Month: April 2012

US reaffirmation of visa denial to Modi welcomed by IAMC

Tuesday April 26, 2012 The Indian American Muslim Council (http://www.iamc.com) an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos today welcomed the US State Department’s reiteration of its position on the issue of a US visa for Chief Minister Narendra Modi. In a letter to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Congressman Walsh had …

Convictions in post-Godhra carnage a step on the road to justice says Indian American Muslim Council

Tuesday April 10, 2012 Indian American Muslim Council (http://www.iamc.com) an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos today welcomed the belated convictions of 23 individuals in the Ode massacre case related to the carnage in Gujarat in 2002. On March 1, 2002, a mob of about a thousand people attacked a house …

Indian American Group strongly condemns Bihar government’s stand on Forbesganj firing, reiterates demand for justice for victims

Wednesday April 4, 2012 Indian American Muslim Council (http://www.iamc.com) an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos today condemned Bihar government’s characterization of Forbesganj police firings as a “minor incident” that did not merit CBI inquiry. The Bihar Government made this deeply insensitive assertion in its affidavit filed in the Supreme Court …

IAMC Weekly News Roundup – April 2nd, 2012

In this issue of IAMC News Roundup Announcements Indian American Group strongly condemns Bihar government’s stand on Forbesganj firing, reiterates demand for justice for victims Communal Harmony Punjab Intellectuals Call For Communal Harmony News Headlines US City Council passes resolution condemning 2002 Gujarat riots Both Nanavati sons are govt lawyers! Now Modi govt gets it …