Month: March 2012

Gujarat Pogrom of 2002 condemned by City of Harvey, IL Resolution

Wednesday March 28, 2012 The Indian American Muslim Council (http://www.iamc.com) an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos has welcomed the passing of a resolution in the City Council of Harvey, Illinois, on the solemn occasion of the tenth anniversary of the horrific mass killings in the state of Gujarat, India. The …

US Congressional Hearing highlights the plight of Indian Minorities, Gujarat victims

Narendra Modi to remain persona non-grata with no change to visa status Thursday March 22, 2012 Indian American Muslim Council (http://www.iamc.com) an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos has thanked Dr. Najid Hussain (son-in-law of slain Indian Parliamentarian Ahsan Jafri) and Dr. Angana Chatterji for their Congressional testimonies at the Tom …

Dr. Angana Chatterji’s testimony at the Congressional Hearing organized by the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission

Re.: Hearing on Religious Minorities in India March 21, 2012 The following is the testimony given by Dr. Angana Chatterji at the US Congressional Hearing organized by the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission on March 21, 2012. Representative Pitts, I thank you and the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission for honoring me with an invitation …

Dr. Najid Hussain’s testimony at the Congressional Hearing organized by the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission

  The following is the testimony given by Dr. Najid Hussain at the Congressional Hearing organized by the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission on March 21, 2012. Congressman Pitts, honorable committee members, ladies and gentlemen: Discrimination, injustice, and denial of rights, or our support to regimes those involve in such practices is the leading cause …

Action Alert : Protest TIME’s cover story and Brookings Institution article promoting Narendra Modi

Monday March 19, 2012 Indian American Muslim Council (http://www.iamc.com) an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos is calling on all people of conscience to protest TIME magazine’s cover story as well as the article by Brookings Institution Managing Director praising Mr. Narendra Modi, for distorting the truth by omitting details of …

TIME’s cover story on Narendra Modi a distortion of truth, says Indian American group

Monday March 19, 2012 Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC – http://www.iamc.com) an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, has condemned TIME magazine’s cover story on Mr. Narendra Modi as a dismal PR exercise intended to whitewash Mr. Modi’s complicity in the Gujarat pogrom of 2002. IAMC has also questioned the timing …