Press Statements

  • Eid message from AMU Vice Chancellor

    Aligarh (November 6): The Vice Chancellor of Aligarh Muslim University, Prof. P. K. Abdul Azis has complimented all the Muslims of the country in general and AMU community in particular on the auspicious occasion of Eid-ul-Adha

  • Public Discussion on "Violence and Intimidation in Public Life" today in Delhi

    South Asian Minorities Lawyers Association (SAMLA), an association of lawyers committed to promotion of rights of minorities in South Asia, is deeply disturbed by the brazen physical attack on prominent lawyer and activist Prashant Bhushan in h...

  • Apply for free Autocad & Tally training in Delhi

    New Delhi (9th October): With very good response, applications for free coaching of accounting software Tally & Architecture/Engineering drawing software Autocad are still pouring in; Delhi Chapter of Bihar Anjuman has decided to e...

  • First Prof. Iqbal Ansari Memorial Lecture next week

    Prof. Iqbal Ansari was a pioneering Minority Rights’ Activist, who passed away on 13th October 2009. He was one of the most visible civil liberties’ activists in India, taking up a variety issues, from communalism, religious freedom and communal h...

  • Citizens for Justice and Peace on Supreme court order

    September 12, 2011: Victim survivors and Citizens for Justice and Peace welcome the judgement passed by the Honourable Supreme Court in the Zakia Ahsan Jafri & Citizens for Justice and Peace SLP 1088/2008 today.

  • Muslim Community’s Stand on the Lokpal Issue

    New Delhi, 23 August 2011: A broad-based consultation among Muslim organisations was held today at the All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat (AIMMM) Central Office to discuss and formulate the Muslim community's stand on the Lokpal issue.

  • Letter to Prime Minister on legitimacy of Anna hazare's fast

    Given the above understanding, we fail to appreciate the manner in which Anna Hazare and his supporters are leading the anti-corruption campaign. Notwithstanding the support from the people-at-large, only the naive would fail to notice the organis...

  • Press statement on Anna Hazare by Justice Sachar and Kuldip Nayar

    New Delhi (16 August 2011): The arrest of Anna Hazare and his companions is completely unconstitutional and undemocratic. Government’s action is a blatant provocation to the people and thereby to find excuse to resort to even more anti people poli...

  • Forbesganj Bihar Police Firing: Join protest today at 3:30pm in Delhi

    Even as one and half months have passed since Forbesganj brutal police firing in Araria district of Bihar on 3rd June 2011  there is no sign of justice to the victims. In the Police impunity 4 innocent villagers including a pregnant wo...

  • Don’t let Mumbai blasts investigations fall victim to prejudice and shortcuts

    There are early indicators though that this investigation will be marred by prejudiced investigating agencies. There are news items appearing in various media outlets which cite the interrogation report of Md. Salman, a supposed operative of the I...

  • Mumbai blasts: British org asks govt to refrain from witch hunting

    London (13 July 2011): Council of Indian Muslims—UK (CIM) has strongly condemned serial blasts in Mumbai. “We condemn these attacks on innocent people by bloodthirsty terror mongering beasts. Our thoughts go to the families of ...

  • Terror act in Mumbai is an attack against our Nation

    Mumbai, 14 July: "It is an act of terror, it is highly deplorable and a crime against humanity. No sane society would tolerate such repeated havoc on human life and property let alone any religion.” These were the reactions of Maulan...

  • Mushawarat on bomb blasts in Mumbai

    New Delhi, 14 July 2011: Dr. Zafarul-Islam Khan, Working President of the All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat, the umbrella body of Indian Muslim organisations, said here today that Indian Muslims strongly condemn...

  • Salman Khurshid must quit the Government and the Congress

    Regarding the non-inclusion of vital recommendations of Joint Parliamentary Committee on Waqfs and the Prime Minister's High Level Committee on Muslims (Sachar Committee) in Waqf Amendment Bill 2010 drafted by his ministry, Shri Salman has said in...

  • “Forbesganj firing is a clear sign of Nitish govt’s anti-Muslim policies”: Maulana Qasmi

    New Delhi (20 June 2011): “Bihar Police’s barbaric firing and killing of Muslims in Bhajanpur area of Araria district has proved that Bihar’s NDA government has no sympathy for Muslims,” said the well-known Muslim leader and member of Parliament f...

  • Assassination bid on Dr Ayub, President Peace Party

    New Delhi (15 June, 2011): In a deeply shocking incident, President of Peace Party, Dr. M Ayub, while returning from Delhi after the launch of Peace Party Delhi unit on 14th June was attacked by a Scorpio vehicle at 11 pm near Faizabad, which chas...

  • Seeking Justice for Victims of Forbesganj Police Firing

    On 3 June 2011, while the politicians, ‘sections of the civil society and media persons were busy entertaining the ‘Satyagraha’ of Baba Ramdev against corruption and withdrawal of black money from foreign countries, 5 people were brutally killed ...

  • Police Forbesganj killing: Ex-gratia amount a mockery of justice

    New Delhi (11th June 2011): Criticising the selective ex-gratia amount of Rs. 3 lakh to the father of the 10-month baby boy Naushad who died in the firing on June 3, 2011, the Committee for Justice to Forbesganj Police Firing Victims has termed it...

  • Mushawarat calls for delinking poverty survey and caste census, adding Muslim baradaris

    President of All India Muslim Majlis-e-Mushawarat wants caste census to be conducted after making necessary logistical & administrative preparations. Wants all caste groups & sub groups & caste-like formation like Muslim baradaris to be included.

  • Police has no place in a University

    New Delhi (8 May 2011): About ten students of Jamia Millia Islamia have been sitting on hunger strike since yesterday (7th May 2011) demanding that they be allowed to sit for their annual examinations. While one may concur or disagree with the ...