Friday, June 21, 2024

Topic: Indian American Muslim Council

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.

Clear parallels between Nazi and Modi regime, says Dr. Jason Stanley, author of “ How Fascism Works”

India’s ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) under Prime Minister Narendra Modi mimics the Nazi playbook, says Yale University professor and prominent scholar on fascism Dr. Jason Stanley.

Indian American Muslim Council condemns Hindutva attacks against Christians in Chhattisgarh

The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC) Wednesday condemned a series of ongoing and coordinated attacks by Hindutva groups including mob beatings, evictions, molestation, sexual harassment, church vandalism, property theft, and attempted forced conversions against Christians in Chhattisgarh.

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.

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.

Islamophobia is taking its most lethal form in India: Noam Chomsky

Islamophobia is taking its most lethal form in India, with almost 250 million Muslims in the country becoming a persecuted minority, said Professor Noam Chomsky, one of the world’s leading public intellectuals and Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.