USA: Thousands Wear Turbans In Times Square During Annual Turban Day Event

NEW YORK: Times Square became a sea of turbans on Saturday April 13 with thousands of Sikhs, tourists and locals  participating in the 8th annual Turban Day. Turban Day started in 2013 at Baruch College, is celebrated annually to spread awareness about the Sikh community and promote its culture and identity with this year’s Turban Day also […]

USA: Man Sentenced To 34 Years In Prison For Hate Crime Against Sikhs

NEVADA: Carson City District Court sentenced Drayton resident Travis Mickelson to 11 to 34 years in prison on Thursday in what was tried and prosecuted as Carson City’s first hate crime. In November of 2018, Mickelson was convicted by a jury in Judge James Russell’s court of attempted murder with hate crime enhancements, as well […]

USA: Man Punches And Throws Hot Coffee On Sikh 7-Eleven Clerk Because He ‘Hates Muslims’

CALIFORNIA: A man has been charged with a hate crime after allegedly attacking a Sikh employee of a California 7-Eleven convenience store on Wednesday. Marysville Police Department say the man who was arrested on suspicion of assaulting the convenience store clerk admitted the attack telling the authorities he attacked the clerk because he hated Muslims. Surveillance video […]

USA: Man Sentenced To 17 Years Imprisonment For Killing Of Sikh Man In Ohio

OHIO: Broderick Malik Jones Roberts, 21, of Hamilton, Ohio has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for killing Jaspreet Singh, 32, of Monroe, Ohio. According to a Hamilton Journal News report, Roberts accepted a plea deal where he pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter. Jaspreet Singh was the father of four children and was from […]

USA: Air Force Man Sentenced In Hate-Fueled Attack Of Sikh Man

WASHINGTON: Three years after an unprompted hate crime, a Texas man learned he’ll spend more than a year in prison for attacking a member of the Sikh religion in Dupont Circle. Dylan Millhausen of Houston, Texas spoke at length to D.C. Superior Court Judge Ronna Lee Beck (pictured below) ahead of his sentencing, saying in […]

USA: Jacob Colemen Sentenced To Life Imprisonment For Killing Of Sikh Cab Driver

WASHINGTON: Jacob Corban Coleman has been sentenced to life in prison for stabbing cab driver Gagandeep Singh and watching him bleed to death. Twenty-one year old Coleman was sentenced by First District Judge Barbara Buchanan on Thursday and will have to serve forty years of the sentence before he becomes eligible for parole. Coleman was briefly […]

USA: Man Sentenced For Seattle Area Attack On Sikh Taxi Driver

WASHINGTON: Rory Benson was was sentenced to 15 months in prison last Friday after pleading guilty to the December 16, 2017 assault of Swarn Singh with a deadly weapon. Mr. Singh is a 53-year-old Sikh American husband and father who works in the Seattle-area as a taxi driver. The Sikh Coalition represented Singh and provided free […]