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By Dawinder S Sidhu,Neha Singh Gohil

In the times, months, and now years following the occasions of September eleventh, 2001, discrimination opposed to the Sikh neighborhood in the US has escalated sharply, due partly to a population that frequently confuses Sikhs, pressured via their religion to put on turbans, with the Muslim extremists chargeable for the devastating terrorist assaults. even supposing Sikhs have in view that mobilized to unfold knowledge and condemn violence opposed to themselves and Muslims, there was a conspicuous absence of educational literature to assist students and commentators in realizing the impact of the backlash at the Sikh community.

This quantity presents a different window onto this actual minority group's event in an more and more opposed weather, and gives a pointy research of the felony battles fought by means of Sikhs in post-9/11 the US. In doing so, it provides a brand new bankruptcy to the continued nationwide tale of the problems minority teams have confronted in maintaining their civil liberties in occasions of war.

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