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Forced conversions in Agra and call for anti-conversion bill are brazen attacks on India’s Constitution say Indian Americans

Sunday, Dec 14, 2014 The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC – www.iamc.com), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos has condemned the forced conversion of Muslims in Agra as well as the government’s suggested “remedy”, of pushing the anti-conversion bill, currently adopted in five states across India, as brazen attacks on …

Burning of church in Delhi an attack on minorities say Indian Americans

Expressions of solidarity with Christians in India, condemnation of hate speech by BJP Minister Niranjan Jyoti   Washington D.C – Wednesday, December 03, 2014 The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC – www.iamc.com), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos,has condemned the burning of St. Sebastian Catholic Church in Delhi on December 1, 2014 as …

India’s 68th Independence Day – A time to renew communal harmony and safeguard secularism

Friday, August 15, 2014 The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC – www.iamc.com), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, has called on Indians across the world, to mark the occasion of India’s 68th Independence Day by finding ways to strengthen pluralism, and to renew communal harmony, in order to defeat the designs …

Supreme Court’s Acquittal of innocents in Surat 1993 bomb blasts case hailed by Indian Americans

Case is indicative of corruption in lower courts, logjam in judiciary July 20, 2014 The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC – www.iamc.com), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, has lauded the landmark Supreme Court judgment acquitting the 11 innocent people accused of having carried out the bomb blasts in Surat (Gujarat) …

Bigoted accusations against Fr. Cedric Prakash condemned by Indian Americans

Goa Chief Minister in a smear campaign against the stalwart of secular voices in India June 02, 2014 The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC – www.iamc.com), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, has strongly condemned Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s recent accusations on Fr. Cedric Prakash. Speaking at a press briefing …

All Indians need to be vigilant in safeguarding secularism say Indian Americans

Muslim community urged to work towards development and pursuit of justice May 26, 2014 Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC – www.iamc.com), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, has called on all Indians to be vigilant in safeguarding the secular institutions under the NDA (National Democratic Alliance) administration. It has also …

Mukul Sinha’s demise a loss for justice and accountability say Indian Americans

Renowned activist will always be remembered for his tireless struggle to bring to justice the perpetrators of the Gujarat pogroms and fake encounter killings. May 14, 2014 Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC – www.iamc.com), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, has expressed grief and a profound sense of loss over the …

Atrocities against Assamese Muslims must cease now, demand Indian Americans

Grief and outrage over merciless killing of women and children in Assam in the din of elections May 08, 2014 The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC – www.iamc.com), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, has condemned the gruesome massacre in Assam that has claimed the lives of 43 people, most of …

IAMC Calls on TIME Magazine to disqualify Indian politicians from TIME 100 online poll

Automated bogus voting attempts to create fake popularity for Indian politicians in the midst of elections April 22, 2014 Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC, http://iamc.com), a group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, has called on TIME magazine to disqualify Indian politicians from the 2014 TIME 100 online poll. Millions of fake online votes …

US Congressional Hearing highlights plight of minorities in India

Broad range of experts call for inclusion of human rights and religious freedom in the US-India Strategic Dialogue. April 4th 2014: Coalition Against Genocide (CAG – http://coalitionagainstgenocide.org/), a broad alliance dedicated to justice and accountability for the Gujarat pogroms of 2002, today welcomed the congressional hearing on the subject of minorities and religious freedom in …