Appeals court grants prelim injunction to uphold religious rights of Sikh marine recruits

The District of Columbia Court of Appeals on Friday, December 23, 2022, granted a preliminary injunction to allow two Sikh men to begin serving in the US Marine Corps (USMC) with their articles of faith and remanded the previous denial of a third Sikh man’s case for further consideration by the US District Court. The injunction was delivered in connection with a suit filed by the Sikh Coalition.

The Sikhs

Justice Markandey Katju- Justice Markandey Katju is a former Judge, Supreme Court of India, and former Chairman, Press Council of India. The views expressed are his own. Today, November 8 is Gurpurab, the birthday of Guru Nanak, the founder of the Sikh religion. On this occasion, I convey my greetings to my Sikh brothers and […]