Expert Briefing at U.S. Congress: Genocide of Muslims a step away in Kashmir, Assam

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 12, 2019 The world’s best-known expert on genocide has said Muslims in the Indian provinces of Kashmir and Assam are just one step away from extermination. “Preparation for a genocide is definitely under way in India,” Dr. Gregory Stanton of Genocide Watch said at a Briefing at the U.S. Congress on Wednesday. The persecution of Muslims …

Religious test for migrants a reflection of bigotry as India’s state policy say Indian Americans

Citizenship Amendment Bill to exclude Muslim migrants from any path to citizenship FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 9, 2019 The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, today strongly condemned the move to turn into law the Citizenship Amendment Bill, and termed the bill a “reflection of bigotry as India’s state policy.” The …

IAMC condemns the institutional murder of Fathima Latheef, at IIT-Madras, pushed by Islamophobic, casteist prejudices.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2019 The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, condemns the institutional murder of Fathima Latheef, at IIT-Madras, pushed by Islamophobic, casteist prejudices.  IAMC National President, Mr. Ahsan Khan, expressed solace and solidarity with the family of Fathima Latheef and has called for the criminal investigation …

Diplomat’s ‘Israel model’ statement exposes RSS bigotry as official Indian policy: Indian Americans

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 28, 2019 The Alliance for Justice and Accountability (AJA), a broad coalition of Indian American organizations across the United States, has called out an Indian diplomat’s statement that India must follow the “Israel model” in Kashmir as a brazen affirmation of RSS’s fascist agenda having taken over official government policy in India. The AJA comprises of …

Supreme Court’s Babri Masjid judgement prefers faith over law to accommodate majoritarianism, say Indian Americans

Verdict in sync with Modi government’s Kashmir crackdown, NRC in a bid to usher in Hindu Rashtra. November 10, 2019 The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, has expressed dismay at Indian Supreme Court’s ruling that a Hindu temple be built on a site where the Babri Mosque stood for …

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 …

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 …

Indian Americans condemn attack on Hindu priest in New York

IAMC welcomes Governor Andrew Cuomo’s move to have state authorities assist in investigation of hate crime FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 23, 2019 The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC ), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, has expressed unequivocal condemnation for the cowardly attack on Swami Harischander Puri, a Hindu priest based in Queens, NY on July 22, 2019. …

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 tactical support given by the leaders of ruling party that is …

Pulwama backlash – Terror unleashed against innocent Kashmiris must cease, demand Indian Americans

Calls to boycott and harass Kashmiris are unacceptable and must be condemned by all parties February 25, 2019 The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), today called on the state and central governments in India to enforce law and order and defend ordinary Kashmiris from harassment and mob attacks in the wake of the Pulwama attacks in which over 40 Indian …