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Second Mob Lynching in 1 Week For Sacrilege of Sikh Holy Sites

By Abdulla Gaafarelkhalifa

On December 18, with tensions already high within the Sikh community of the Indian state of Punjab, the second post-sacrilege lynching took place in so many days. A man in the Kapurthala district was supposedly seen “disrespecting” the Nishan Sahib (the Sikh flag) by locals. Harkamalpreet Singh, a police officer at the scene, further explained that the man tried to steal the flag.

USA Announces $5 Million Reward for Info on Murder of Atheist Writer

By Abdulla Gaafarelkhalifa

On December 20, 2021, the US Department of State’s Diplomatic Security Service, with its Rewards for Justice office, has offered a $5 million reward for information on the terrorist attack and murder of Avijit Roy, an Atheist blogger and naturalized American citizen, which took place nearly seven years ago in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Sikh Sacrilege; Man Beaten to Death for Attempting to Steal Holy Sword

By Abdulla Gaafarelkhalifa

On Saturday, December 18, 2021, a man was beaten to death after attempting to steal a ceremonial sword that is kept next to the Guru Granth Sahib, Sikhism's holy book, during prayers inside the Golden Temple in Amritsar, India. The event was caught on camera in the video below.

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