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INDIA GENOCIDE NEWS Twitter Sues Indian Government Over Content Crackdown, Alleges Abuse Of Power Hindu Priest Threatens Genocide of Indian Muslims, Implies Muslims Should Be Beheaded

Hindu Extremist Leaders Call For Economic Boycott of Muslims, Threaten Action by ‘Hindu Society’

Muslim Restaurant Owner Arrested For Wrapping Meal In Newspaper With Hindu Deity’s Image

Muslim Men Tortured in Custody by UP Police Set Free, But At Cost To Families
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PRESS RELEASE Former US Religious Freedom Ambassador Brownback Presents Pluralist Award To Indian American Activist Ajit Sahi Veteran journalist and civil rights activist, Ajit Sahi, has received the prestigious Pluralist Award from former United States Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right PRESS RELEASE Noam Chomsky, Rajmohan Gandhi Condemn Student Activist Umar Khalid’s Unjust Incarceration by the Indian Government The video statements by the renowned scholar-activist and the grandson of Mahatma Gandhi came ahead of a July 3 bail hearing in Khalid’s case Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right PRESS RELEASE US must ask India to stop discrimination against Muslims, demolition of their homes: US Senator Ed Markey The demolition of the homes of Muslims in India was part of a continuing pattern of discrimination against Muslims and the US must ask the Indian government to end such action, United States Senator Ed Markey has said. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release US Concerned At Open Calls For Genocide Of Indian Muslims: US Ambassador For Religious Freedom Rashad Hussain Dehumanizing rhetoric with Muslims being called termites is a challenge for the US, which was now ‘dealing directly’ with the Indian Government Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release Global Indian diaspora condemns arrests of Teesta Setalvad, Sreekumar, Mohammed Zubair on trumped-up charges Suspension of all norms of justice and gross violation of human and civil rights represents a state of undeclared emergency in India Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Human Rights Watch India: Free, Drop Charges Against Teesta Setalvad The Indian authorities should immediately release the prominent human rights activist Teesta Setalvad, drop all charges against her, and stop their relentless attacks against her, Human Rights Watch said today. The police said they are investigating Setalvad, and two former senior police officers who turned whistleblowers, for criminal conspiracy and forgery for their activities while pursuing accountability for the 2002 mob violence targeting Muslims in Gujarat state. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Important Stories BBC:Is Teesta Setalvad India’s most hounded activist? She has been called a “threat to India’s national security” and a prosecutor wants to send her to prison. Her house and office have been raided a number of times, her bank accounts have been frozen and she has been relentlessly vilified and threatened on social media. 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 Press Release Indian Americans commend Rep. Ilhan Omar for introducing House resolution to condemn persecution of Muslims in India The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC) today commended Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) for the introducing of House resolution 1196, which condemns India for egregious violations of human rights and religious freedom. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release Indian-Americans condemn killing of a Sikh Devotee in Kabul The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC) today unequivocally condemned the killing of a Sikh devotee in an attack on the Karteparwan Gurudwara, a Sikh temple in Kabul. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right CNN Arundhati Roy: ‘The damage to Indian democracy is not reversible’ When two spokespeople from India’s ruling Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) made derogatory comments about the Prophet Mohammed last month, it prompted an international firestorm. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right New Yorker What a Disturbing New Film Reveals About Modi’s India “The Kashmir Files” depicts the decades-old exodus of Hindus from the Muslim-majority region. For nationalists, it’s perfect propaganda. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right PRESS RELEASE Winners Announced: Human Rights Religious Freedom Journalism Awards – 2022 The Indian American Muslim Council, a Washington D.C.-based advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos today announced the winners of the annual Human Rights and Religious Freedom Journalism Awards. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right American Kahani They Arrested My Father, Mother, and Sister and Demolished Our House Just Because We are Muslims I urge everyone to not just speak up about this but to hold authorities and law enforcement and governments accountable for the arbitrary and lawless power that they exercise over Muslim bodies, Muslim houses, and Muslim lives. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release Demolition of Muslim homes is illegal “collective punishment,” says Muslim activist Afreen Fatima A Muslim activist whose house was illegally demolished by the Uttar Pradesh government over the weekend has slammed the authorities, saying they razed her home to “punish, humiliate, and harass” her family for being active Muslims. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release Murder of 2 Muslim teen protesters in Jharkhand; Indian diaspora aghast The Indian American Muslim Council, an advocacy group dedicated to safeguarding India’s pluralist and tolerant ethos today unequivocally condemned the murder of two Muslim teens named Mudasir, 15 and Sahil, 19 from Ranchi, Jharkhand who were killed by the police during a protest against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson Nupur Sharma’s blasphemous remarks against Prophet Muhammad (PBUH). Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release India’s rejection of US State Department Report on Religious Freedom is flimsy say Indian Americans OIC’s condemnation of derogatory statements against the Prophet a step in the right direction Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release Indian Americans commend Rep. Ilhan Omar for introducing House resolution to condemn persecution of Muslims in India The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC) today commended Representative Ilhan Omar (D-MN) for the introducing of House resolution 1196, which condemns India for egregious violations of human rights and religious freedom. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release US Hindu extremists funding Congressmen such as Raja Krishnamoorthi, says Indian American Activist Hindu extremist groups in the United States are funding members of Congress such as Illinois representative Raja Krishnamoorthi (8th District) and pressuring President Joe Biden’s administration to avoid condemning India’s attacks on minorities, a leading Indian rights activist said at a Congressional Briefing this week. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release IAMC applauds criticism of India’s anti-minority persecution by US Secretary of State Blinken, and Ambassador Rashad Hussain at annual IRF report release The Indian American Muslim Council, an advocacy organization dedicated to maintaining India’s constitutional values of pluralism and democracy, today commended the US State Department on its 2021 International Religious Freedom Report, which represents a detailed account of massive violations of religious freedom and persecution of 280 million religious minorities in India. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Press Release Protesters rail against human rights abuses under Modi/BJP authoritarian regime in India Protesters gathered near the Embassy of India in Washington, D.C., on Sunday afternoon, calling for an end to human rights abuses and assaults on religious freedom in India.

The participants, who included people of multiple faiths, gathered at the base of the statue of Mahatma Gandhi in Gandhi Memorial Plaza.
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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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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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