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Indian Americans to hold "Not In My Name" protests today against violence in India in 4 cities across US

Vicious attacks against minorities in the form of lynchings and hate speech focus of diaspora's ire
The Alliance for Justice and Accountability (AJA), an umbrella coalition of progressive organizations across the United States and various coalition partners will hold protests in four cities across the US, to draw attention to the growing mob rule against minorities in India and the policies of the government that are emboldening such forces.
 
These protests are similar to the "Not In My Name" protests that have been held across various cities in India.
 
What: "Not In My Name" protest against mob lynchings, hate speech and the anti-minority policies of the government of India
 
DETAILS
 
1. Where: Washington DC
    Hosted by: Indian American Muslim Council
    Where: Dupont Circle, Washington DC (3:00 PM through 5:00 PM)
    When: July 16, 2017, 3:00 PM through 5:00 PM EST
     
2. Where: San Diego
    Hosted by: Indian American Muslim Council
    Where: In front of USS Midway Museum
    910, N. Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101
     When: July 16, 2017, 2:15 PM
 
3. Where: San Jose
  Hosted by: Multi-faith Voices for Peace & Justice, Alliance for Justice and Accountability, and other faith and community based organizations
    Where: 3111, Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose, CA 95117
    When: July 16, 2017, 7:30 PM
     
4. Where: New York
    Hosted by: South Asia Solidarity  Initiative
    Where: New York University, NY 10012
    When: July 16, 2017, Teach-in: 2:00 PM through 4:00 PM, followed by gathering at Washington Square Park from 4:00 PM through 6:00 EST
 
Contact:
Indian American Muslim Council
Phone/fax: 1-800-839-7270
Email: info@iamc.com

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