Skip to comments.Sikh professor attacked by NYC mob in possible hate crime
Posted on 09/23/2013 1:58:39 PM PDT by shego
A group of more than 20 young men viciously attacked a Columbia University professor over the weekend, apparently because they believed he was a Muslim.
Prabhjot Singh, 31, a medical doctor and an international relations professor at Columbia, had facial surgery to correct his jaw after the beating, which occurred near his home in Harlem, according to his friend.
Singh told the New York Daily News that one of the more than 20 men who attacked him while he walked in his Harlem neighborhood yelled, "Get him, Osama."...
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Over the ears, Calm your fears
Ears showing, Danger growing...
Anyone who attacks a Sikh thinking they are a ROPer is a complete moron and deserves to be dropped out over afghanistan without a parachute at 50,000ft...
Sikhs need to speak out and educate these fiends and morons. Sikhs have suffered as much or more than other faiths from the Demon Islam.
Why do morons always go after the GOOD GUYS.
Go after your local Muslim brotherhood chapter if you need a target. Sheesh!
What makes me think I’d be no safer there than this gentleman?
Bingo. We need MORE Sikhs here. They are GOOD people who respect their women and act like decent Americans.
This is despicable.
We need a Sikh exchange program, We send away 10 Ropers and get back 1 Sikh, I say we should set a goal to import 1 million Sikhs.
I think this would be a good thing...
White boyz don't go into Harlem.
...missing details tell me one thing.
They left out the race of the mob of youths that attacked him. I would be willing to bet that he was another victim of black mob violence. He probably didn’t get beat up for being Sikh but for not being black.
You probably NAILED IT.
Yep since race was left out of the article you know who they were.
The victim is a Columbia University professor, who lives in Harlem and who has long been a lobbyist for including Sikhs as a protected group for hate crime purposes. If this truly happened as he claims, there should be no shortage of witnesses and corroborating video.
Sikhs are very good friends and very bad enemies. They are good Americans, and truly vicious fighters—someone you want on your side. I respect my Sikh neighbors. They have such nobility and dignity in their demeanor, with zero attitude, only a quiet pride.
He was walking with a friend when they passed a group of what he estimates were 25 to 30 young men, most of them African-American, who began yelling “Get him,” “Osama” and “terrorist.”
Here is a before picture of the victim:
Brown bear hunting?
Is that true? If so, I like it...I've looked a few times on how to make the distinction and found nothing.
It is a good rule of thumb also Sikhs usually will wear a bangle on their wrist as well.
You'd still be less safe because there are no special protections for white people that there are for Sikhs.
Ironically, the professor may now be among the first to be included in the specific Sikh hate crime category he lobbied for, Jasjit Singh said. The NYPD's hate crime task force is looking into the incident.
We were told by a witness that Zimmerman's "problem" was he didn't accept a normal beatdown.
Sikhs seem to keep their turbans clean. Even though their beards are big and bushy they always seem very well broomed.
This fails the smell test.
I we’re lucky (and they aren’t) one of these groups may jump a Gorkha with kukri.
Chunks of youth flying in all directions!
Sadly, honor killings are not at all uncommon among Sikhs in India, UK and Canada. Haven't heard of it in this country, though.
Ever eat at dinosaur BBQ in Harlem. Great ribs and good music (no rap)
I guess he punched himself, dislocated his jaw and tore his face to prove a point. /s
This really ticks me off.
The moustache is supposed to be very tidily brushed and arranged.
I have many Sikh patients.
Unfailingly polite. I think it is considered "sinful" in their religion to not be.
Maybe, maybe not.
that sounds way too convenient.
Bob Grants rule:
if they didnt mention the perpetrators color......
I was at the gas station convenience store one December and a turbaned Sikh trucker came in to pay for his fuel. The cashier glared at him and snarled MERRY CHRISTMAS at him as he left. I feel sorry for these guys who get mistaken for Islamists.
I’m afraid to go into Harlem.
he looks like Aaron from ‘Fast & Loud’ .
Just incredible. They managed to use the phrase “white supremacist” twice in the article but failed to mention the race of this guy’s attackers.
I’m not convinced this was anything more than the typical thuggery. Whatever difference a person has, that’s what’s focused on in these things, whether it’s visible affluence, white skin, same skin color but from a different neighborhood, whatever.
The poor Sikhs. This is the second time they were victims. The first was that shooting at their temple.
How right you are, how right you are............
That his jaw was broken is verifiable. It would be nice if the rest of his story were also.
much of Harlem is a walk in the park compared to some other NYC neighborhoods.
I imagine that pack of feral blacks would have attacked Singh had he not been wearing his Sikh garb. Some other excuse would have worked.
Because of the number of these attacks its almost as if someone planned to create a cleavage between the Americans and Sikh...The Skih are muslim Hunters...for several thousand yrs...
The beard and bracelets are part of a vow...to never shave until islam is no more
The Sikh had bad experiences a long time ago.With islam.
A practicing Sikh is polar opposite an imam.
muslims profess to hate Jews,Buddhists,then Christians in that order ...but secretly the Sikh I think are in front of the Jews.
I live in the country...I travel a road to town with scattered houses....there is this one house that has a family of Sikhs.....the older guy with the long grey beard in his Sikh suit is always out walking....I always wave to him and he ususally waves back....I want him to know that he has good neighbors here....