Murder of Muslim laborer in Rajasthan sparks outrage among Indian Americans

Diaspora sees direct connection between culture of impunity and the reckless, incendiary rhetoric of the Hindutva complex 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 of Indians, both within India and across the diaspora over the heinous murder of Mohammed …

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 …

Indian Americans express outrage over Nuh encounter killing; call for prosecution of police officers involved

UP in the grip of an “encounter mania” under Yogi Adityanath September 21, 2017 The Indian American Muslim Council (https://www.iamc.com), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos has called for the immediate suspension, arrest and criminal prosecution of the four police officers of Haryana’s Central Investigation Agency, involved in the grisly murder and cover up of Munfaid …

Indian Americans express outrage over Nuh encounter killing; call for prosecution of police officers involved

Indian Americans express outrage over Nuh encounter killing; call for prosecution of police officers involved UP in the grip of an “encounter mania” under Yogi Adityanath FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 21, 2017   The Indian American Muslim Council (www.iamc.com), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos has called for the immediate suspension, arrest and criminal prosecution …

Indian Americans express outrage over mob lynchings in India through protests across US

Government’s inaction and cruel politics of Hindutva focus of protests; protesters demand immediate action to restore the rule of law July 16, 2017 The Alliance for Justice and Accountability (AJA), an umbrella coalition of progressive organizations across the United States and various coalition partners today held protests in three cities across the US, to express their outrage over the growing …

Capitol Hill briefing delivers scathing indictment of minority rights violations in India

Capitol Hill briefing delivers scathing indictment of minority rights violations in India Alliance releases report as NDA government in India completes three years FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 23, 2017 The Alliance for Justice and Accountability (AJA), an umbrella coalition of progressive organizations across the United States, today held a briefing in Washington, DC at the Rayburn Building at the US …

Teesta Setalvad delivers an indictment at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on the human rights situation in India

Teesta Setalvad delivers an indictment at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva on the human rights situation in India Renowned Indian activist speaks on behalf of IAMC, Advocates for Human Rights and other partner organizations FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 21, 2017   Indian American Muslim Council (https://www.iamc.com) a non-profit advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, today …

27th Session of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review, United Nations Human Rights Council, April-May 2017

Joint Stakeholder Report submitted by The Advocates for Human Rights, an NGO in special consultative status, in collaboration with the Indian American Muslim Council Jamia Teachers Solidarity Association The Quill Foundation Founded in 1983, The Advocates for Human Rights (The Advocates) is a volunteer-based non-governmental organization committed to the impartial promotion and protection of international human rights standards and the …

Indian Americans decry increasing hate crimes in the US; appreciate support from fellow Americans against bias and harassment

Indian Americans decry increasing hate crimes in the US; appreciate support from fellow Americans against bias and harassment Multiple attacks on Indian Americans including shooting of Sikh man in Washington FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 06, 2017 Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC – iamc.com) a non-profit advocacy group dedicated to promoting the shared values of pluralism, tolerance, and respect for human rights, …