Mangalore Doctor Salma Suhana Selected For American Academy Of Neurology Award

By Shaik Zakeer Hussain Dr. Salma Suhana, who is is currently pursuing Superspeciality Neurology at S S Institute of Medical Sciences and Research Centre, Davangere, has won the American Academy of Neurology’s prestigious 2019 International Scholarship Award. She has been awarded the scholarship in recognition of her study on Cerebral Venous Thrombosis. A native of Mangalore, Dr Salma completed her …

Citizenship Bill excluding Muslim immigrants taking India further into an abyss of bigotry say Indian Americans

    IAMC calls for US Senate to conduct hearing on sustained attacks on religious freedom and human rights in India   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   January 09, 2019 The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, has called the bill passed by the lower house of India’s Parliament, granting citizenship to …

United Against Hate Organises “Abki baar Nafrat ki Haar” Meeting

Press Release : On a cold and chilly Sunday night the United Against Hate held a street meeting in 40 Duta Road in Shaheen bagh Okhla on 23rd December. Apart from central hall meetings, fact findings, reporting, sending of immediate response teams, legal support to survivors of hate crimes, and protest demonstrations, one of United Against Hate’s constant emphasis has …

Baatein Aman Ki: Here’s Why Over 100 Women are Traveling Across India to Spread the Message of Peace

Last month, five minibusses, with twenty-five women in each of them, started their journeys from five different states of India – Kashmir, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Assam, and Uttar Pradesh. These 5 different groups of women yatris (travelers) are now traveling through a labyrinth of towns, cities, and villages — holding over 500 programs in almost 200 places, in collaboration with …

Amnesty International ‘Halt The Hate’ Website

  Over 200 alleged hate crimes in 2017 in India, reveals ‘Halt the hate’ website In 2017, an alarming number of alleged hate crimes – including assault, rape and murder – were reported against people from marginalized groups, especially Dalits and Muslims, said Amnesty International India today, as it launched an interactive data website, ‘Halt the Hate’. “The first step to …

‘Activists in Shackles’: Indians Denounce Arrests as Crackdown on Dissent

By Kai Schultz and Suhasini Raj NEW DELHI — Vernon Gonsalves, a rights activist, was preparing for his morning bath when the police banged on his front door. Officers rummaged through his home in Mumbai for nearly eight hours, confiscating books, his laptop, a hard drive and pen drives — and then arrested him. “My dad’s phone was seized, and our phones were …

A New Report, “Truth Of Kasganj” Says A Specific Community Was Targeted

The Logical Indian CrewUttar Pradesh Following the massive communal violence that broke out in Kasganj, on Republic Day of 2018, a report prepared by prominent civil rights activists has been released on August 29 which alleges that police probe into the violence was “grossly compromised.” The report, named “Truth of Kasganj”, reportedly also alleges that there were several “inconsistencies” in the police’s …