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Sikh Gurdwara San Jose (CBS)

13 Years After September 11 Attacks, Sikhs Still Targets Of Harassment

In the aftermath of the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, Sikhs were unintended target of hate crimes, because the attackers thought they were Muslims. Thirteen years later, Sikhs said the attacks have not stopped.

09/11/2014

A letter explaining the head wear ban at Boomers in Livermore. (CBS)

Sikh, Muslim Families Allege Discrimination At Livermore Amusement Park

A Sikh family from Alameda and a Muslim family from Sunnyvale alleged Tuesday that they were barred from riding go-karts at a Livermore amusement park last summer because of their religious head attire.

04/29/2014

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bill To Add Job Protections For California Sikhs, Muslims

The state Assembly has approved a bill that would add more protections for religious freedom in the workplace, specifying that discrimination laws also apply to religious clothing and hairstyles.

05/29/2012

Bay Area Sik Sikhs

Bay Area Sikh Community Reports Workplace Discrimination

Sikh community leaders have told the U.S. Attorney in San Francisco that they face workplace discrimination and hate.

02/13/2012

murder generic crime, mystery, magnifying glass, chalk body

Hundreds Mourn Sikh Man Gunned Down In Sacramento

Hundreds of people attended the funeral for a Sacramento-area man who was gunned down as he took an afternoon stroll last week.

CBS San Francisco–03/12/2011

Bullying

Study Raises Concerns Over Bullying Of Bay Area Sikh Children

A new report has found that in talking with hundreds of Bay Area Sikh children, many said they had been taunted with derogatory labels.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–11/28/2010

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