store Snacks

On Christmas, when UK markets basically shut down, convenience stores will still be bestowing their convenience —and comforting reliability—on us all.
Nell Frizzell
12.22.15
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