21, 2003: Florida, USA
The message they share through their lyrics,
their thadhi vaars, is one of universal brotherhood. They translate
what they are about to sing in perfect English. An American observer
at a Gurdwara said, "Their music blew me away."
Claims Error but Mukherjee's Slander Still Evident
18, 2003: Washington D.C.
The producers of the PBS program "NOW with Bill Moyers"
recently claimed "editing error" which resulted in novelist
Bharati Mukherjee's comments appearing to link Sikhs to the 9/11
Seva Sinks Lower
31, 2003: Amritsar, India
Not allowing women to even stand in the walkway
behind the procession had not been reported before. To make matters
worse, pictures of the parkash ceremony show non-Sikh men, wearing
scarves, holding the palanquin or waiting in queue. This is a blow
to Sikh women who have been struggling for equal rights to do seva.
Reward For Avtar Singh's Shooter
30, 2003: Arizona, USA
Department Tells School Children Sikhs are Terrorists
July 23, 2003: Washington
18, 2003: Denmark
There are two kinds of Sikhs in the World,
Kattarhs (radicals) and cutters (liberals).
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