Kanishka Singh is a reporter for Reuters.

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Biden Denounces Resurgence of Islamophobia Amid War in Gaza

by Kanishka Singh, Reuters 03-15-2024

Mourners attend a vigil service at the Prairie Activity & Recreation Center for Wadea Al-Fayoume, 6, a Muslim boy who according to police was stabbed to death in an attack that targeted him and his mother for their religion and as a response to the war between Israel and Hamas, in Plainfield, Illinois, Oct. 17, 2023. REUTERS/Jim Vondruska

Human rights advocates have cited a rise in Islamophobia, anti-Palestinian bias, and antisemitism in the U.S. and elsewhere. 

Shooting at Christian School Leaves Multiple Victims, Suspect Dead

by Kanishka Singh, Reuters 03-27-2023

Police officers arrive at the Covenant School after reports of a shooting in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S. March 27, 2023. Metropolitan Nashville Police Department/Handout via REUTERS.

A shooting at a private Christian school in Nashville, Tenn., on Monday morning, left multiple victims before police "engaged" the gunman, leaving the suspect dead, local officials said.

U.S. To Form Inter-agency Group to Counter Antisemitism, Islamophobia

by Kanishka Singh, Reuters 12-13-2022

People wearing anti-semitic clothes wave Nazi flags, as they protest outside the Tampa Convention Center where Turning Point USA’s (TPUSA) Student Action Summit (SAS) is being held, in Tampa, Fla., July 23, 2022. REUTERS/Marco Bello

President Joe Biden is establishing an inter-agency group to coordinate efforts to counter antisemitism, Islamophobia, and related forms of bias and discrimination, the White House said on Monday.

Jury Awards $25 Million Damages Over 2017 Charlottesville Rally

by Kanishka Singh, Reuters 11-23-2021

White nationalists participate in a torch-lit march on the grounds of the University of Virginia ahead of the Unite the Right Rally in Charlottesville, Va., on August 11, 2017. REUTERS/Stephanie Keith

A federal jury in Charlottesville, Va., looking into the “Unite the Right” white nationalist rally in 2017 found defendants liable in four out of six counts and awarded $25 million in damages, according to media reports on Tuesday.

The jury awarded the money to nine people who suffered injuries, the New York Times and the Associated Press reported.

U.S. Judge Orders Two Georgia Counties to Halt Voter Purge Ahead of Senate Runoff

by Kanishka Singh, Reuters 12-29-2020

A man points out hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes to a voter in the U.S. Senate runoff elections on the first day of early voting in Atlanta, Dec. 14, 2020. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage/File Photo

A federal judge on Monday ordered two Georgia counties to reverse a decision removing thousands of voters from the rolls ahead of Jan. 5 runoff elections that will determine which political party controls the U.S. Senate.