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Civil society organizations express disappointment over India not being designated as Country of Particular Concern by US State Dept

Governmental and non-governmental groups from all over the world have voiced their concerns about India, particularly after other nations brought up the Modi administration's treatment of minorities during India's Universal Periodic Review at the UN in November.

Via Twitter : @/IAMcouncil 

The Indian American Muslim Council (IAMC) and Hindus for Human Rights, along with their allies, expressed huge disappointment over the US State Department's decision not to designate India as a Country of Particular Concern (CPC), a designation reserved for the world's most egregious violators of religious freedom. This decision was taken in accordance with the recommendation of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF).

‌‌For the last three years, USCIRF has been urging Secretary Antony Blinken of the State Department to identify India as a CPC due to rising levels of violence and prejudice against Muslims and Christians.

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