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US senators call for Sikh hate crime tracking


August 24th, 2012 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 24 (IANS) Nineteen US Senators, led by California Democrat Dianne Feinstein, have urged the Justice Department to track hate crimes against Sikhs as they are particularly susceptible to ... Read more...

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Sikh panel guides families in coping with shooting trauma


August 13th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 13 (IANS) Sikh organisations have created a handy guide to help families cope with violence and disaster and Sikh parents to counsel children through the aftermath of ... Read more...

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Was the gurdwara shooter a white supremacist? (Third Lead)


August 6th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) As FBI looked for a motive for Sunday's attack on a Sikh gurdwara in Wisconsin, media reports suggested the gunman, a bald man with a 9/11 ... Read more...

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US gurdwara gunman sported 9/11 tattoo


August 6th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) The man who went on a killing spree at a gurdwara in a Milwaukee suburb, leaving six people dead, sported a 9/11 tattoo on one arm, ... Read more...

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US investigating Sikh gurdwara shooting as domestic terrorism


August 6th, 2012 - 9:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 6 (IANS) The FBI will investigate Sunday's attack on a Sikh gurdwara in a Milwaukee suburb in which a gunman killed six worshipers and injured three others before ... Read more...

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Calling someone ‘fat’ could become a hate crime in UK


May 30th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, May 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The leading charity Central YMCA is supporting the plans of the All Party Parliamentary Group on Body Image, which could soon make the use of words like ... Read more...

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Dharun Ravi seeks webcam spy case dismissal


May 2nd, 2012 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
New York, May 2 (IANS) Lawyers for an Indian American student found guilty of bias crimes for spying with a webcam on his roommate having an intimate encounter with another ... Read more...

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Women wear hijab in support of hate victim


April 5th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 5 (IANS) One million women worldwide have posted their pictures on Facebook wearing the hijab to show their support for an Iraqi immigrant in the US who ... Read more...

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Gays join protest against verdict in Indian student’s case


March 21st, 2012 - 10:53 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 21 (IANS) Some members of the LGBT community have joined in protesting against the conviction of Indian American student Dharun Ravi, accused of spying on his gay roommate ... Read more...

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No verdict yet in Indian American student’s spycam trial


March 16th, 2012 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 16 (IANS) A New Jersey jury ended the second day of deliberations in the trial of an Indian American accused of using a webcam to spy on ... Read more...

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Jury deliberates in Indian student spying case in US


March 15th, 2012 - 10:22 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 15 (IANS) A New Jersey Jury ended the first day of its deliberations without reaching a verdict in the trial of Indian American student Dharun Ravi, accused ... Read more...

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Dharun Ravi is just a kid: Defence lawyer


March 14th, 2012 - 9:37 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 14 (IANS) The lawyer for an Indian American student accused of spying on his gay roommate has argued that his client was not a criminal and did ... Read more...

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Mystery man testifies in Dharun Ravi’s trial


March 3rd, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 3 (IANS) A mystery man known only as MB testified that he had sexual relations with a student in Rutgers university dorm room on the two nights ... Read more...

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Indian American student was ‘uncomfortable’ with gay roommate


March 2nd, 2012 - 11:42 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 2 (IANS) Indian American student Dharun Ravi, on trial for spying on his roommate with a webcam, "appeared uncomfortable" with having a gay roommate, an ultimate frisbee ... Read more...

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Indicted Indian-American student’s act a ’stupid teenage prank’


February 25th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 25 (IANS) As a former Indian American student went on trial for spying on his roommate, who later committed suicide, with another man, prosecutors called it a ... Read more...

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Sikh group hires lobbyist to educate US media


February 2nd, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 2 (IANS) A US Sikh community group has hired a lobbying firm to educate the American media about the true identity, image and message of Sikhism in the ... Read more...

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Four jailed for killing lesbian in South Africa


February 2nd, 2012 - 10:17 am ICT by IANS
Cape Town, Feb 2 (IANS) A South African court has sentenced four men to 18 years in imprisonment after finding them guilty of stabbing and stoning a lesbian girl to ... Read more...

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British cops meet slain Indian student’s kin again


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 3 (IANS) For the second consecutive day Tuesday, British police officers visited the grief-stricken family of 23-year-old Indian student Anuj Bidve, who was shot dead in Manchester a ... Read more...

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British cops meet slain Indian student’s kin (Lead)


January 2nd, 2012 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 2 (IANS) British police officers Monday evening visited the grief-stricken family of 23-year-old Indian student Anuj Bidve, who was shot dead in Manchester a day after Christmas. The ... Read more...

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British cops meet slain Indian student’s kin


January 2nd, 2012 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 2 (IANS) British police officers Monday evening visited the grief-stricken family of 23-year-old Indian student Anuj Bidve, who was shot dead in Manchester a day after Christmas, his ... Read more...

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50,000-pound reward to find Indian student’s killer


December 31st, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 31 (IANS) Police in Britain have offered a reward of 50,000 pounds to anyone who tracks down the killers of 23-year-old Indian student Anuj Bidve who was ... Read more...

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Racism not ruled out in Indian student’s killing


December 30th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 30 (IANS) The killing of 23-year-old Indian student Anuj Bidve in Britain is being treated by police as a "hate crime", after a woman who reportedly held the ... Read more...

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Suspect arrested in McDonalds’ transgender beating case


April 26th, 2011 - 10:17 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Maryland, April 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The police in Maryland have arrested two teenage females in connection with the assault of a 22-year-old transgender female at a McDonald’s store. The attack which was ... Read more...

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Elderly Sikh man succumbs to gun injuries following ‘hate attack’ in N. California


April 16th, 2011 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 16 (ANI): A 78-year-old Sikh man has succumbed to injuries over a month after he was shot in the Sacramento suburb of Elk Grove, which investigating officials in Northern California ... Read more...

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Blast outside Jewish synagogue in Los Angeles


April 8th, 2011 - 5:35 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, April 8 (IANS) A pipe bomb exploded outside a Jewish place of worship in Los Angeles Thursday but there was no immediate report of casualties, police said.The explosion ... Read more...

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11-year-old American schoolboy charged with anti-Muslim hate crime


April 1st, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Apr 1(ANI): An 11-year-old American schoolboy, Osman Daramy, has been arrested and charged with assault as a hate crime for trying to rip the religious headscarf of a Muslim classmate ... Read more...

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Two plead guilty to attack on Sikh taxi driver in US


March 9th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 9 (IANS) Two men accused of attacking a Sikh taxi driver in November have entered no-contest pleas in a California court, with one man admitting that his ... Read more...

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Ensure safety of Sikhs abroad, Sukbhir Badal tells PM


March 7th, 2011 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 7 (IANS) Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal Monday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to take all possible diplomatic steps to ensure the security of Sikhs ... Read more...

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2018 World Cup campaigners express fears over Russian racist attacks


December 4th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
Moscow, Dec 4 (ANI): Russia's football authorities, who would host the 2018 World Cup, have been accused of ignoring a surge in race-related incidents around the sport, by campaigners.Their warnings have come ... Read more...

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Race-related hate crimes growing at alarming rates in UK


December 1st, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 1 (ANI): Over 50,000 hate crimes were reported last year, a 12 percent rise in the total number of hate crimes from 46,300 in 2008, according to UK Home Office ... Read more...

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Oregon Muslims fear spate of revenge attacks


November 29th, 2010 - 5:32 pm ICT by ANI
Corvallis (Oregon, US), Nov.29 (ANI): Muslims in Oregon are fearing a spate of revenge attacks on the community after a mosque used by the Christmas tree bomb suspect was set ablaze.The attack ... Read more...

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Muslims face higher level of threat, intimidation in UK suburbs than in cities


November 26th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov.26 (ANI): Muslims and their mosques face a higher level of threat and intimidation in UK suburbs and market towns than in big cities, according to a report.The new study titled ... Read more...

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Gang Suspects In NYC Detained For Anti-Gay Violence


October 11th, 2010 - 8:02 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar New York City, Oct 11, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Eight gang suspects were arrested yesterday on the allegation of torturing and beating up two teenagers and a man. The gang members, arraigned ... Read more...

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Gang Suspects Arraigned In NYC For Hate Crimes


October 11th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
October 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A gang of eight suspects were arraigned in NYC on Sunday for perpetrating hate crimes in the city.The charges leveled against them were multiple ... Read more...

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US human rights group terms Dr. Aafia’s sentence “unfair and unjust”


September 25th, 2010 - 6:10 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Sept 25 (ANI): A New York-based human rights group has condemned as "unfair and unjust" the 86-year prison sentence handed down to Dr Aafia Siddiqui, saying she had never caused harm ... Read more...

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