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IAMC Weekly News Roundup – April 11th, 2016

In this issue of IAMC News Roundup News Headlines Court takes cognisance of complaint against PM for ‘insulting’ Tricolour Violence in Bhind after custodial death, 3 cops suspended Malegaon blast witnesses’ confessional statements go ‘missing’ Seminar disrupted over calls to chant ‘Bharat Mata Ki Jai’ Latehar hangings: Chilling confessions of gau rakshaks Rajasthan sends police to …

IMC-USA campaign to mark Victory for Pluralism, Press Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, FL

March 23, 2005

The Indian Muslim Council-USA, an advocacy group working towards protecting and promoting minority rights in India and a founding member of the Coalition Against Genocide (CAG), has announced it will hold a Press Conference in Ft. Lauderdale, FL on Saturday 26th March at 11:00 AM.

Narendra Modi the Chief Minister of the Indian state of Gujarat was barred from entering USA by the State Department under the International Religious Freedom Act citing severe violations of religious freedom by Modi. During the 2002 pogroms in Gujarat presided over by Modi more than 2000 Muslims were killed and thousands were made homeless. Three years after the violence, no one has been brought to justice.

Indian Muslim Councl-USA Participates in Pluralism Rally

Demands Supporters of Modi to stop fueling Anti-American Hatred

New York, NY; March 21st, 2005: Braving snow and rain, over 300 activists and representatives of 50 organizations held a press conference and rally outside Madison Square Gardens, New York to endorse the US State Department’s revocation of Narendra Modi’s Visa and condemn his anti-American incitements. Having been barred from entering the United States, Modi was expected to deliver a speech from Gujarat via a satellite link to his supporters at the Madison Square Gardens.

The rally and press conference were extensively covered by Indian and American media.

Indian Muslim Council-USA endorses ‘Promise of India’ campaign for Communal Harmony in India.

Oct 4th, 2003. Milpitas, CA. Indian Muslim Council-USA, a Washington based advocacy group working toward safeguarding Indian society’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, announces its endorsement and support for the ‘Promise of India’ campaign.

‘Promise of India’ is a global campaign for communal harmony in India, launched on October 4, 2003 to coincide with the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, at India Community Center (ICC), Milpitas, CA by a coalition of Indian-American non-profit organizations serving the Indian community.