(RNS) — 'No one deserves to feel threatened in their own community, and law enforcement — both police and prosecutors — simply must do better,' said Amrith Kaur Aakre, the Sikh Coalition's legal director.
By Aseem Hasnain and Abhilasha Srivastava — May 5, 2022
(The Conversation) — Several US universities now recognize caste as part of nondiscrimination policies. Two scholars of South Asian studies explain how caste-based violence isn’t limited to Hinduism, or to India.
(AP) — In addition to Passover, Easter and Ramadan, holy days occurring in April this year include the Sikhs' and Hindus' Vaisakhi, the Jains' Mahavir Jayanti, the Baha’i festival of Ridvan, and the Theravada Buddhist New Year.
(RNS) — ‘I’m prepared to fight for the right to do my job while staying true to my faith with no caveats, asterisks, or discriminatory restrictions,’ said Capt. Sukhbir Singh Toor of the U.S. Marine Corps.