Download PDF by Dawinder S Sidhu,Neha Singh Gohil: Civil Rights in Wartime: The Post-9/11 Sikh Experience

By Dawinder S Sidhu,Neha Singh Gohil

ISBN-10: 075467553X

ISBN-13: 9780754675532

ISBN-10: 1138260207

ISBN-13: 9781138260207

In the times, months, and now years following the occasions of September eleventh, 2001, discrimination opposed to the Sikh group in the United States has escalated sharply, due partially to a population that frequently confuses Sikhs, pressured by way of their religion to put on turbans, with the Muslim extremists answerable for the devastating terrorist assaults. even supposing Sikhs have on the grounds 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 knowing the impression of the backlash at the Sikh community.

This quantity presents a distinct window onto this actual minority group's adventure in an more and more adversarial weather, and provides a pointy research of the criminal battles fought through Sikhs in post-9/11 the United States. In doing so, it provides a brand new bankruptcy to the continued nationwide tale of the problems minority teams have confronted in conserving their civil liberties in instances of war.

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