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  • Sikhs can carry daggers to Olympic Games

    11/19/2011 11:18:52 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 18 replies
    AFP ^ | Nov.20, 2011
    Sikh athletes and spectators will be able to wear ceremonial daggers around the London 2012 Olympic sites, organisers said Sunday. Security will be tight at all Games venues, with Britain prepared to deploy surface-to-air missiles to protect London during the event, Defence Secretary Philip Hammond said Monday, shortly after the government rejected reports of US security fears. However, Sikhs will be allowed to take in a sheathed kirpan as long as it is worn beneath their clothing and if they can prove that they are adhering to four other articles of faith, The Sunday Times said. In a bid to...
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    08/24/2011 10:11:16 PM PDT · by abigail2 · 11 replies
    Bond Action, Inc. ^ | August 25, 2011 | abigail2
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  • Obama to Skip Sikh Shrine on Visit to India

    10/19/2010 10:28:15 AM PDT · by smokingfrog · 48 replies
    NYT ^ | 19 Oct 2010 | Lydia Polgreen
    NEW DELHI — The Golden Temple, a sprawling and serene complex of gleaming gold and polished marble that is the spiritual center of the Sikh religion, is one of India’s most popular tourist attractions. Revered by Indians of all faiths, it is a cherished emblem of India’s religious diversity. So it was no surprise when the gold-plated marvel was touted as the likely third stop on President Obama’s visit to India, scheduled for early November. But the United States has ruled out a Golden Temple visit, according to an American official involved in planning. Temple officials said that American advance...
  • UK: Girl Sent Home from School for Wearing a Crucifix

    12/05/2005 4:56:28 PM PST · by West Coast Conservative · 26 replies · 1,402+ views
    Drudge Report ^ | December 5, 2005 | Matt Drudge
    A school today defended its decision to exclude a pupil after she refused to take off her crucifix necklace. Sam Morris, 16, was told to remove her cross and chain on Thursday by deputy head teacher Howard Jones at Sinfin Community School in Derby. When the year-11 student refused she was told not to return until today and without the item of jewellery. The 1,070-student comprehensive has a strict policy which bans most jewellery being worn. Items can be worn out of view or if they are part of religious beliefs, such as the Kara, a bracelet worn by Sikh...