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NEWS AND VIEWS
FEATURE ARTICLE

'Mistaken Identity' - Divided Community
May 31, 2003: USA
The intention of the producer is to educate mainstream Americans and non-Sikhs about Sikhs and Sikhism. But Sikhs who have seen the film are divided on whether or not to support it.

Thimmakka's Resources for Environ-mental Education
May 22, 2003: Grist Magazine, CA
There I was, wondering why Sikh farmers were undeserved of assistance.

Report on Religious Fascism in India
May 31, 2003: NY
Voices For Freedom (VFF), a human rights group based in New York, has released a report "Hindutva: The Web of Fascism in India" which documents the historical link between the rise of Fascism and the use of that philosophy for the "militant Hindu" agenda of the. The report also documents how the RSS form of Fascism is being implemented in India today.

Anatomy of a Shooting
May 26, 2003: AZ
Peter Jennings responded, ". 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."

OTHER TOP STORIES
Bombing coverup by CSIS denied
June 3, 2003: London Free Press, Canada
US adopts resolution against hate crimes
May 31, 2002: Hindustan Times, D.C.
Santec Systems' devices aid in homeland security
May 29, 2003: Chicago Daily Herald, IL
Sikhs Rally to New English Gurdwara
May 27, 2003: Asia Times Online, UK

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Those Who 'Disappeared' in Punjab Now Have a Voice
May 31, 2003: New Delhi
A new report which documents disappearances, extrajudicial executionsand massive illegal cremations by Punjab police was released by The Committee for Coordination on Disappearances in Punjab (CCDP).
Gurdwara GNFA Settles Court Case
May 31, 2003: MD
The most significant points of the settlement are: On March 7, 2004, the entire GNFA board will resign; An election will be held for fifteen new trustees; The board will forward trustee applications to the general body for voting; The quorum requirements will be waived.
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BREAKING NEWS
IHRO Calls it "Sinister Politics"
June 2, 2003: Ludhiana
The Law and Justice minister, Arun Jaitley, few days ago, has indicated that the case of Sikh dissident Devinderpal Singh, awaiting execution, would be kept pending for some time. More to come...

LETTER
Kala Afghana Makes Demands
Manjit Singh, Canada
May 31 , 2003
I am enclosing the Letter from Akal Takhat Sahib to Gurbaksh SIngh and the letter written by Gurbaksh Singh in response.

PREVIOUS LETTERS
What is the Authority of Akal Takht
Joginder Singh's Letter to Kala Afghana
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Note: Views expressed in opinions and letters are not necessarily those of TSS.

WASHINGTON
Pakistanis' plight voiced in US Congress
June 3, 2003: Hi Pakistan, D.C.
US adopts resolution against hate crimes
May 31, 2002: Hindustan Times, D.C.
U.S. Senate Recognizes Contributions by Immigrants
May 29, 2003: Pacific News Service, D.C.
FBI asks for Muslim help in terror hunt
May 29, 2003: The Washington Times, D.C.

INDIA
Urdu, Punjabi to get second language status in Delhi
June 3, 2003: PTI News, New Delhi
Eyes, nose, throat get full service at camp
June 3, 2003: Indian Express, Chandigarh
Twin peek into desi art
June 3, 2003: Mid-Day Mumbai, Mumbai
Five riot widows chosen for immolation today
June 2, 2003: The Tribune, Amritsar
Mann talks of blood in a lighter vein
June 1, 2003: Chandigarh News Line, Patiala
They did what CBI could not
June 1, 2003: The Tribune, New Delhi
Spirited women oust liquor vend
May 31, 2003: Indian Express, Kharar
Presence at Takht: relaxation for Tohra likely
May 30, 2003: The Tribune, Amritsar
NGOs urged to check female foeticide
May 30, 2003: The Tribune, Fatehgarh Sabib
Amarinder’s cousin shot
May 30, 2003: The Tribune, Shimla

NATION
Workshop tackles Asian-American racial profiling
June 2, 2003: The Daily, WA
From hair to eternity, beard length matters
May 31, 2003: Contra Costa Times, CA
Quick look at sikh religion
May 30, 2003: Morgan Hills Times, CA

Santec Systems' devices aid in homeland security

May 29, 2003: Chicago Daily Herald, IL
Celebrating Punjabi
May 27, 2003: Appeal-Democrat, CA
GOP has several bright Senate prospects
May 24, 2003: Chicago Sun Times, IL

WORLD
Taliban backers gaining ground
June 3, 2003: Chicago Sun Times, Pakistan
Bombing coverup by CSIS denied
June 3, 2003: London Free Press, Canada
Sikh group raises money for A-I bombing suspects
June 3, 2003: Times of India, Canada
Waikato region well represented
June 1, 2003: Waikato Times, New Zealand
Startling revelation in Air India case
May 30, 2003: CBC British Columbia, Canada
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

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NOTICES
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EVENTS
VANCOUVER SIKHS GATHER IN MEMORY OF 1984
7:45pm, Saturday, June 7, 2003 at Vancouver Art Gallery, 750 Hornby Street, Downtown, Vancouver, BC, Canada. e-mail sikhyouth@shaw.ca

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
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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