When segregation in the United States was legally ended in the 1960s, the government passed laws that sought to integrate the races, like the Fair Housing Act. It prevented discrimination in the buying and selling of properties which was keeping the races separate. All across Gujarat, in all major cities and in several towns, the government has done the opposite. Muslims are deliberately forced into ghettos through a law called the ‘Gujarat Prohibition of Transfer of Immovable Property and Provision for Protection of Tenants

MP: 8 Months Pregnant Woman Miscarries Following Alleged RSS Attack on Tribal Village, No FIR Even After 2 Weeks  Photo: News Click An eight months pregnant tribal woman reportedly miscarried after a group of men, allegedly from the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), attacked a tribal village in Madhya Pradesh's Barwani district in suspicion of religious conversion and kicked her stomach. The incident occurred on December 31 afternoon at Devra village of Thikri tehsil, 50-km away from the district headquarter, when a mob of 25-30 people, armed

Mandsaur Police Lenient with Hindutva Goons Who Vandalised Muslim Properties, Mosque, Say Locals Photo: Screengrab The Mandsaur Police in Madhya Pradesh is not taking strong action against those who were involved in violence, vandalism and looting of property during the violent bike rally taken out by Hindutva groups last week, say the locals. "The police held some people in connection with the incident but released them later. We don't think that the police are going to take strong action against them. We are not satisfied with

"UP Epicentre Of Politics Of Hate": 104 Ex-IAS Officers To Yogi Adityanath  Photo: NDTV The Uttar Pradesh government's controversial anti-conversion ordinance has transformed the state into "the epicentre of politics of hate, division and bigotry", a letter signed by 104 former IAS officers, including former National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon, former Foreign Secretary Nirupama Rao and former Adviser to the Prime Minister TKA Nair, and released Tuesday said. Demanding that the "illegal ordinance be withdrawn forthwith", the signatories also said all politicians, including the Chief Minister,

To Nancy Cooper Global Editor in Chief, Newsweek Diane Harris Deputy Editor in Chief, Newsweek Melissa Jewsbury Managing Editor, Newsweek Josh Hammer Opinion Editor, Newsweek Dear Editors, This is our second letter to you in regards to the so-called “opinion” piece, “COVID Relief Funds Went to Violent Extremists”, authored by Sam Westrop of Middle East Forum, a known Islamophobic organization, that your website published online on December 7, 2020 at 6:30 AM EST (https://www.newsweek.com/covid-relief-funds-went-violent-extremists-opinion-1552485). In our previous letter, sent to you on December 25 via your website, we had urged you to remove Mr. Westrop’s

To The Editor Newsweek Subject: Baseless allegations against IAMC and other Muslim American organizations Dear Sir, This bears reference to an online piece headlined “COVID Relief Funds Went to Violent Extremists” published on your website on December 7, 2020 at 6:30 AM EST (https://www.newsweek.com/covid-relief-funds-went-violent-extremists-opinion-1552485). This piece makes defamatory and patently false claims against several reputed and respectable Muslim American organizations including the Indian American Muslim Council. Specifically the piece refers to IAMC as “an anti-Hindu Islamist group with alleged ties to SIMI, a banned terrorist organization in India.” IAMC is not

After Bank Seeks Details of Foreign Donations, Farmers' Union Accuses Govt of 'Intimidation' Photo: HW English The foreign exchange department under the Punjab & Sind Bank has sought details of foreign donations made to the general secretary of the Bharatiya Kisan Union (Ekta-Ugrahan) Sukhdev Singh Kokrikalan, who has been agitating against the government's farm laws for over four months now. BKU (Ekta-Ugrahan) is one of the largest farm unions agitating against the government, with more than one lakh people gathered at the Tikri border under its

Hundreds of Indian Americans protest across United States, demanding repeal of farm laws as well as CAA  Photo: IAMC The "Coalition to Stop Genocide in India", a broad coalition of Indian American and US-based civil rights organizations organized protests on December 12, 13 and 15, in several cities across the US demanding repeal of the pro-corporate farm laws as well as the draconian Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Register of Citizens (NRC). The protests were organized in Austin, Atlanta, Dallas, Boston, New York City,

Tens of thousands of farmers who perceive three farm laws passed by the BJP government as highly detrimental to their interests, have been protesting for about two months in Punjab, before arriving on the borders of Delhi to launch their protests. Since November 26, hundreds of thousands of farmers have converged on Delhi borders in the face of the Modi government which prevented them from entering the national Capital. The protest sites are hotspots of communal harmony. Sikh farmers encircle the Muslim farmers so