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Press Release IAMC Condemns Arrest of More than 100 Muslim Leaders in India Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC) strongly condemns the arbitrary arrest of more than 100 Muslim leaders, mostly associated with the Popular Front of India (PFI), in post-midnight raids across various Indian states. This is a massive state crackdown on India’s Muslim leadership under the eight-year fascist rule of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release Indian Americans Protest Hindu Supremacist Sadhvi Ritambhara’s Event in California Indian Americans and members of civil rights groups protested last weekend outside the venue of an event that featured Sadhvi Ritambhara, a Hindu extremist leader in Long Beach, California. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Important Stories Madison Muslim activist and entrepreneur Masood Akhtar to be honored at the White House President Joe Biden has chosen 21 individuals from across the country to be honored on Thursday, Sept. 15, as “Uniters” in a special “United We Stand” Summit ceremony at the White House to “counter the corrosive effects of hate-fueled violence on our democracy and public safety.” One of those 21 will be Madison’s Masood Akhtar, founder and president of We Are Many-United Against Hate Movement (WAM-UAH). Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release IAMC Calls Off Protest After Church Revokes Permission to Hold Sadhvi Ritambhara’s Event Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC) today called off its protest against an event featuring Hindu extremist leader Sadhvi Ritambhara after the venue owners revoked permission given to the organizers. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Communal Harmony Hyderabad: ‘Bhar Do Jholi..’ played as Ganesh procession passes Mecca Masjid The city of Charminar saw an example of brotherhood when organizers of a Ganeshotsav rally played the Adnan Sami’s sung qawwali, ‘Bhar Do Jholi Meri Mohammed’, while on their way for the idol immersion on Friday night in Old City. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release Genocide Watch Founder Says India is at Cusp of Genocidal Massacres At a panel discussion organized by the Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC) at the Islamic Society of North America’s (ISNA) annual convention, Dr. Gregory Stanton of the world-renowned human rights organization Genocide Watch stated that India is preparing for “genocidal massacres” of 200 million Muslims. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release Indian Americans Protest Hindu Religious Extremist Sadhvi Ritambhara’s Visit to the US More than 100 people protested outside the venue of an event that featured Sadhvi Rithambra, a Hindu extremist religious fanatic, at Norcross, a city near Atlanta. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release भारतीय-अमेरिकी नागरिक संगठनों ने साध्वी ऋतंभरा के जॉर्जिया दौरे का किया विरोध, बारिश और ख़राब मौसम के बावजूद प्रदर्शन मुस्लिमों और ईसाईयों के ख़िलाफ़ नफ़रती भाषणों के लिए कुख्यात साध्वी ऋतंभरा को अटलांटा पहुँचने पर भारी विरोध का सामना करना पड़ा. इंडियन अमेरिकन मुस्लिम काउंसिल (IAMC), हिंदूज़ फ़ॉर ह्यूमन राइट्स (HfHR), ‘मुस्लिम्स ऑफ यूएसए’ और ‘वायसेस ऑफ मुस्लिम्स’ के सैकड़ों समर्थकों ने ख़राब मौसम और भारी बारिश की परवाह न करते हुए नॉरक्रास सिटी के ‘ग्लोबल मॉल’ के बाहर प्रदर्शन किया जहाँ ऋतंभरा का कार्यक्रम आयोजित किया गया था. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right REPORT IAMC Report: State of Religious Minorities in India (June-July 2022) Even though India marked 75 years of independence on August 15, 2022, the descent of once the world’s largest democracy into a Hindu fascist entity is nearly complete. Under the rule of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), religious minorities have witnessed the gravest violations of their human rights and religious freedoms. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release Civil Society Groups Call on VHPA, HSS to disinvite Hindu extremist leader Sadhvi Ritambhara A coalition of leading multi-faith and civil society organizations have called on the US-based Hindu rightwing groups to denounce anti-Muslim hate and disinvite a Hindu extremist leader from India. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right INSIDER NJ ‘This is not my Edison’: Officials Condemn Parade Bulldozer The Edison Township Council This week denounced the spectacle of a bulldozer during the Indian Independence Day celebration last weekend. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release अमेरिका में साध्वी ऋतंभरा के प्रवचन का विरोध, भड़काऊ भाषणों के आधार पर वीज़ा रद्द करने की माँग साध्वी ऋतंभरा के प्रवचन के ज़रिये अमेरिका की शांति भंग करना चाहता है आरएसएस: IAMC Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Newslaundry ‘Beaten for knowing Arabic and studying at Jamia’: Siddique Kappan’s wife on his 700 days in jail Raihanath Kappan talks about her daughter’s viral I-Day speech and how the police didn’t even let her husband speak to her in Malayalam. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release DOJ, Homeland Security, FBI probe sought against Overseas Friends of BJP for anti-Muslim hate parade Leading civil rights organizations in New Jersey have demanded immediate investigative and legal action from the US Department of Justice, the US Department of Homeland Security, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation against the Overseas Friends of the BJP (OFBJP) and the Indian Business Association (IBA) for their roles in organizing an anti-Muslim hate parade in the state on August 14, 2022. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release बिल्क़ीस के बलात्कारियों की रिहाई को ‘इंसाफ़ का मज़ाक़’ बताने वाले USCIRF के बयान का IAMC ने किया स्वागत अमेरिकी अंतरराष्ट्रीय धार्मिक स्वतंत्रता आयोग (USCIRF) द्वारा 2002 दंगों के दौरान बिल्क़ीस बानो के साथ सामूहिक बलात्कार और तीन साल की बेटी समते उनके परिजनों की हत्या करने वाले 11 दोषियों की रिहाई को ‘अनुचित’ और ‘इंसाफ़ का मज़ाक़’ बताये जाने को अमेरिका के सबसे बड़े एडवोकेसी संगठन इंडियन अमेरिकन मुस्लिम काउंसिल (आईएएमसी) ने स्वागत किया है. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right 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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