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AHAD Adds Global Hindu Voice to Protest Against Crass Australian Meat and Livestock Advertisement Depicting Lord Ganesha

For Immediate Release 9/21/2017 The following statement was issued by Ajay Shah, Convenor, American Hindus Against Defamation and Utsav Chakrabarty, Public Relations Coordinator, World Hindu Council of America (VHPA) AHAD Adds Global Hindu Voice to Protest Against Crass Australian Meat and Livestock Advertisement Depicting Lord Ganesha American Hindus Against Defamation (AHAD), the most prominent Hindu organization against Hindu defamation joins the Vishwa Hindu Parishad of Australia’s protest against M ...

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Community Awareness Talk at Pittsburgh, PA Gurudwara by Sanjay Mehta

Namaste and Sat Shri Akal, We have brought our ancestral heritage, identity, cultural values from Bharat to America. It is important for us here in America to protect and preserve these values, our dignity, self-respect and of course our safely now and for future generations. There have been recently some hostile and unfriendly incidences happened with some of our community members. A software engineer Srinivas was shot to death in Kansas. One of our Sikh brothers was shot in his own driveway in Seatt ...

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Community Awareness Presentation in Pittsburgh by Sanjay Mehta

EKAL Fund Raiser Program, Pittsburgh - Community Awareness presentation - Sanjay Mehta Friday April 7, 2017 Namaste, I am going to share something with you now which is as important to us as EKAL prog. Ekal connects us to our ancestral heritage, identity, cultural values of Bharat. We have brought those culture values from Bharat to America. It is important for us here in America to protect and preserve these values, our dignity, self-respect and of course our safely. There have been some hostile ...

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AHAD Announces Registry of Attacks on Hindus in USA

  April 6, 2017 The following statement was issue by Ajay Shah, Convener, American Hindus Against Defamation: There have been several attacks on the followers of Sanatana Dharma across the USA in past few months.  On February 22, 2017, two Indian software engineers, Srinivas Kuchibhotla and Alok Madasani were shot in Kansas, resulting in Kuchibhotla’s death.  On March 2, 2017, Harnish Patel, a convenience store owner was shot dead in South Carolina and On March 3, Deep Rai, ...

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Protest Against Reza Aslan’s Hinduphobic “Believer” on CNN Gains Steam as Major Hindu Organizations Unite to Demand Apology from CNN

Date: March 11, 2017 The following statement was issued by Ajay Shah, Convener, American Hindus Against Defamation (AHAD) Protest Against Reza Aslan's Hinduphobic "Believer" on CNN Gains Steam as Major Hindu Organizations Unite to Demand Apology from CNN The following statement was issue by Ajay Shah, Convener, American Hindus Against Defamation. Led by the American Hindus Against Defamation (AHAD), several Hindu Organizations have issued a joint statement against CNN demanding that it stop furt ...

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AHAD Protest Against CNN’s Believer with Reza Aslan

We join the protest by American Hindus Against Defamation (AHAD) to demand that CNN stops airing "Believer with Reza Aslan" show until practicing Hindu scholars have reviewed the content to ensure that it does not promote xenophobia and Hinduphobia. We note that within days of seemingly racially motivated shooting of two Hindu engineers in Kansas, CNN is unleashing a program that is certain to promote xenophobia, specifically, Hinduphobia. We the petitioners believe that this crass representation of H ...

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CNN’s Believer with Reza Aslan Promotes Xenophobia and Hinduphobia

Date: March 4, 2017 The following statement was issued by Ajay Shah, Convener, American Hindus Against Defamation (AHAD) CNN’s “Believer with Reza Aslam” Show Promotes Xenophobia and Hinduphobia The following statement was issue by Ajay Shah, Convener, American Hindus Against Defamation. Within days of seemingly racially motivated shooting of two Hindu engineers in Kansas, CNN is unleashing a program that is certain to promote xenophobia, specifically, Hinduphobia. The six-part CNN serie ...

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Protest the Caricature of Hindu Deities to Sell Alcohol in Austin, TX

  We the undersigned have recently noticed that your bar and restaurant, Whip In is caricaturing Hindu deities to sell alcohol. We find the imagery and labels you have used to brand your ales, Saraswatisaison Lakshmi Hefe Parvati Pale Ale RadhakrishnaWit the Ganesale the Kalidurgale the Gayatribrews Gayatrigrowlers have direct connotation to the names of the most sacred Hindu deities (representation of Hindu Gods and Goddesses), Saraswati, Parvati, Gayatri, Kali and Durga, Rama, ...

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Destruction of UNESCO Heritage Bujang Valley Site in Malaysia

Dear Sir, Namaskar! We protest the sale of planned demolition of Bujang Valley UNESCO Heritage and Archeological site by the Malaysian Government for housing development. Kadaram (Kedah) is part of the ancient King Raja Raja Cholan's kingdom. Raja Raja Chola built many temples in Kedah in the eight century, however the only surviving temple is in Bujang Valley. Bujang Valley is recognized as a heritage place which is older than Angkor Watt in Cambodia. The global Hindu community, led by Amer ...

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AHAD Disappointed at CPWR Withdrawal from Co-Sponsorship of World Without Borders

AHAD Joined Coalition to Express Disappointment at Council for a Parliament of the World's Religions withdrawal from Event Commemorating Chicago's World Parliament of Religions, "World Without Borders" September 22, 2013 Dear Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions Trustee, We the undersigned write to express our profound disappointment with the Council for a Parliament of the World’s Religions’ (CPWR) withdrawal from co­sponsorship of the “World Without Borders” event to be held in Chicago ...