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Slide violence in Maharashtra INDIA HUMAN RIGHTS MONITOR Hindu extremists unleash violence in Maharashtra over online posts on Muslim emperors Hindu extremist mobs unleashed violence in Muslim-majority regions of Maharashtra state while rallying against social media posts glorifying historic Muslim rulers Aurangzeb and Tipu Sultan.
The violent mobs attacked Muslims, ransacked shops and vehicles, and pelted stones at mosques.
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Slide 1 Modi PRESS RELEASE 17 civil rights organizations call on President Biden to rescind state dinner invitation to PM Modi A coalition of 17 civil rights organizations, including the Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC), has released an open letter urging President Joe Biden to reconsider his decision to extend a state dinner invitation to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, due to the steep decline of democratic values and the continuous violation of human rights against minority communities under his rule. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Slide Muslims INDIA HUMAN RIGHTS MONITOR Hindu extremists threaten Muslims into vacating towns en masse Hindu extremists in Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled Uttarakhand state have put up posters threatening violence against Muslims if they don’t vacate their shops in Uttarkashi city.

The posters went up days after two people, including a Muslim man, tried to abduct a minor girl from the area. This incident has been referred to as a case of “love jihad” by Hindu extremists, who are using this case as an excuse to harass Muslims, vandalize their property, and threaten them with violence.
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Slide 1 Persecution of Religious Minorities IAMC Report Report: Persecution of Religious Minorities in India (Jan-Mar 2023) Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC)'s first quarterly report titled "Persecution of Religious Minorities in India" highlights the alarming rise of atrocities faced by minorities in different Indian states. The report documents violence, hate speech, and other forms of systematic marginalization from January to March 2023, and also includes a comprehensive set of recommendations aimed at addressing the root causes of religious persecution, fostering international dialogue to address the pressing issue at hand, and promoting a more inclusive and tolerant society. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Slide STATEMENT U.S. Officials condemn Biden administration’s dangerous silence in face of Modi Regime’s persecution of minorities U.S. officials gathered on capitol hill Tuesday to attend a congressional briefing on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi regime’s persecution of religious minorities. Talks also focused on the State Department’s refusal to implement the United States Commission on International Freedom’s (USCIRF) recommendation that India be designated a Country of Particular Concern (CPC), the commission’s highest warning against states which persecute religious minorities. Read More keyboard_arrow_left keyboard_arrow_right Slide IMPORTANT STORIES Interview: Tabassum Shaik on how she overcame hijab row to become 2023 Karnataka 2nd PUC topper Karnataka’s 2nd PUC results were declared on Friday, 21 April, and 18-year-old Tabassum Shaik emerged as the topper with 593 for 600 marks, scoring 98.83 percent.

Tabassum, in a candid chat with South First, recalled the effects of the hijab ban controversy and the methods she followed to achieve results.
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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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