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Malawi Government Ignores Charges of Racism, Supports Gandhi Statue Construction

In a formal response to growing outrage among citizens of Malawi about a proposed statue of Mohandas Gandhi which is being erected in Blantyre, the second-largest city in the southern central African country, the Government of Malawi suggested the statue is required by India in order for the country to continue benefitting from “credit and concessionary loans for various development projects.”

Locals Seeking to Stop Proposed Statue of Gandhi in Malawi

Malawi is now the second nation in Africa to bear witness to a sustained effort by the local population to block a statue of Mohandas Gandhi.

Outrage Over U.S. Resolution to Award Gandhi a Congressional Gold Medal

A resolution introduced in U.S. Congress on September 26, which recommends that Mohandas Gandhi be posthumously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal, is already sparking outrage from certain quarters.

Hindutva’s Poisoned Fruit and the World Hindu Congress

In early September 2018, I spent four days in the Chicago, Illinois region in order to protest the World Hindu Congress (WHC). Here’s why.

U.S. Congressman Krishnamoorthi Challenged for World Hindu Congress Appearance

Over the two days leading up the launch of the World Hindu Congress (WHC) 2018 in Chicago, delegations from Organization for Minorities of India (OFMI) visited U.S. Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi’s (D-IL) district office in Schaumburg and his Capitol Hill office in Washington, D.C. to register protest against the congressman’s presence at the event.

World Hindu Congress: Why Were Some Indian Americans Protesting Against the RSS?

As nine-year-old Hardit Singh joined a march to protest the Second World Hindu Congress held from September 7-9 at the Westin Hotel in suburban Chicago, he searched for words to articulate the caste system.

Analyst Asserts U.S. Representative Gabbard Empowers Hindutva Forces in India

In an interview with Hawai’ian radio host Irminsul, South Asian Affairs analyst Pieter Friedrich discusses how Representative Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI) aligns herself with India’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ideological parent group, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), who are advocates of Hindutva, a philosophy which holds that Indians are Hindus and non-Hindus are foreign to India

Captivating the Simple-Hearted Fascinates Virginians at George Mason University

Taking the podium at George Mason University (GMU), Lathan Dennis-Singh said, “This Captivating the Simple-Hearted is a profound literature, one that has got me to reevaluate myself as a Sikh.”

Mulnivasi Bahujan Leader Dr. Manisha Bangar Tours Ontario (Canada); Calls on to Reject Brahminism

During a whirlwind tour of the Ontario region, Dr. Manisha Bangar mesmerized crowds of Indo-Canadians with stirring calls to reject Brahmanism, unite all the world’s oppressed people in common cause opposition to oppression, and uplift the downtrodden by pursuing a society of freedom and equality.

USA: Protest Held Against “Cow Culture” Conference Featuring Subramanian Swamy in California

On May 20, Indian immigrant communities from throughout California gathered to protest a “Cow Culture” conference at the India Community Center in Milpitas, CA which featured Indian Member of Parliament Subramanian Swamy.

Canadians Captivated at Captivating the Simple-Hearted Book Launch [Special Report]

Gathering in Toronto on May 12 for the local release of Captivating the Simple-Hearted: A Struggle for Human Dignity in the Indian Subcontinent, a diverse set of speakers praised the work as phenomenal, unique, and contemporary.

Diverse Californian Coalition Holds Candlelight Vigil for Asifa in San Jose

The arc of history in America and in the world is changed by you individuals coming together, said Dominic Caserta, a city councillor from neighboring Santa Clara, as he took the loudspeaker during an April 29 candlelight vigil for Asifa in San Jose, California.

Sikh Students in California Demand Justice for Asifa at Candlelight Vigil

Sikh students at University of California, Davis held a candlelight vigil on the evening of April 24 to demand justice for Asifa Bano, an 8-year-old girl who was gang-raped and strangled near Kathua in Jammu and Kashmir.

Ambedkarites Raise Black Flag as Narendra Modi Visits London’s Ambedkar House

Followers of Mulnivasi civil rights champion and renowned intellectual Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar, who recently inaugurated London’s first open air statue of their icon, unfurled black flags and placards featuring photos of victims of Hindutva violence during Indian Prime Minister's visit to Ambedkar House in northwest London.

“We Greet Modi With A Black Flag,” Say British Mulnivasi Communities

When Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits London next week, he is expected to meet with Queen Elizabeth II and British Prime Minister Theresa May, but the audience which may give him the most passionate reception is gathering under the banner “Modi Not Welcome.”

Students Demand Removal of Gandhi Statue at Carleton University

The statue of Mohandas Gandhi at Carleton University in Ottawa has been controversial since its installation in 2011, but the controversy recently reignited as student bodies began demanding its removal.

OFMI Interview with Navkiran Kaur, Daughter of Shaheed Jaswant Singh Khalra [Video]

My name is Steve Macías with the Organization for Minorities of India, and today we have the daughter of Sikh activist, Jaswant Singh Khalra, who went missing after he began investigating the activities of the Indian government and the disappearance of activists and their families.

OFMI statement on Assassination of Journalist and Hindutva critic Gauri Lankesh

Gauri Lankesh, an Indian journalist who was gunned down outside her home in Bengaluru on the evening of September 5, denounced “Brahman hegemony” in her last major public speech.

India’s Mob Lynchings Provoke International Wave of Protests

From California to Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh to New York, groups impacted by a rising tide of mob lynchings of minorities in India are taking to the streets to protest.

Killing of Ludhiana Pastor Linked to Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS): alleges Organization for Minorities of India

The Organization of Minorities of India (OFMI), a US based group, has alleged that the killing of a Christian pastor in Ludhiana was linked to Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).

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