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SALDEF Gala Highlights Civil Rights Champions and Accomplishments

<i>Reporting from</i> WASHINGTON - In an evening of fanfare and fundraising, SALDEF highlighted its accomplishments and recognized those who went above the call of duty in fighting for civil right. Of all its many accomplishments in the last year, the most significant was the repeal of the Oregan law that banned teachers from wearing religious garb. The Department of Justice joined SALDEF and other interfaith groups to push the repeal through the legislature. And those involved in the repeal were recognized Saturday night at the group’s annual gala in Washington.

By: Anju Kaur

Dated: Monday, Oct 18, 2010 | 11:59 PM

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Slug: SALDEF2010

Federal Employment Commission Cannot Handle All Discrimination Cases

While the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed two lawsuits on the same day last week regarding the discrimination of two Sikh men, it also rejected a third case, which is now being taken up by a civil rights group.

By: Anju Kaur

Dated: Sunday, Oct 10, 2010 | 06:52 PM

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Joint Seva

Julio Perez’s was one of 48 surgeries performed last October to replace knee and hip joints for the impoverished people of Peru. It was the inaugural medical mission for the nonprofit’s Maryland chapter, founded last year by fellow orthopedic surgeon, Harpal Singh Khanuja, both from The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore.

By: Anju Kaur

Dated: Tuesday, May 05, 2009 | 12:00 AM

Words: 854

Slug: JointSevaa



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