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Anatomy of a Shooting
May 26, 2003: AZ
Peter Jennings responded, "We're not out to get any one side. The media is trying to do a better job to raise awareness about different communities after September 11. America as a whole has learned a lot more about Muslim Americans, Arab Americans, and Sikh Americans - well, perhaps to a lesser extent Sikh Americans."
Thimmakka's Resources for Environ-mental Education
May 22, 2003: Grist Magazine, CA
The first time I came across the word "underserved," I misread it as "undeserved." There I was, wondering why Sikh farmers were undeserved of assistance.

Tri-State Sikh Day Parade
May 26, 2003: PA

An estimated 1000 people attended the Annual Sikh Day Parade in Philadelphia on May 17, 2003. Sikh sangats came from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware.

SGPC Delays Decision and Manhandles Women
May 19, 2003: Amritsar
May marks the Gur Purab of Guru Amar Das, a champion of women's rights. But Sikh women had nothing to celebrate yesterday as a group of fifteen women and men were thrown out of the Akal Takht by what they describe as "brute force."

A Congressman Speaks Out for Sikh Kids
May 19, 2003: D.C.
Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) remarked "Young Sikh boys are suffering from physical abuse, harassment, and verbal taunting in some American schools.

Insight into the SGPC's Women's Seva Decision
May 11, 2003: Amritsar
According to Kharak Singh, "even if there is any element of manipulation, it will have no effect on the final decision because the problem has to be solved on its merit." He emphasized that this was not a numbers game.

OTHER TOP STORIES
GOP has several bright Senate prospects
May 24, 2003: Chicago Sun Times, IL
First audio and e-book launched
May 22, 2003: Agencyfaqs, IL
Jathedars ‘lose their cool’
May 22, 2003: The Tribune, Amritsar
SGPC to launch TV channel in April 2004
May 19, 2003: Indian Television, Amritsar

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LETTER
What is the Authority of Akal Takht
Jagdeesh Singh, UK
May 18, 2003: UK
Do we as Sikhs today, recognise the Akaal Takht as the highest judicial authority in Sikh affairs?

LETTER
Joginder Singh's Letter to Kala Afghana
December 12, 2003: Amritsar
This letter is posted for those inquiring about the Kala Afghana controversy.
PREVIOUS LETTERS
On Kala Afghana
Do You See What I See
MORE LETTERS...
note: Views expressed in opinions and letters are not necessarily those of TSS.

WASHINGTON
US senate seeks to check bias
May 24, 2003: Rediff, D.C.
Muslim Child Beaten in PA
May 22, 2003: Infoshop News, D.C.

INDIA
Badal, Tohra called at Takht
May 26, 2003: The Tribune, Amritsar
Takht Patna Sahib’s edict ‘can’t be challenged’
May 25, 2003: The Tribune, Amritsar
Mistakes in Guru Granth Sahib translation
May 25, 2003: The Tribune, Bathinda
Nanavati Commission under scanner
Mid-Day Mumbai, Ahmedabad
‘Tyrant’s’ inimitable exchange with an ‘idiot’
May 24, 2003: The Tribune
Giani Iqbal Singh sticks to stand
May 23, 2003: The Tribune, Amritsar
Jathedars ‘lose their cool’
May 22, 2003: The Tribune, Amritsar
Patna Takht panel chief declared ‘tankhaiya’
May 21, 2003: The Tribune, Amritsar
Miniatures on the move
May 20, 2003: Indian Express, Mumbai
Badungar offers to quit
May 20, 2003: The Tribune, Amritsar
SGPC to launch TV channel in April 2004: Badungar
May 19, 2003: Indian Television, Amritsar

NATION
Celebrating Punjabi

May 27, 2003: Appeal-Democrat, CA
GOP has several bright Senate prospects
May 24, 2003: Chicago Sun Times, IL
Beards Mean Different Things in Different Religions
May 24, 2003: Beliefnet.com, NY
What if God Was One of Us?
May 23, 2003: San Bernadino Sun, CA
It's NYPD over easy
at breakfast sitdown

May 23, 2003: Daily News Bouroughs, NY
North Jersey Sikhs fight bigotry
May 22, 2003: YellowBrix, NJ
Ritu Primlani, Thimmakka's Resources for Environmental Education
May 22, 2003: Grist Magazine, CA
First audio and e-book launched
May 22, 2003: Agencyfaqs.com, IL
Sikhs coping with apparent hate crime
May 22, 2003: Casa Grande Valley, AZ
Sikh shooting called hate crime
May 21, 2003: Arizona Republic, AZ
`Secret evidence' review is ordered
May 21, 2003: San Jose Mercury News, CA
Police: Man shot, injured because he is Sikh
May 20, 2003: KVOA, AZ

WORLD
Sikhs Rally to New English Gurdwara
May 27, 2003: Asia Times Online, UK
2 Sikhs on Trial in Canada in '85 Jet Blast
May 27, 2003: New York Times, Canada
Thousands pay homage to Sikh saint
May 26, 2003: The Star, Malaysia
Photos captured suspects before bombing
May 24, 2003: Canada.com, Canada
Sikh pilgrims pleased with Punja Sahib upkeep
May 23, 2003: Daily Times, Pakistan
Sikhs complain against discriminatory polices in IHK
May 23, 2003: Pak Tribune, Pakistan

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PRESS RELEASES

Safety Advisory for the Sikh Community
May 21, 2003: SikhNet
new eGroup by Harvinder Singh: SikhJobs@yahoogroups.com

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EVENTS

Second Annual Richmond Seminar
GURU GRANTH SAHIB - ETERNAL GURU OF THE SIKHS

Richmond, VA
May 31, 2003
sidhu0221@hotmail.com
(804) 530-5117
Gurdwara Sahib (804) 271-1771

SIKH COALITION WOMEN'S EMPOWERMENT CONFERENCE: Reclaiming Equality - The Gurus' Vision for Empowerment
Columbia University, New York, NY June 14-15, 2003

UNITED SIKHS CAMP AT DAM DAMA SAHIB: SUMMER TIME AND SIKHI IS FLOWING….
1st Week of JULY 2003
Duration:6 WEEKS
CAMP FEES: £150 for campers form Europe; $300 for campers from North America and 1000Rs for campers from Asia (You pay for your airfare and transport to the camp)
Age requirements: 17 plus
Ph: 516-984-5612
unitedsikhs-na@unitedsikhs.org


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