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 …

IAMC condemns dastardly terror attack in Kashmir

IAMC condemns dastardly terror attack in Kashmir The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC – www.iamc.com), today condemned in the strongest terms the dastardly act of terror in Kashmir that has claimed the lives of 40 personnel from India’s Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF). The brave CRPF personnel who laid down their lives reflected the diversity of India united in their ultimate …

Indian-Americans celebrate Republic Day across USA, with pledges to uphold the Constitution and combat hate

Indian-Americans celebrate Republic Day across USA with pledges to uphold the Constitution and combat hate The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, marked India’s 70th Republic Day on Saturday January 26, 2019, with celebrations at chapters across the United States. This year’s Republic Day celebrations continue in a tradition IAMC …

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 …