Sikh organisations say the Government has a ‘biased approach to non-Abrahamic faiths’

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Sikh organisations in the UK have been writing to the Home Office about the neglect of non-Abrahamic faith communities in the Government’s 40-page Action Against Hate report.

The Network of Sikh Organisations (NSO) are still waiting for a response from the Home Office. They wrote to the Home Secretary, Amber Rudd on 30 November 2016.

We ask the government to address community concerns by updating ‘Action Against Hate’ in include reference to non-Abrahamic victims of hate crime. Sikhs and Hindus urgently need this reassurance from the Government. Significant funding has been given to Muslim and Jewish communities in tackling Islamophobia and anti-Semistism, but not a penny has been given to Sikhs and Hindus. Why?

Concerns about the report, published in July 2016, were raised by Lord Singh of Wimbledon, Director of the NSO.

Details 45 examples of hate crime against Abrahamic faiths [can be found] but not a single example of the…

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