US Ashamed Over Killing of Sikhs in Hate Crime in America: US Embassy

September 10, 2008

Author: Ravinder Singh Robin

Source: Thaindian News

Public Diplomacy Officer from US Embassy Lisa Swenarski said on Wednesday that US is ashamed over the killing of the Sikhs in America post September 11 due to hate crime.

We feel great shame over the killing of the Sikhs in US post 9/11 due to hate crime, said Swenarski while talking to media at Amritsar today.

A delegation of [the] American embassy is currently on a visit to Amritsar under [the] America Day program initiated by the US Embassy in New Delhi.

Under this program 30 diplomats are visiting 26 Indian cities, including Amritsar . They will be holding discussions with city youths, interacting with business and social leaders to promote people to people dialogue and friendship, and to showcase U.S. society and culture in the wake of growing IndoUS relations and create awareness of U.S. mission programs in India.