Defeat poison of white supremacy: US President
New Delhi, August 6
Sikhs within the US on Friday commemorated the tenth anniversary of the mass capturing on the gurdwara in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, by a white supremacist. It was the deadliest act of anti-Sikh hate in US historical past that took the lives of seven worshippers whereas they have been praying.
Whereas remembering the incident, Sikh Coordination Committee East Coast (SCCEC) and American Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC) additionally recalled the church mass capturing in Charleston the place 9 black worshipers have been shot in 2015 and a synagogue in Pittsburgh the place 11 worshipers have been slain in 2018.
Sikhs recall Oak Creek capturing
We should do extra to defeat home terrorism and hate in all its kinds, together with the poison of white supremacy. —Joe Biden, US President
“On today, we be part of the decision to US Congress by the Sikh Coalition to go the Home Terrorism Prevention Act,” mentioned a press release issued by Himmat Singh (SCCEC) and Pritpal Singh (AGPC).
United Sikhs additionally remembered Paramjit Kaur, Prakash Singh, Ranjit Singh, Satwant Singh Kaleka, Sita Singh, Subeg Singh Khattra who died on the spot and Punjab Singh who handed away later.