IAMC led citizens consortium publishes Fact-Finding Report on 2016 Jharkhand lynching cases

IAMC led citizens consortium publishes Fact-Finding Report on 2016 Jharkhand lynching cases Assalam-o-Alaikum All – Today marks yet another day in our struggle for justice for Indian Muslims. We are grateful to Allah swt as we complete a very important investigation about the gruesome Jharkhand lynching and bring the facts of this case to light. Earlier today, a consortium of …

IAMC Weekly News Roundup – April 2nd, 2018

IAMC Weekly News Roundup – April 2nd, 2018 In this issue of IAMC News Roundup Communal Harmony Asansol violence: Muslims protect properties of Hindu neighbours News Headlines Why India should know more about Imdadulla Rashidi 2 BJP men detained for Samastipur violence In West Bengal, the BJP is using Ram Navami as an exercise of domination Kasganj Violence: Absconding Prime …

Indian Americans mark Republic Day with pledge to safeguard India’s Constitution

Indian Americans mark Republic Day with pledge to safeguard India’s Constitution FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  January  28 2018   The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, organized celebrations in two cities in the United States to commemorate the 69th anniversary of India’s Republic Day. The Republic Day marks the day when India’s …

Eleven Journalists Killed, 46 Attacked, 27 Cases of Police Action: Report on Press Freedom 2017

From Gauri Lankesh’s murder to defamation suits, attacks on the media have become commonplace. New Delhi: The ‘India Freedom Report: Media Freedom and Freedom of Expression in 2017’ by The Hoot confirms with data what an alarming year 2017 was for journalists, including photographers and stringers, reporting from different parts of the country. Last year saw 11 journalists murdered, the reason for …

Heinous killing of cleric and desecration of Andhra Pradesh mosque trigger outrage, revulsion among Indian Americans

Heinous killing of cleric and desecration of Andhra Pradesh mosque trigger outrage, revulsion among Indian Americans FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 31 2017   The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC – iamc.com), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos today condemned yet another …

Cow-Related Hate Crimes Peaked in 2017, 86% of Those Killed Muslim

Ninety-seven percent of all incidents have occurred over the last three years since the BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi assumed power in May 2014. After the recent murder of a dairy trader by cow vigilantes on the Rajasthan-Haryana border, 11 deaths have been reported in 2017, the highest toll from cow-related hate crimes since 2010, from when IndiaSpend’s database records hate crimes. …

Murder of Muslim laborer in Rajasthan sparks outrage among Indian Americans

Murder of Muslim laborer in Rajasthan sparks outrage among Indian Americans Diaspora sees direct connection between cultural of impunity and the reckless, incendiary rhetoric of the Hindutva complex FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 8 2017   The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos today noted the sense of outrage among millions …

Explosive Fact-finding Investigation of Pehlu Khan’s murder shows high-level Police cover up of murderers

Explosive Fact-finding Investigation of Pehlu Khan’s murder shows high-level Police cover up of murderers Renowned Human Rights Defenders and Activists weigh in on the path towards justice October 28 2017   IAMC is pleased to have been an active supporter of the momentous fact-finding investigation of the gruesome mob lynching of dairy farmer, Pehlu Khan, and the subsequent cover-up by …