Citizenship Bill excluding Muslim immigrants taking India further into an abyss of bigotry say Indian Americans

    IAMC calls for US Senate to conduct hearing on sustained attacks on religious freedom and human rights in India   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   January 09, 2019 The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, has called the bill passed by the lower house of India’s Parliament, granting citizenship to …

IAMCs Response to Times Now

1) Times Now’s India Upfront program coverage of the Religious Freedom briefing in Capitol Hill : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qa31df3KRmQ Original Video of briefing: https://www.facebook.com/IndianAmericanMuslimCouncil/videos/1912060422205443?sfns=1   December 12, 2018 To Mr. Rahul Shivshankar Editor-in-Chief Times Now New Delhi Subject: India Upfront program coverage of the Religious Freedom briefing in Capitol Hill Dear Mr. Shivshankar, Greetings. We write to you with reference to your program “India …

U.S. Groups Condemn PM Modi for Failure to Stop Attacks on Religious Minorities

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Religious freedom activists from across the U.S. have criticized Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his failure to stop the violence carried out by Hindutva groups against religious minorities, including Muslims and Christians. At an event titled “Religious Freedom in India: A Briefing on Capitol Hill”, organized by the Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC) on the Capitol Hill …

Activists disrupt Hindu supremacist conclave in Chicago, evoke violent reaction from extremists

Anti-fascists slogans call for a stop to Hindu fascism during plenary session of World Hindu Congress September 9, 2018 The Alliance for Justice and Accountability (AJA), an umbrella organization of progressive South Asian groups across the United States in coordination with the local community, today lauded the activists who disrupted the plenary session of the World Hindu Congress, a conclave …

Persecution of activists an expression of fascism say Indian Americans

Persecution of activists an expression of fascism say Indian Americans Arrest of prominent intellectuals and dissidents widely condemned by diaspora FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 28, 2018 The Alliance for Justice And Accountability (AJA), an umbrella coalition of progressive organizations across the United States, today condemned the sweeping attacks against activists and intellectuals in India, leading to the arrest of five …

IAMC celebrates 72nd India Independence Day – Diaspora pledges commitment to pluralism

IAMC celebrates 72nd India Independence Day – Diaspora pledges commitment to pluralism August 15, 2018 The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC – www.iamc.com), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, today joined millions of people, in India and around the world, to celebrate the 72nd India’s Independence Day. While sharing in the joy of India’s independence …

Exclusion of 4 million from Citizens’ Registry a horrible atrocity says Indian Americans

Relatives of former President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed among those at risk of becoming stateless; Targeting of religious minorities apparent motive say Muslim organizations August 2, 2018 The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos has called for the immediate suspension of the National Registry of Citizens, until irregularities that have resulted …

Waves of coordinated vigils continue across United States, denouncing the horrific rapes in Kathua and Unnao and stepping up calls for fair and speedy trials

Indian Americans stand in disgust and shame at the horrific nature of rapes and the government’s subsequent handling of the cases which gave patronage to the accused. April 30, 2018 Hundreds of Indian Americans came together in cities across United States for candlelight vigils and demonstrations demanding fair and speedy trials of the accused in the now infamous Kathua and …

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 …