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Islamic State says attack on Sikh temple is revenge for Prophet insults

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An Islamic State affiliate has claimed responsibility for an attack on a Sikh temple in Afghanistan's capital Kabul that killed at least two people and injured seven. The attack on Saturday was "an act of revenge" ...

Afghanistan Sikh temple attack in Kabul leaves at least 1 dead

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Gunmen attacked the Sikh house of worship, known as a gurdwara, in Kabul and a gunbattle between the attackers and Taliban fighters ensued, said Abdul Nafi Takor, a Taliban-appointed spokesperson for the Interior Min...

Two killed in Sikh temple attack in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul

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Gunmen launched an attack on a Sikh Gurdwara in Afghanistan's capital Kabul on Saturday, killing at least two people, Kabul police chief spokesman Khalid Zadran said. Seven attackers tried to storm the temple in t...

An elderly Sikh man visiting New York was allegedly attacked. Now police are investigating it as a hate crime

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Nirmal Singh had only been visiting in New York City for two weeks when he was allegedly punched in the nose while walking, according to police. The 70-year-old Sikh man is visiting from Punjab, India and is stayin...

Suspect arrested and charged with hate crime in alleged attack on Sikh taxi driver at JFK Airport

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A man has been arrested and charged with a hate crime after an alleged attack on a taxi driver at New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport earlier this month, a criminal complaint states. The alleged v...

A Sikh man incarcerated in Arizona was forced to shave his beard against his religion. Advocacy groups want to ensure that doesn’t happen to anyone else

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In his more than 60 years, Surjit Singh never once cut, trimmed or shaved his hair or his beard. As a Sikh, Singh believes his hair -- also known as kesh -- to be a divine gift. Keeping it unshorn and tied up in a t...

Inspired by his faith, this ‘Skipping Sikh Santa’ is spreading Christmas cheer

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Rajinder Singh became an internet sensation this year as the "Skipping Sikh," inspiring people to stay active during the early days of the coronavirus pandemic. Now, the 74-year-old has transformed into the "Skippin...