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|ADDS IDENTIFICATION OF SIKH LEADER TO THE IMMEDIATE LEFT
OF PRESIDENT BUSH--President Bush center, Dr. Rajwant Singh, President
of the Sikh Council on Religion, second from left, and other Sikh community
leaders meet in the Roosevelt Room at the White House, Wednesday, Sept.
26, 2001. Bush wanted to discuss "the American message of tolerance and
taking action against prejudice,'' said spokesman Ari Fleischer. Later
Wednesday, Bush was meeting with Muslim leaders. (AP Photo/Doug Mills)
|Guru Fateh Singh, 6, waves American flags while on top
of his father's shoulders during a candle light vigil outside City Hall
in Los Angeles, California, September 16, 2001. Singh, of the Sikh faith,
was one of the hundreds of local residents who came to show their support
for victims of the terror attacks on September 11. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
the terrorist attack on Untied States, innocent Sikhs, living in United
States, are mistaken for being Muslim (Arabic decent). Reports from all
over the states show that Sikhs are experiencing acts of hate crimes and
harassment from their fellow American citizens!
Here is some relative information:
|((Things you can do to help stop such
1. Contact both national and local news reporting agencies and ask them to help report how innocent Sikhs are being targets of hate crimes.
2. Avoid gong out in public events, as much as possible, unless its really important. For those of you who are in the San Francisco Bay Area, Please call 1-877-308-5248 or 510-374-7989 if you or someone is victim of hate crime and harassment to get help.
3. Organize local community seminars or community speak out events to help inform your community how Sikhs differ from Muslims.
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