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 …

A Report on Harassment of Whistle Blowers and Social Activists

In a deeply troubling trend led by Gujarat state, civil servants and police officers who speak out against complicity of state administration officials in violence against Muslim minorities are subjected to harsh and vindictive actions aimed at suppressing dissent and discouraging such whistle blowers. The following cases illustrate the harassment of such whistle blowers — …

IAMC Welcomes the Release of Dr. Binayak Sen on Bail

Supreme Court drops sedition charges against Sen. Indian American Muslim Council (http://iamc.com), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguard India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, welcomes the Supreme Court of India’s decision to grant bail to noted human rights activist Dr. Dr. Binayak Sen. IAMC along with its friends in the international human rights community is relieved …