Month: October 2015

Reported rape of dead Muslim woman evokes anger, revulsion amongst Indian Americans

Calls to rape dead Muslim women had been made at a function presided over by BJP MP Yogi Adityanath FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 27, 2015 The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC – www.iamc.com), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, has joined in the outrage and revulsion felt by Indian Americans and people of …

IAMC Weekly News Roundup – October 19th, 2015

In this issue of IAMC News Roundup News Headlines Read the emails Prashant Bhushan alleges show that Modi government colluded with 2002 accused Second time in a fortnight, President Pranab Mukherjee sends message on tolerance, dissent India witnessed religiously motivated killings, riots and forced conversion: US report on International Religious Freedom 2014 7/11 case: 9 years …

IAMC Weekly News Roundup – October 12th, 2015

In this issue of IAMC News Roundup News Headlines Indian community protests against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the UK Indian activist Sudheendra Kulkarni hit by Shiv Sena ink attack Dadri lynching pre-medidated by Hindutva forces: DU, JNU fact-finding committee Police see right-wing plot behind Mainpuri violence RSS sympathiser loses column for saying ‘RSS leaders …

Horrific lynching in India a planned uptick in Hindu supremacist violence against minorities say Indian Americans

Brutal killing over mere suspicion of eating beef intended to terrorize local Muslims and polarize communities along religious lines FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 03, 2015 The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC – www.iamc.com), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, has strongly condemned the latest episode of anti-minority violence in India, in the …