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INDIA GENOCIDE NEWS MPs, ministers, bureaucrats, movie stars condemn release of rapist-murderers Dalit woman burnt alive by relatives for demanding the return of loan

Kerala judge slammed for saying accused could not have ‘touched’ a low-caste woman
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Press Release CAIR-NJ and IAMC Condemn Symbols of Hate at India Independence Day Parade in Edison The New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) today joined Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC) in condemning the use of a bulldozer at the India Independence Day parade this year. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release India’s Supreme Court Is Complicit In Modi’s All-Round Assault On Civil Liberties, Human Rights: Veteran Lawyer Prashant Bhushan India’s most famous lawyer and veteran human rights defender Prashant Bhushan has slammed the country’s Supreme Court saying it is now complicit in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s comprehensive assault on civil and political liberties of religious minorities such as Muslims; human rights defenders; the civilian population of India’s only Muslim-majority province of Kashmir; the government’s critics; and dissenters. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Report IAMC Submission at Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission hearing IAMC submitted written remarks on the persecution of religious minorities in India at the Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission (TLHRC) hearing on discrimination and persecution against Muslims around the globe. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release Maryland House Of Delegates Issues Citation To Mark 75th Anniversary Of India’s Independence From British Colonial Rule The Maryland state legislature has issued a citation recognizing the 75th anniversary of India’s independence from British colonial rule in 1947. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release सिद्दीक़ कप्पन की ज़मानत अर्ज़ी की नामंज़ूरी दुर्भाग्यपूर्ण; भारत में मुस्लिमों के लिए इंसाफ़ पाना मुश्किल होता जा रहा है: इंडियन अमेरिकन मुस्लिम काउंसिल अमेरिका स्थित एडवोकेसी संगठन इंडियन अमेरिकन मुस्लिम काउंसिल (IAMC) ने कहा है कि जेल में बंद पत्रकार सिद्दीक़ कप्पन की ज़मानत अर्ज़ी को नामंज़ूर करने का इलाहाबाद हाईकोर्ट का फ़ैसला दुर्भाग्यपूर्ण है और ये दिखाता है कि भारतीय अदालतों में अल्पसंख्यकों को इंसाफ़ मिलना मुश्किल होता जा रहा है.

सिद्दीक़ कप्पन और उनके साथियों को उत्तर प्रदेश पुलिस ने अक्टूबर 2020 में हाथरस जाते हुए गिरफ़्तार कर लिया था. वे हाथरस में एक दलित लड़की के बलात्कार और बर्बर हत्या की रिपोर्टिंग करने जा रहे थे.
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Press Release Indian Americans Condemn Denial Of Bail To Prisoner Of Conscience Muslim Journalist Siddique Kappan The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), an advocacy organization dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, has criticized the decision of an Indian court to deny bail to Siddique Kappan, a Muslim journalist who is a prisoner of conscience since his arrest on false charges two years ago in Uttar Pradesh. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release Three Years After Art. 370 Revocation, Indian Americans Condemn Escalating Human Rights Violations In Kashmir Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), an advocacy organization dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, today said civil and political liberties, human rights, and religious freedom in Jammu and Kashmir had sharply declined since India stripped the region of its statehood and autonomy three years ago. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release धारा 370 हटाने के बाद पिछले तीन सालों में कश्मीर में मूल अधिकारों और लोकतंत्र की हत्या हो चुकी है: इंडियन अमेरिकन मुस्लिम काउंसिल जानेमाने अमेरिकी मानवाधिकार संगठन इंडियन अमेरिकन मुस्लिम काउंसिल (IAMC) ने कहा है कि तीन साल पहले धारा 370 हटाए जाने के बाद से जम्मू-कश्मीर में मानवाधिकारों का उल्लंघन चरम पर पहुंच गया है और आम नागरिक को जम कर सताया जा रहा है. अधिकार ख़त्म हो चुके हैं और लोकतंत्र की हत्या हो चुकी है.

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Human Rights Watch India: Repression Persists in Jammu and Kashmir Indian authorities are restricting free expression, peaceful assembly, and other basic rights in Jammu and Kashmir three years after revoking the region’s special autonomous status, Human Rights Watch said today. The government’s repressive policies and failure to investigate and prosecute alleged security force abuses have increased insecurity among Kashmiris. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right The Wire From ‘Basavanna Model’ to ‘Yogi Model’: The Fall of Karnataka Under Basavaraj Bommai With the Karnataka government firmly backing militant Hindutva groups and promising hardline action against Muslims even before their roles as accused are established, little is left to imagination. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release पूर्व फ़ेसबुक कर्मचारियों ने कहा भारत सरकार के दबाव के चलते फ़ेसबुक ने अपनी मानवाधिकार रिपोर्ट से नफ़रत फैलाने में बीजेपी की भूमिका का ज़िक्र हटाया दुनिया भर में नफ़रत फैलाने में फ़ेसबुक की भूमिका का पर्दाफ़ाश करने वाली दो पूर्व कर्मचारियों ने फ़ेसबुक चलाने वाली कंपनी मेटा की पहली मानवाधिकार रिपोर्ट की जम कर निंदा की है क्योंकि इस रिपोर्ट में भारत में नफ़रत फैलाने में फ़ेसबुक की और भारतीय जनता पार्टी की भूमिका का ज़िक्र तक नहीं है. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release Whistleblowers Frances Haugen, Sophie Zhang slam Meta’s Human Rights Report for ignoring Facebook’s role in spreading hate speech in India Facebook employees-turned-whistleblowers Frances Haugen and Sophie Zhang have slammed a human rights report from Meta, the company that owns Facebook, for failing to acknowledge its role in spreading disinformation and hate speech in India, especially from those belonging to India’s ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right NDTV No Data On Attacks On Individual Minority Communities: Centre In Rajya Sabha The answer from Smriti Irani, who holds the minority affairs portfolio read: “Public Order and ‘Police’ are State subjects as per the Seventh Schedule of the Constitution of India”. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Scroll.in Courts penalising petitioners upturns a primary role of the judicial system This will dissuade people from approaching the courts in cases where the state has been accused of committing injustice, observers warn. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right PRESS RELEASE Indian Americans in Houston protest human rights violations by the Indian government Indian Americans condemn violence in India, welcome Ilhan Omar’s resolution Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right

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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.

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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.

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