After nearly four hours of controversy and arguments from dozens of Manteca residents, Manteca Mayor Benjamin Cantu and city council members of Manteca, California voted to rescind a January 18, 2022 proclamation that was given to the Hindu Swayamsevak Sangh (HSS).
President Joe Biden Washington, D.C.- When Donald Trump was in charge, it was rather easy for human rights defenders and free speech promoters to unite in protest against a leader who openly espoused majoritarian narratives and marginalized communities. So what do you do when you know the person who defeated him has silently … Read more
USCIRF Issues 2022 Annual Report with Policy Recommendations, over 15 countries recommended as Countries of Particular Concern On April 25, the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) issued its 2022 Annual Report, detailing happenings in 2021, including severe regress in Afghanistan and the Central African Republic (CAR). USCIRF’s 2022 Annual Report … Read more
Credit:Twitter Twitter has contributed $15 million to at least three non-governmental organizations in India to aid in the fight against the country’s unprecedented second wave of COVID-19. Care, Aid India, and Sewa International USA were selected to receive the funds, according to Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey. Care got ten million dollars, while Aid India … Read more
Gandhi is idolized by people of all political stripes worldwide, and his life is popularly considered a model for the American Civil Rights Movement. U.S. Senator Harry Reid called Gandhi “a giant in morality.” Former U.S president Ronald Reagan signed a bill creating a “National Day of Recognition for Mohandas K. Gandhi.” … Read more