MINORITY RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN INDIA

by iamcadmin on May 22, 2017

The worsening situation in India with respect to violations of human rights and religious freedom has alarmed Indians and people of conscience across the world. The three year anniversary of the NDA government in India marks a grim milestone in India’s seemingly relentless drift away from secularism and pluralism.
It is in this context that various civil society organizations that are working to uphold pluralism and human rights in India have come together to prepare this report on the  “State of Minority Rights in India” under the BJP-led federal government, which completes three years on May 26, 2017.

India Minority Rights Violations Report 2017 by Indian American Muslim Council on Scribd

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Joint Stakeholder Report submitted by The Advocates for Human Rights, an NGO in special consultative status,

in collaboration with the Indian American Muslim Council Jamia Teachers Solidarity Association The Quill Foundation

Founded in 1983, The Advocates for Human Rights (The Advocates) is a volunteer-based non-governmental organization committed to the impartial promotion and protection of international human rights standards and the rule of law. The Advocates conducts a range of programs to promote human rights in the United States and around the world, including monitoring and fact finding, direct legal representation, education and training, and publications.

India UPR Submission by Indian American on Scribd

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Indian Americans demand CBI inquiry into atrocities against Dalits and Muslims under the pretext of cow protection

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