Month: December 2011

Republic Day 2012

India Republic Day 2012 Celebrations on Sunday January 29th, 2012 Holiday Inn Express, 9888 Mira Mesa Blvd, San Diego, CA 92131 (10:30 AM through 1:00 PM) Celebrating the Constitution of India Speakers: Congressman Bob Filner (D-CA) Prof. Vinay Lal (Dept. of History, UCLA) Celebrating Republic Day!! The Constitution of India came into force on January …

Harvard’s decision to drop courses by Subramanian Swamy, a welcome step says Indian American group

Wednesday, December 14th, 2011 Indian American Muslim Council (http://www.iamc.com) an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, has applauded Harvard University for dropping courses taught by Janata Party chief Subramanian Swamy over his exercise of hate-speech and demonstration of intolerance and bigotry, in an article for an Indian publication named DNA. In …

Babri Masjid Demolition 19th Anniversary: Indian American Group Demands Justice

Tuesday, December 6th, 2011 Indian American Muslim Council (http://www.iamc.com) an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos has called upon the Supreme Court of India as well as the institutions of civil society to take cognizance of the miscarriage of justice in the case of the Babri Masjid demolition and to work …

A Report on Harassment of Whistle Blowers and Social Activists

In a deeply troubling trend led by Gujarat state, civil servants and police officers who speak out against complicity of state administration officials in violence against Muslim minorities are subjected to harsh and vindictive actions aimed at suppressing dissent and discouraging such whistle blowers. The following cases illustrate the harassment of such whistle blowers — …