Month: February 2015

IAMC Weekly News Roundup – February 23rd, 2015

In this issue of IAMC News Roundup News Headlines UK probes RSS-inspired charity for anti-Muslim comments Comment on religious tolerance by Indian leader sparks national debate Stop Harassment of Activists: Police Target Group Seeking Justice for 2002 Gujarat Riots Pansare’s death a reflection of divisive communal forces, say Left parties Himayat Baig was attacked in prison, …

Case against Teesta a case of witch-hunt by Gujarat government say Indian Americans

Call for Independent investigation under Supreme Court’s supervision   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 18, 2015 Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC – www.iamc.com), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos has expressed strong support for noted human rights activist Teesta Setalvad and denounced the Gujarat Government for bringing frivolous charges motivated by political …

IAMC Weekly News Roundup – February 9th, 2015

In this issue of IAMC News Roundup Communal Harmony A 100-yr-pact for communal amity in Konkan village News Headlines OMG! Hindu Mahasabha’s Swami Omji threatens to kill Arvind Kejriwal like Nathuram Godse killed Mahatma Gandhi Barack Obama: ‘Acts of intolerance’ in India would have shocked Mahatma Gandhi Documentary film blames BJP and SP for Muzaffarnagar riots …

US concern over diminishing religious freedom in India is justified say Indian Americans

Attacks on churches, forced conversions to Hinduism and glorification of Gandhi’s assassin are manifestations of a divisive and hateful ideology   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sunday, Feb 08, 2015   The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC – www.iamc.com), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos has called President Obama’s expressions of concern over …

IAMC Weekly News Roundup – February 2nd, 2015

In this issue of IAMC News Roundup Communal Harmony A ride for communal harmony Groups stage dharna, seek communal peace News Headlines Obama Warns India on Religious Divisions India investigates reports of mass ‘reconversion’ of Christians Police bust Hindutva outfit’s plan to honour Nathuram Godse in Meerut The row that wasn’t: VP ‘not saluting’ the tri-colour …