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Sikhs Deserve the Dignity of Being a Statistic

posted on August 20, 2012

“[A]s the White House, U.S. Department of Justice and Federal Bureau of Investigation express their commitment to protecting Sikh Americans in response to the massacre [at Oak Creek], there is one glaring problem with how the federal government monitors hate crimes against Sikhs in America: It doesn’t,” writes Valarie Kaur for The Washington Post. Kaur notes that the FBI does not track hate crimes specifically targeted against Sikhs “because it assumes that all hate crimes against Sikhs are motivated by anti-Muslim bias.”

Read at The Washington Post