Community School Vandalized with Hate Graffiti
Brampton, Canada: UNITED SIKHS is
concerned about the vandalism of the Khalsa Community School at Maitland
Street in Brampton, Ontario. The school wall was sprayed with "KKK" letters
and the swastika signs.
** Note :
Ku Klux Klan, often abbreviated KKK and informally known as the Klan, is
the name of three distinct past and present far-right organizations in the
United States, which have advocated extremist reactionary currents such as
white supremacy, white nationalism, and anti-immigration, historically
expressed through terrorism. Since the mid-20th century, the KKK has also
been anti-communist. The current manifestation is splintered into several
chapters with no connections between each other; it is classified as a
hate group. It is estimated to have between 3,000 and 5,000 members as of
Brampton has the largest
population of South Asians, consisting of approximately 35% of the total
population of the city. UNITED SIKHS condemns this act of hatred and
mischief and will resist any such attempt by way of education and bringing
awareness into the communities through multifaith activties.
Khalsa School Brampton Canada Wall Vandalized by Miscreants on 9th July
Swastika & Symbols of "KKK"
UNITED SIKHS community legal
advocate, Deepinder Singh, said, "We appeal to the community to remain
peaceful and not to react and let the police do their work to assess the
incident. Brampton is known to be a very peaceful city and for its friendly
Sukhwinder Singh, Director of UNITED SIKHS, said, "I am in pain to see such
growing incidents in Canada. Hatred doesn't cease by hatred. Sikhs have
lived in Canada for years and are one of the major contributors to its
economy. Sikhs with other communities celebrated Canada Day on 1st July in a
grand style. This incident indicates that there is still a strong need for
Multifaith interaction between communities and there is a lot of work to
UNITED SIKHS extends their support to the staff and students of Khalsa
Community School who have handled this situation in a very supportive and
We also urge the community to maintain their calm and let the police
continue with their investigation.
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Director, UNITED SIKHS