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 …

Mani Ratnam, Anurag Kashyap, other celebrities write open letter to PM Modi over lynchings

JULY 24, 2019 15:17 IST The letter also states that the phrase “Jai Shri Ram” has been reduced to a “provocative war cry” The lynching of Muslims, Dalits and other minorities must be stopped immediately, celebrities from various fields have said in an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi while also stressing that there is “no democracy without dissent”. …

Nation-wide protests across US by Indian Americans

  Indian Americans Protest Surge in Attacks on Minorities     The Indian American Muslim Council and other coalition partner organizations held protests across various US cities to express outrage over the recent surge in attacks against minorities. In last few weeks, IAMC chapters organized protest demonstrations in New York, San Jose, Dallas, Seattle, Chicago and Boston to condemn the …

U.S. concern at treatment of Muslims in India: Speaker Nancy Pelosi

  U.S. concern at treatment of Muslims in India WASHINGTON DC, JULY 12, 2019 01:09 IST Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi has said the U.S. Congress was, and continues to be, concerned about the treatment of Muslims in India. Ms. Pelosi’s comments came during a conversation with Chairman of the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) John Chambers …

United Nations Seeks Report On Tabrez Ansari Lynching From India

United Nations Seeks Report On Tabrez Ansari Lynching From India As mob lynching and hate crimes against Muslims and Dalits in India got highlighted at UNSC, UNHRC takes cognizance on report of Tabrez Ansari’s lynching. Shabina Akhtar 08 Jul 2019 Kolkata: Within days of Center of Africa Development and Progress (CADP), a non-governmental organization (NGO) which enjoys a special consultative …

Hemant Karkare Was a Man of Honour. India Should Remember That While Voting: Julio Ribeiro

https://thewire.in/rights/hemant-karkare Julio Ribeiro 26/APR/2019 Much has been written and spoken about Hemant Karkare and the genuineness of his investigation into the Malegaon bomb blast case. Pragya Singh Thakur, along with Colonel Purohit, a serving officer of the Indian Army, and a few others were charged by the Maharashtra anti-terrorist squad, then headed by Karkare, with conspiracy to cause the blast …