Reports

MINORITY RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN INDIA

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 …

27th Session of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review, United Nations Human Rights Council, April-May 2017

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 …

IAMC Sponsored Investigative Journalism on Illegal Terror Arrests

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. http://twocircles.net/2013may23/muslim_youths_india%E2%80%99s_most_wanted.html  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 …

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

Saturday, March 10, 2012 The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC – http://www.iamc.com), 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: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Gujarat-Genocide/256516174422867 The objective …

Massive Republic Day Celebrations Organized by Indian Muslims in the US

Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC – http://www.iamc.com), 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 …

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 — …