IAMC Weekly News Roundup – April 30th, 2018

    In this issue of IAMC News Round up Announcements Waves of coordinated vigils continue across United States, denouncing the horrific rapes in Kathua and Unnao and stepping up calls for fair and speedy trials News Headlines For raping 16-year-old at ashram, Asaram gets life in jail till death Gorakhpur tragedy: HC says no evidence of medical negligence by …

eep Sardesai Threatened With Police Complaint For Inviting Activist Nandini Sundar To His Show

By Adrija Bose In a letter, threatening to file a police complaint against Sardesai, LRO called Nandini Sundar a ‘naxal worker’. In a letter sent to veteran journalist Rajdeep Sardesai, a group that calls itself Legal Rights Observatory (LRO) has threatened to file a police complaint and take legal action against him. LRO has taken exception to Sardesai’s choice of …

Peace Vigil in Seattle to demand justice for rape and murder victims in India

Peace Vigil in Seattle to demand justice for rape and murder victims in India Protestors demand that the Government of India set up fast-track courts for trials in rape cases and expedite justice delivery to the victims.   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Seattle, USA,  Wednesday, April 25, 2018 The Seattle chapter of Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC, www.iamc.com), an advocacy group …

IAMC Weekly News Roundup – April 23rd, 2018

In this issue of IAMC News Roundup Announcements Acquittals in Mecca Masjid blast and Naroda Patia massacre a travesty of justice say Indian Americans News Headlines Gujarat riots: India court overturns Maya Kodnani conviction Mecca Masjid blast – is there a pattern to ‘Hindu terror’ acquittals or has justice prevailed? There is no hope left, everything seems managed, judge Loya’s …

Acquittals in Mecca Masjid blast and Naroda Patia massacre a travesty of justice say Indian Americans

Acquittals in Mecca Masjid blast and Naroda Patia massacre a travesty of justice say Indian Americans ‘Justice should be delivered to the victim families so that their faith in judiciary is restored’ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Washington D.C Sunday, April 22, 2018 The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos has strongly condemned the acquittal …

Cow Vigilantes Strike Again, Vandalise 30 Muslim Houses in Jharkhand Village

In the last four years dozens of incidents of cow vigilantism have taken place, mostly in the BJP-ruled states. By: Abdul Alim Jafri   Muslim residents of Nawadih village in Koderma district of Jharkhand would have never imagined that attending a wedding reception ceremony will turn out to be an unforgettable experience for them. People allegedly associated with right-wing organisations, such …

Indian Americans Express Outrage over the Horror of child rapes in Kathua and Unnao; demand speedy trial and maximum punishment for the perpetrators

  Indian Americans Express Outrage over the Horror of child rapes in Kathua and Unnao; demand speedy trial and maximum punishment for the perpetrators Fury in diaspora over the stomach-turning details of the heinous crimes, the political motives behind them, and the patronage given to the accused FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 14, 2018 The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), an …

IAMC Weekly News Roundup – April 9th, 2018

IAMC Weekly News Roundup – April 9th, 2018 In this issue of IAMC News Roundup Communal Harmony Kolkata civil society rallies for communal harmony News Headlines Dalits Being “Tortured” Post April 2 Agitation: BJP Lawmaker Udit Raj Karnataka polls: Rahul Gandhi hits out at Narendra Modi over SC/ST Act, claims Arun Jaitley’s daughter is Nirav Modi’s lawyer Unnao rape case: …