Month: August 2010

National People’s Tribunal Report on violence against Christians in Kandhamal, Orissa

In August 2008 radical Hindutva groups unleashed an orgy of violence against the Indian Dalit Christians and Adivasis in Kandhamal district of Orissa state in India. Included below is the report of the National People’s Tribunal which included several prominent activists and headed by Mr. A.P. Shah, former Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court. …

Indian American Muslim group calls for speedy justice for Kandhamal victims on the second anniversary of violence

Indian Muslim Council-USA (IMC-USA – http://www.imc-usa.org ), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguard India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, calls on the Indian government to take immediate steps to ensure speedy justice for the victims on the second anniversary of Kandhamal massacre of Christians and Adivasis. It has been two years since radical Hindutva groups unleashed …

IMC-USA Congratulates Indians on 63rd anniversary of Independence

Indian Muslim Council-USA (IMC-USA), on the occasion of the sixty third anniversary of India’s independence, congratulates all Indians and people of Indian descent as well as friends of India. IMC-USA applauds India’s vibrant secular democracy that is admired the world over. IMC-USA is proud to see the phenomenal economical and technological progress India enjoys on …

Community leaders urged to dissociate from Sadhvi Ritambhara’s hate-mongering

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wednesday, August 11, 2010 Indian Muslim Council-USA (IMC-USA – http://www.imc-usa.org), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguard India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos is calling all community and religious leaders to disassociate themselves from Sadhvi Ritambhara’s politics of hate. Further, IMC-USA appeals to the event organizers, to cancel Sadhvi Ritambhara’s speaking engagements. Sadhvi Ritambhara …