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UPDATE: Florida Sikh Shot While Driving Fears Loss of Business, Suspects Remain at Large
Two months after he was shot in what authorities continue to investigate as a possible hate crime shooting, Mr. Kanwaljit Singh is back at his Central Florida home, recovering from the attack. Although he has a long road ahead of him, his doctors are hopeful that he will make a full recovery.
On February 23, 2013, Mr. Singh had just closed the convenience store he recently purchased and was traveling home with his 13-year-old son when a truck pulled up beside them.
Sikh American Senior Beaten in California
SALDEF Commends Law Enforcement Response; Urges Community Vigilance
May 8, 2013 (Washington D.C.) — On Sunday, May 5 2013, Piara Singh was brutally assaulted as he was leaving the Nanaksar Gurdwara in Southwest Fresno. The assailant attacked Mr. Singh with a steel
First Ever Congressional American Sikh Caucus Launched
History was made yesterday as Representative Judy Chu (D-CA) and Representative David Valadao (R-CA) announced the launch of the first-ever American Sikh Congressional Caucus. Representatives Chu and Valadao are the Co-Chairs of the Caucus. As of yesterday’s launch, 30 bipartisan Members of the U.S. House of Representatives have already joined the Caucus.