Wednesday 26th April 2017,

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Indian American/ South Asian American

New York Police Investigate Possible Hate Crime against Sikh Cabbie

posted by Randall

Harkirat Singh

Harkirat Singh

An assault on a Sikh cabdriver is being investigated as a possible hate crime, reports the New York Daily News.
 
Harkirat Singh told the paper he picked up a group of four people and when he arrived at the destination, they complained he took them to the wrong place.
 
When … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Mar 28, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Hero in Kansas Hate Crime Shooting Awarded $100K from Indian Americans

Hero in Kansas Hate Crime Shooting Awarded $100K from Indian Americans

posted by Randall

Ian Grillot

Ian Grillot


 
Ian Grillot risked his own life and took bullets in the chest and hand to stop a suspected hate crime in progress in Kansas.
 
The Indian American community has rallied to show their thanks by donating $100,000 to a reward fund set up by the India House  for Grillot that he … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Sikh Woman Told She Doesn’t Belong Here during Subway Ride

posted by Randall
Rajpreet Heir

Rajpreet Heir was told “You don’t belong in this country.”

It’s thought that creating greater awareness of a problem can lead to solutions.

One positive from the very negative, anti-immigrant sentiment gripping many of our communities is the otherwise unreported microaggressions now getting noticed, even getting publicity.

The NY Times is reporting on the increased … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Mar 19, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Sikh Americans Get Some Love

Sikh Americans Get Some Love

posted by Brittney Le
Gurdwara of Delaware

Photo by TC Davis

The Delaware State Assembly’s two chambers unanimously passed a resolution declaring April “Sikh Awareness and Appreciation Month,” reports Tribune India. State Governor John Carney welcomed the notion; he recently met with and pledged help to the Indian American community, which he noted has been suffering from an outbreak of hate … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Mar 11, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on South Asians Rally Against Hate Crimes. Sketch of Shooting Suspect Released

South Asians Rally Against Hate Crimes. Sketch of Shooting Suspect Released

posted by Randall

Sikh shooting suspect WashingtonPolice in Kent, Washington have released a sketch of a suspect in the shooting of a Sikh man in his driveway.

The victim says the man shouted “go back to your own country” before shooting him.

He is one of four South Asians who have been shot in the past month and who prompted dozens … Read more

Asian Americans

Mar 5, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Sikh Man Shot After Being Told “Go Back to Your Own Country”

Sikh Man Shot After Being Told “Go Back to Your Own Country”

posted by Brittney Le

News conference about murder of Deep Rai

Members of the Sikh community stand behind Kent, Washington Police Chief Ken Thomas about a suspected hate crime


 
A 39-year-old Sikh man was in his driveway in Kent, Wash., on Friday when he was confronted by a masked man who told him, “Go back to your own country,” before shooting him in the arm, … Read more

Crime

Mar 1, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on FBI Labels Kansas Shooting a Hate Crime; Trump (finally) Denounces Attack

FBI Labels Kansas Shooting a Hate Crime; Trump (finally) Denounces Attack

posted by Louis Chan
Adam Purinton

Adam Purinton faces potential hate crime charges in the shooting death of Srinivas Kuchobhotla

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

Before President Trump’s first presidential address to Congress, the FBI said the attack in Olathe, Kansas that killed Srinivas Kuchobhotla and wounded two others were “an act of racially motivated hatred,” which could lead … Read more

Crime

Feb 25, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Suspected Hate Crimes have both Indian Americans and Muslims on Edge

Suspected Hate Crimes have both Indian Americans and Muslims on Edge

posted by Randall
 Srinivas Kuchibhotla

Srinivas Kuchibhotla

The wife of an Indian American allegedly killed  by a gunman in Kansas is decrying the recent rise of hate crimes.

“He was just enjoying his glass of beer,” said Shabina Kavimandan, the wife of Srinivas Kuchibotla who was shot dead at a bar in Kansas in an incident that also left two … Read more

Indian American/ South Asian American

Feb 24, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Two men from India Shot in Apparent Hate Attack; One Killed

Two men from India Shot in Apparent Hate Attack; One Killed

posted by Randall
Alok Madasani and Srinivas Kuchibhotia

Shooting victims Alok Madasani, left, and Srinivas Kuchibhotia

By Ed Diokno
Views from the Edge

Two engineers from India were shot in a Kansas bar  after a man who mistook them as Middle Eastern, allegedly told them to “get out of my country.”

One man died, the second man was wounded and a third bar … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Feb 23, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Muslim Activists Raise More than $115,000 to Repair Vandalized Jewish American Cemetery

Muslim Activists Raise More than $115,000 to Repair Vandalized Jewish American Cemetery

posted by Louis Chan

Muslims raise money for vandalized Jewish CemetaryBy Louis Chan
AsAmNews National Correspondent

 
A crowd source campaign launched by members of the Muslim American community on Launch Good to repair a vandalized Jewish American cemetery has raised $116,000 in two days.

The amount of money raised is almost six times the original goal of $20,000.

More than 100 gravestones were vandalized … Read more

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