Urge your Reps. to support Rep. Ilhan Omar’s resolution condemning human rights violations in INDIA

Despite being home to over 200 million Muslims, 2000 ethnic groups, and adherents to every major religion in the world, the secular foundation of India is crumbling. The establishment of Hindu nationalism (Hindutva) by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) as a national philosophy presents the deterioration of India’s identity as a democracy and a non-acceptance of India’s multifarious population. Far-right prejudices have become embedded in independent institutions, the law enforcement, and the justice system. Most importantly, Hindu nationalism has given rise to extremism and sectarian violence, with nationalist groups threatening, intimidating, and attacking religious minorities. The BJP has incited this violence through inflammatory rhetoric….more:votervoice