Chicago (Sept. 6, 2018) – North American Indian Muslim Association (NAIMA) today urged all to contact the following speakers at the anti-Muslim and anti-Christian conference by right wing extremist Hindu organizations.
The World Hindu Conference 2018 is taking place this weekend, Sept. 7-9, 2018 in Lombard (Chicago) IL. It is being organized by known hate groups including VHP and its sister organizations.
Please contact the following speakers who attended the event to issue a public statement condemning violence by Hindu extremist groups associated with the RSS and VHP. Please be firm but polite in your requests via email, phone call and fax.
US Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi
Ph: (202) 225-3711 and (847) 413-1959, Raja.Krishnamoorthi@mail.house.gov
Richard M. Rossow Sr Adviser, U.S.-India Policy Studies
firstname.lastname@example.org, Ph: (202) 775-3171
Media Queries: Andrew Schwartz, Chief Communications Officer, Ph: (202) 775-3242
Rajesh Subramaniam Executive VP, Fedex
Contact: CEO Fred Smith, FWSmith@fedex.com, Fax: 901-818-7570
Assistant to CEO: Carmine Echols, Ph: (901) 369-3600, email@example.com
Daniel Bryant Sr VP, Walmart
Mohandas Pai, former CFO of Infosys
Media Queries: Chiku Somaiya, Ph: (408) 375-2722, Chiku.Somaiya@infosys.com. Corporate headquarters: Ph: (301) 354-8600, Fax: (301) 354-8601
VHP has been named religious militant organization by the CIA:
Times of India
RSS has been named as complicit in multiple human rights violations in India.
“The Hindu organizations most responsible for violence against Christians are the VHP, the Bajrang Dal, and the RSS.” per the the Human Rights Watch Report.
“The CIA’s Factbook mentions RSS leaders as individuals who initiate and encourage human-rights violations.” atimes.com
“In July, even after Prime Minister Narendra Modi finally condemned such violence, an affiliate organization of the BJP, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), announced plans to recruit 5,000 “religious soldiers” to “control cow smuggling and love jihad.” So-called love jihad, according to Hindu groups, is a conspiracy among Muslim men to marry Hindu women and convert them to Islam.” Human Rights Watch.
Tulsi Gabbard: Congresswoman from Hawaii, the only Hindu member of the US Congress withdrew her participation saying “it became apparent that the event was going to be a partisan political event”. Vote Tulsi
Ram Villivalam, Democratic Nominee for State Senator in IL has also withdrawn his attendance at the conference. He stated “I do not support any group and/or an event arranged or led by organizations that intimidate minorities, incite discrimination and violence, commit acts of terror based on race or ethnic background, promote hate speech, and/or believe in faith based nationalism.” Ram for Senate
For further inquiries on this action alert please contact:
North American Indian Muslim Association (NAIMA)media@IndianMuslims.org
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