One may recall that within the first week after 9/11, over 600 racist attacks took place against Sikhs. Also. the racist attacks on the South Asian American communities have increased many-folds after 9/11.
Statistics also indicate that almost forty per cent of Sikhs in New York City have reported being called derogatory names, teased or harassed because of their identity. Invariably, all Sikhs have to endure secondary screenings at US airports.
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