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Slide beating in police custody INDIA HUMAN RIGHTS MONITOR Muslim man dies after severe beating in police custody A 22-year-old Muslim man, Abu Siddique Halder, died soon after he was severely beaten in police custody in West Bengal. The victim’s family has alleged that their son was murdered, reporting that he died after returning home from police custody severely ill. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Slide INDIA HUMAN RIGHTS MONITOR Muslim man beaten by Hindu militants over coaching center fees Ibrar Ansari, a Muslim man who runs a coaching center in the capital city of Delhi, was beaten by members of the Hindu militant group, Vishwa Hindu Parishad.

In a video that surfaced online, Ansari’s younger brother, Irfan, reports that the militants attacked after a Hindu student’s parent complained about a dispute over fees.
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Slide Human Rights Abuse in India OP-ED JACOBIN: Release India’s Political Prisoners
In the last four years, Indian student leader Umar Khalid has moved his application for bail over a dozen times. Shunted from the low Delhi courts all the way up to the Supreme Court, he has been hit repeatedly with delayed hearings or outright denial of bail, leaving him indefinitely behind bars. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right
Slide IAMC Interviews INTERVIEW Radio Islam International: Safa Ahmed on human rights and religious freedoms in India Safa Ahmed talks to Radio Islam International about deteriorating human rights and religious freedoms in India, as well as calls from US civil society and religious freedom experts to designate India as a Country of Particular Concern (CPC). Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Slide India Country of Particular Concern PRESS RELEASE US State Department’s 2023 report reaffirms need to designate India Country of Particular Concern, say Indian Americans The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, has welcomed the release of the US State Department’s 2023 International Religious Freedom (IRF) report, which highlights the ongoing persecution of religious minorities, particularly Muslims and Christians in India. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Slide Modi condemned IMPORTANT STORY ModiSpeak: Manifesto for a Hindu Nation The 2024 national elections braked India’s slide into authoritarianism but did not halt it. The Narendra Modi-led Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) secured 240 of 543 parliamentary seats even as, diminished by voter pushback, the BJP lost 63 seats. Failing to secure the requisite 272-seat majority, Modi forfeited the ability to command a solely BJP national government. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Slide 1 IAMC Report 2024 IAMC Report IAMC Report: Persecution of Religious Minorities in India (January-April 2024) India has long been lauded as the world’s largest democracy, but under Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Hindu supremacist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), India has become one of the “worst autocratisers” in the world. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right


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About Us

IAMC is the largest US-based advocacy organization of Indian American Muslims. It was registered in Washington, D.C. in 2002 as a tax-exempt non-profit. It has chapters across the country with thousands of members.

Our Objectives

Pluralism, Tolerance and Respect

To promote the common values of pluralism, tolerance, and respect for human rights that form the basis of the world’s two largest secular democracies – the United States and India.

Interfaith and Inter-community Understanding

To work towards increasing inter-faith and inter-community understanding in the United States, with particular focus on the Indian Diaspora with a view to safeguard individuals and societal institutions from infiltration by divisive and hate-filled ideologies.

Education and Awareness

To provide a platform for increasing education and awareness about issues of interest to the Indian community in the United States.

Alliances and Relationships

To build alliances and relationships with all individuals and groups who share our basic values, in order to work together for achieving the above objectives.

Responsible Voice

To provide a responsible voice for the Indian Muslim Diaspora in the United States in their quest for all of the above objectives.

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