Simran Jeet Singh,

Simran Jeet Singh

Ludhiana, PB, India

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Past articles by Simran Jeet:

India Turned a Manhunt Into Mass Repression

India's hunt for Sikh activist Amritpal Singh has upended basic human rights → Read More

In Sikh founder's life, a model for letting justice guide our democracy

(RNS) — How the life of my faith’s founder and the civic values of Election Day are connected. → Read More

The Sikh Idea of Seva Is an Antidote to Our Current Malaise

The Sikh concept of seva can give us a powerful way to rethink service to others and leadership → Read More

It's beyond time to remove bans on religious attire from sports uniforms

(RNS) — Kids shouldn't have to choose between love of sport and love of religion. → Read More

'You can't talk about that': The art of sharing Sikh experiences on Netflix

(RNS) — Agam Darshi about her process in writing and producing her new film 'Donkeyhead.' → Read More

Indian farmers won over the Indian government. What now?

(RNS) — The Indian farmers’ victory gave us hope, but it’s just the beginning. → Read More

Why the Indian farmers' protest victory is good for us all

(RNS) — The tiny difference between impossibility and implausibility can make all the difference in the world for us. → Read More

Empowering Muslims to tell their own stories

(RNS) — A newly funded fellowship for Muslim artists puts power into the hands of Muslim creatives. → Read More

Why America's Corporate Boards Keep Failing to Diversify

"The Conference Board’s study found that even with these increased efforts, from the S&P 500 companies that disclose this data, more than 75% of their board members identify as white." → Read More

Anti-Sikh bigotry didn't start with 9/11. That fact got me through it.

(RNS) — When people ask me how I’m able to endure the specter of bigotry as a visible Sikh in modern America, the answer now feels simple and honest: perspective. → Read More

20 years after the first Taliban regime, will we again target people based on how they look?

(RNS) — Have we learned anything about our own bigotry and extremism, and the rights of religious minorities? → Read More

20 years after the first Taliban regime, will we again target people based on how they look?

20 years after the first Taliban regime, will we again target people based on how they look? → Read More

Giannis Antetokounmpo: NBA stardom without the ego

(RNS) — Spiritual lessons from the NBA Finals' MVP. → Read More

Samrath Singh, first turbaned Sikh to play NCAA baseball, is more than the challenges he has overcome

(RNS) — ‘I’m confident in who I am and I love myself, and the people around me, my own beliefs, and my religion, have helped me accept myself and be proud of who I am,’ said New Jersey native and Boston College senior Samrath Singh. → Read More

Human rights is on Blinken's agenda in India. Can he make it stick?

(RNS) — If we are going to be partners, we have to hold India to the standards we expect from ourselves. → Read More

The Atlanta spa shooting and the hate crime gap

Now, Fani Willis, the Fulton County district attorney who is prosecuting the shootings in Atlanta, has announced that she will be pursuing hate crime charges against Long. Willis intends to make the case that Long targeted these women because of their race, sex, gender and national origin. Willis’ decision ignited a vigorous national debate about how we understand prejudice and hate in this… → Read More

In India, Civil Society Groups Fill the Void as the Government Fails to Confront COVID-19

At a moment of crisis when the Indian government has failed, civil society groups are stepping up to help the same government that has attacked them. This tension is right at the heart of Modi's India. → Read More

Biden’s refugee cap should prioritize Afghanistan’s religious minorities

While the Afghan government and the Taliban engage in a shaky, protracted peace process, the fate of Afghan Sikhs and Hindus hangs in the balance. → Read More

The Farmers' Protests Are a Turning Point for India's Democracy—and the World Can No Longer Ignore That

The massive farmer protests in India show us the precarious state of democracy there—and gives hope that things may begin to change. → Read More

If the mob's attack on the Capitol surprised you, you weren't paying attention

(RNS) — The truth is, this is precisely who we are. White supremacy is at the foundation of this country. → Read More