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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


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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Uttar Pradesh Members of Parliament Performance Report

February 11, 2017

Introduction   The study conducted by US-based news portal and commissioned by IAMC, finds that 71 crores of the unspent funds were in 17 Dalit-majority constituencies and over 64 crores unspent in 16 other constituencies where Muslims are over 20% of the population. The MPs in both cases are from the BJP. Every MP […]

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Rationalizing Ethnic Cleansing In Assam

November 8, 2014

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Indian State of Assam has witnessed mass violence against minorities, particularly Muslims several times in the last few decades. The area known as Bodo Territorial Administered Districts (BTAD), as well as surrounding areas in western Assam is inhabited by Muslims as well as Bodo tribals. Ethnic rivalry between these two communities has […]

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IAMC Sponsored Investigative Journalism on Illegal Terror Arrests

July 23, 2013

Muslim youths: India’s most wanted!: Introduction to the series but also analysis piece that covers many cases of harassment of India’s youth mentions UP and Delhi cases.  Justice denied, now waiting for judgment: Sheikh Hashim Ali’s 13 years’ incarceration: Andhra Pradesh. Covers cases in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka of Hashim Ali who has spent […]

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The case that never was: The ‘SIMI’ trial of Jaipur

April 13, 2012

A report by jamia teachers’ solidarity association This is report on the SIMI trial in Jaipur, where all the accused were acquitted because not a shred of evidence could be found against them.

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Report: Indian Americans demand justice for Gujarat victims through candle-light vigils in several cities across the US

March 10, 2012

Saturday, March 10, 2012 The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC –, an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, observed the tenth anniversary of the horrific carnage in Gujarat through candle-light vigils held in several cities across the US, as well as an online candle-light vigil on Facebook: The objective […]

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Massive Republic Day Celebrations Organized by Indian Muslims in the US

February 1, 2012

Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC –, an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, organized massive celebrations across the US to commemorate India’s 63rd Republic Day. IAMC’s chapters across the nation celebrated the day India’s Constitution came into effect, marking the birth of a modern, secular and democratic Republic. This year’s […]

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A Report on Harassment of Whistle Blowers and Social Activists

December 4, 2011

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 — […]

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Indian American Muslim Council celebrates Republic Day across the United States

February 4, 2011

Sunday, February 2, 2011 Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC –, an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s tolerant and pluralist ethos, held Republic Day celebrations across its various chapters in the United States. The emphasis of the Republic Day celebrations was to spread awareness within the Indian Diaspora on how the Indian constitution brings […]

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