IMC-USA briefs organizations & Congressional staff on conditions of Muslims in India

Washington D.C., February 24, 2003: In commemoration of the one year anniversary of the Gujarat massacres, the Indian Muslim Council-USA (http://www.imc-usa.org) held a briefing today for Muslim organizations and Congressional staff members on the deteriorating conditions of Indian Muslims. The event was held from 12:30pm to 1:30pm in the press conference room of the Council on American Islamic Relations. Zahir …

Indian Muslim Council-USA condemns attack on US missionary.

January 15, 2003 Washington D.C., 01/15/2003: Indian Muslim Council-USA, a Washington based advocacy group working toward safeguarding Indian society’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, condemns in the strongest terms possible the attack on a US missionary in South India. According to news reports, ten members of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), an extremist Hindu nationalist organization attacked Mr. Joseph Cooper near …

Hate Based Campaign helps Gandhi’s Assassins Win Election

December 16, 2002 India’s secular democracy suffered a severe setback yesterday when the fascist Bharatiya Janata Party was elected in a landslide victory in Gujarat, winning 125 out of a possible 181 seats. Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who is currently charged being in Belgium as a international war criminal for “Crimes against Humanity”, received an overwhelming mandate to return to …

Muslims observe Dec 6th as Babri Mosque day

December 02, 2002 Three major Indian Muslim organizations in the US, the Association of Indian Muslims (AIM,) the Indian Muslim Council-USA (IMC-USA)and the Indian Muslim Relief Committee (IMRC) are calling upon the Muslims in the U.S to observe December 6th as Babri Mosque day. This call has been endorsed by the national Muslim organizations in the U.S including the American …

US Justice Department and State department urged to investigate US based Tax-Exempt relief organization with links to extremist groups

November 22, 2002 Indian Muslim Council-USA (IMC-USA), a Washington Based human rights advocacy group for activism against rising fascism is calling on the US Justice Department and State Department to investigate a US Based, India Development and Relief Fund (IDRF) a Tax-Exempt relief organization for allegedly being a conduit to funnel Tax-exempt donations to fascist groups in India. This comes …