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 USA has escalated sharply, due partially to a population that regularly confuses Sikhs, pressured through their religion to put on turbans, with the Muslim extremists answerable for the devastating terrorist assaults. even if Sikhs have due to the fact that mobilized to unfold expertise and condemn violence opposed to themselves and Muslims, there was a conspicuous absence of educational literature to help students and commentators in figuring out the impact of the backlash at the Sikh community.

This quantity offers a different window onto this actual minority group's adventure in an more and more adverse weather, and provides a pointy research of the criminal battles fought by way 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 holding their civil liberties in occasions of war.

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