Indian authorities must bring killers of Shujaat Bukhari to justice

Indian authorities must bring killers of Shujaat Bukhari to justice Indian authorities must ensure that there is a thorough and credible investigation into the murder of Shujaat Bukhari, founder and editor of the English-language daily Rising Kashmir, and bring the killers to justice, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Bukhari was shot and killed today in Srinagar city, in Indian-controlled …

Indian court forbids screening of investigative documentary

Indian court forbids screening of investigative documentary The Committee to Protect Journalists today expressed concern over the Delhi High Court’s decision to bar the release of the second part of an investigative documentary about news outlets allegedly being willing to accept money in exchange for favorable coverage. The court yesterday issued an injunction that forbids the screening of Operation 136: Part …

Gurgaon Villagers Form ‘Khap Panchayat’To Boycott Those Disrupting Namaz At Public Spots

Gurgaon Villagers Form ‘Khap Panchayat’To Boycott Those Disrupting Namaz At Public Spots Members of the khap panchayat have called for “boycott of forces responsible for communal flare-ups” in the city. Gurgaon | Press Trust of India | Updated: May 17, 2018 00:15 IST Gurgaon:  People from a number of villages in the Gurgaon district have formed a “Sarva Khap Panchayat” …

India Republic Day celebrations hosted by IAMC across US

Indian Americans mark Republic Day with pledge to safeguard India’s Constitution   The Indian American Muslim Council , an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, organizes celebrations across multiple cities in the United States to commemorate the anniversary of India’s Republic Day. The Republic Day marks the day when India’s Constitution came into effect, ushering in the birth 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 …

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 …

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: …