Tuesday, March 5, 2024

Topic: Hindus For Human Rights

Hundreds gather outside White House to protest minority persecution in India

Hundreds of Indian Americans and their allies gathered at Black Lives Matter Plaza in Washington, D.C. on 22 June to stage a demonstration against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assault on democratic values and ongoing human rights violations.

US court dismisses Hindutva group’s defamation case against Audrey Truschke, four activists

A United States court on Tuesday dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by the Hindutva group Hindu American Foundation against four activists and historian Audrey Truschke for two articles published in Al Jazeera.

Leena Manimekalai’s Kaali screened in Canada, protesting Hindutva

Leena Manimekalai was finally able to screen her film four months after the initial incident at the originally planned location of the Aga Khan Museum, in collaboration with Toronto Metropolitan University, which backstepped from its initial decision.

Indian Americans raise alarm over US govt appointment of Hindutva figure to interfaith council

Muslim American bodies and activists raise alarm as a director of the Hindutva group Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS-USA) is appointed to the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) faith-based religious council.

US church cancels event featuring Hindutva figure Sadhvi Rithambara

A fundraising event featuring Hindutva figure Sadhvi Rithambara will no longer be held at the Old Paramus Reformed Church in United States’ New Jersey on Saturday, following an outcry and calls by Indian American groups to cancel the event.

Time to “stand with Muslim siblings” and “break collective silence,” say Hindu orgs, leaders

Various Hindu organisations and religious leaders have endorsed a statement that says "We stand with our Muslim siblings" in India.