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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).

“Hindutva Means Nothing But A Sociopolitical Structure Of The Society Based On Caste & Varna” Warns Dr Manisha Bangar

“Guru Gobind Singh and other Gurus were able to bring about the Sikh Revolution by associating with Shudras and Ati-Shudras and by disassociating from upper Varnas

Caste Atrocities and Persecution of India’s Religious Minorities Highlighted during Seminar

When the Rev. Dr. James Mariner of Trinity Anglican Church welcomed Indian human rights advocate Dr. Manisha Bangar to speak on Saturday, he admonished the congregation: “We should understand the religious persecution of any community is an important issue, and one we should not take lightly.”

American Sikhs Encourage U.S. Census Bureau to Include Sikhs in 2020 Census

A national coalition of American Sikhs and Sikh organizations are advocating to have “Sikh” formally recognized as a separate ethnic category in the 2020 U.S. Census.

Sacramento Sikhs Share Concerns of Discrimination in India with Congressman McClintock

Sacramento-area Sikhs may call America home, but they are looking for help from Washington to fight discrimination overseas.

Protest surfaced during Gandhi Statue Unveiling Ceremony at California: OFMI

As he took the podium at Central Park in California’s City of Davis to unveil a statue of Hindu preacher Mohandas Gandhi, Mayor Robb Davis asked the bronze sculpture: “What are you, Mr. Gandhi?”

Ghana Plans World’s First Removal Gandhi Statue: OFMI

After over a decade of resistance to placement of Gandhi statues around the world began brewing in Johannesburg, South Africa in 2003, the University of Ghana is taking an historical step to remove a recently erected sculpture.

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