Indian Americans hold “Not In My Name” protests against hate and violence in India in four cities across US 

New Delhi : Citizens hold placards during a silent protest " Not in My Name " against the targeted lynching, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Wednesday. PTI Photo by Shahbaz Khan(PTI6_28_2017_000203b)

The Alliance for Justice and Accountability (AJA), an umbrella coalition of progressive organizations across the United States and various coalition partners held protests in four cities across the US on July 16th, 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

The rally in Washington DC, hosted by Indian American Muslim Council at the Dupont Circle, Washington DC was held on July 16, 2017. The same day, the event in San Diego, CA hosted by Indian American Muslim Council iIn front of USS Midway Museum was held. The rally in San Jose, CA hosted by Multi-faith Voices for Peace & Justice, Alliance for Justice and Accountability, and other faith and community based organizations was held. The rally in New York, hosted by South Asia Solidarity  Initiative at the New York University, was followed by a gathering at Washington Square Park in the Big Apple.

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