After Terror Attacks, Sikh Organization Calls for Protection Against Potential Backlash

July 7, 2005

Source: Sikh Sangat News

On July 7, 2005 Sikh Sangat News reported, "In an immediate reaction to the London bomb explosions, the Sikh Commission on Racism & Cohesion has expressed concerns about a repeat of post 9/11 racist frenzy against Sikhs and Muslims in Britain. Members of the Sikh Commission and other Sikh groups have condemned the explosions as a public outrage...Dal Singh of the Birmingham based Sikh Youth & Community Service (a member of the Sikh Commission), says the 'The London explosions are a vicious outrage and need to be firmly and totally condemned. At the same time, we need to see an official effort to protect exposed communities like the Sikhs from a repeat of the racist onslaught experienced immediately after 9/11.'"