Sedition Case : Over 180 Personalities Endorse Statement, Condemn Charges

Sedition Case for Open Letter: Over 180 Personalities Endorse Statement, Condemn Charges The statement says “more of us will speak every day” against mob lynching and silencing people’s voices. New Delhi: In response to an FIR being filed against 49 celebrities and prominent personalities for writing an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, more than 180 cultural and literary personalities …

IAMC Volunteers attend candle light vigil for slain Sikh Police Officer Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal

IAMC volunteers from the New York Chapter attended a candle light vigil for the slain Sikh Police Officer Sandeep Singh Dhaliwal, and expressed our condolences as Indian Americans. Officer Sandeep Singh was a role model for the entire Indian American community, with his selfless service and his caring for everyone in the society.   Read more: Thousands attend slain U.S. …

Thousands Protested Outside UNGA in New York against human rights violations in India

Thousands Protested Outside UNGA in New York Though Modi has visited the United States six times since 2014, this is the first time his presence in the US has been met with such vociferous protests. 28/SEP/2019 New Delhi: Thousands of South Asians and concerned North Americans staged a rally in front of the UN headquarters as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed …

Hindus for Human Rights: Hindus must stand against Hindutva

Why We, as Hindu Americans, Are Opposed to Modi’s Undeclared Emergency The war of attrition against the people of Kashmir and against minorities elsewhere poses a far greater danger to Indian democracy than Indira Gandhi’s Emergency rule of 1975. 4/SEP/2019 See also: https://www.hindusforhumanrights.org/ “Democracy, beloved husband of Truth, loving father of Liberty, brother of Faith, Hope and Justice, expired on …

Thousands of Indian Americans of all religious and cultural backgrounds stage protest in Houston

Thousands protest against PM Modi during Howdy Modi event MON, 23 SEP 2019 HOUSTON, (TX), Thousands of Indian Americans joined a protest rally against Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Sunday, during the Howdy Modi event, led by the Alliance for Justice and Accountability (AJA), a coalition of Indian Americans. The AJA comprises Hindu, Muslim, Dalit, Sikh and Christian groups, among others. …

Thousands of Indian Americans and US based civil rights activists gearing up for massive protests against Hindutva and racism

Indian Americans Announce Protest Against Modi’s Houston Visit [See also: https://www.thehindu.com/news/national/protesters-get-ready-for-narendra-modis-houston-rally/article29472579.ece ] Thousands of Indian Americans and US based civil rights activists gearing up for massive protests against Hindutva and racism at Modi event venue HOUSTON, (TX) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Alliance for Justice and Accountability (AJA), a broad coalition of Indian American organizations, has announced it is leading a …

Activists and Nobel Peace Prize winners protest Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s decision on award

Interfaith Letter To The Gates Foundation on Modi’s Award September 11, 2019   https://www.stopgenocide.org/interfaith-letter-to-the-gates-foundation-on-modis-award/ Dear Mr. and Mrs. Gates: As diverse Americans, we very much appreciate that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation helps fund numerous important grassroots programs each year. Nevertheless, we are deeply disturbed to discover that the Foundation will be giving an award to Indian Prime Minister …

Two opposing faces of Godhra are now keepers of its peace

Two opposing faces of Godhra are now keepers of its peace Flipped Fortunes: Qutbuddin Ansari helps inaugurate Ashok Parmar’s new footwear store  Ashok Parmar and Qutbuddin Ansari While Qutbuddin became the Muslim face of the riots, Parmar became the Hindu poster boy The two iconic photographs from the 2002 Godhra riots, which are considered as depicting the communal divide between Hindus …

Indian Americans condemn unconstitutional revocation of Article 370, massive repression in Kashmir

IAMC calls on civil society to stand up to despotism that shows no regard for democracy and fairness FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 7, 2019 The Indian American Muslim Council ( IAMC ), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, has condemned the revocation of the special status of the state of Jammu and Kashmir that had …