IMC-USA organizes 11-city North American ­lecture tour on human rights in India March 30, 2010 By TCN News, Cambridge, Massachusetts: Indian Muslim Council-USA (IMC-USA) is organizing a US lecture tour of two noted Human Rights Lawyers from India: Shafeeq Rehman Mahajir and Mukul Sinha. In the past several decades India has witnessed mass violence in its various forms including riots, massacres, pogroms and terror attacks …

Indians outraged at Taliban attack in Kabul that killed nine Indians

Nine Indians among 17 killed in Kabul bombing, shooting
By Farhad Peikar,DPA | 27 February 2010

Kabul : Taliban bombers attacked guesthouses in the centre of Kabul Friday, triggering a series of explosions and a gun battle that killed at least 17 people, including nine Indians, a French citizen and an Italian, officials said.

The assault occurred around the City Centre shopping complex and the Safi Landmark hotel, about 300 metres from the Interior Ministry, Abdul Ghafar Sayedzada, a senior police official, said.

Taliban spokesman Zabiullah Mujahid said by phone from an undisclosed location that five Taliban bombers attacked two compounds used by foreigners.

“Our two bombers have been killed and three others are still resisting,” he said. “Around 100 foreigners are surrounded by our forces in one of the compounds.”

Issues of Indian Muslims in US not different from those in India

Daily Times: July 01, 2007\story_1-7-2007_pg7_49 WASHINGTON: The issues facing Indian Muslims in America are not too different from Indian Muslims living in India, except for their living standard and access to education and other opportunities, says president of the Indian Muslim Council-USA. In an interview, published on Saturday by Hindustan Times, Rasheed Ahmed, president …