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INDIA GENOCIDE NEWS Hindu Extremists Target Historic Shahi Idgah Mosque To Turn It Into A Hindu Temple Hindu Extremists Submit Plea To Demolish Wall In Historic Gyanvapi Mosque

Muslim NGO Tells BJP To Clarify Their Stand On Hindu Extremist Mosque Targeting

Tripura Policeman Tortures Photojournalist For Reporting On BJP Policies
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Press Release Court Order to Seal Historic Gyanvapi Mosque condemned by Indian Americans The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, today strongly condemned the order of an Indian court to seal part of the historic Gyanvapi mosque in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Residents of Shaheen Bagh surround officials during a demolition drive in New Delhi on May 9. (Manish Swarup/AP) Washington Post As violence and threats grow, India’s Muslims fear the worst By Rana Ayyub

How does one talk of the disintegration of the world’s most populous democracy without surrendering to an exhausting pessimism? How does one remain objective about a story that involves one’s lived experience, persecution and humiliation? How does one write about their love for their nation when any attempt to highlight the fascism unleashed against their people is viewed as discrediting the nation on the global stage?
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The Wire Elections Won or Lost, BJP Is Succeeding in Realising its Hindutva Dreams The battle for a 'Hindu rashtra' has to be won in the minds of the people before it can be legitimised in Parliament. This requires a three pronged strategy: enlist support for the cause; discourage any opposition; and create on-ground conditions for a majoritarian state. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release India’s attacks on press freedoms similar to a dictatorship, says Reporters Without Borders Asia-Pacific Director The Indian government has begun mirroring China in its dictatorial treatment of journalists through harassment as well as forcing them into self-censorship, said Daniel Bastard, Asia-Pacific Director of Reporters Without Borders (RSF), in a Congressional Briefing titled “India’s Crackdown on Free Speech” on May 4. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Communal Harmony Hindu Sisters Donate Land to Eidgah, Fulfilling Father’s Last Wish
‘The two sisters are a living example of communal unity. The Eidgah committee expresses its gratitude to them for the kind gesture.’

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PRESS RELEASE IAMC Joins White House Eid Celebration, Urges Biden To Press India To Stop Persecution Of Muslims The Indian American Muslim Council, an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos, on Monday joined the celebrations of the Muslim festival of Eid-ul-Fitr at the White House at the invitation of US President Joe Biden and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden. Eid-ul-Fitr marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan, during which Muslims around the world fast from dawn to dusk and focus on spirituality as well as charity. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right COMMUNAL HARMONY Iftar Of Love: Breaking Fast Together The #interfaith #Iftar aimed to send a message of unity and solidarity at a time when Hindu fundamentalists have provoked tensions and violence in many states. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right IAMC News For the third year in a row, we recommended that India be designated as a country of particular concern for systematic, ongoing, and egregious violations of religious freedom In response to USCIRF’s 2022 Annual Report that recommends the US government to designate India as a Country of Particular Concern, IAMC, Hindus for Human Rights, and 16 other American human rights organizations held a special Congressional Briefing. Anurima Bhargava, Commissioner for USCIRF, addressed the briefing and explained the underlying reasons for that recommendation. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right PRESS RELEASE Indian Government Engaging In Prolific Mob Violence Against Muslims, Christians: USCIRF Commissioner Commissioner Anurima Bhargava bemoans abuse of  UAPA, Sedition Laws, FCRA Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Releases USCIRF’s decision to recommend India as a Country of Particular Concern welcomed by Indian Americans US body’s designation of India as CPC third year in a row widely expected given the rapidly deteriorating situation in India 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.

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.

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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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