Coalition Against Genocide is holding a candle light
vigil in New York to observe the 10th anniversary
of the anti-Muslim pogrom in Gujarat,
India, and to
highlight the continued suffering of the 2002 victims.
Coalition Against Genocide, is holding a candlelight vigil on Saturday, March 3, 2012, in New York City, to mark the tenth anniversary of the anti-Muslim pogrom in Gujarat, India, and to highlight the continued suffering of the 2002 victims.
Ten years after the brutal rapes, and vicious murders of
thousands of innocent Muslim civilians, creating many orphans, most of the
perpetrators openly walk the streets of India,
making a mockery of India’s
justice system. Narendra Modi, the Chief Minister of Gujarat, who allowed the
anti-Muslim violence to continue unabated for several days, and who has
destroyed crucial government records, in an attempt to cover-up his misdeeds,
has yet to be prosecuted for his crimes against humanity. The Coalition
Against genocide was instrumental in getting the diplomatic visa to the US revoked, thereby derailing his campaign to
WHAT: Candlelight Vigil
Indian American Leaders from various communities will address the gathering, and demand the culprits be brought to justice.
Saturday, March 3, 2012 (4.30 PM – 7 PM)
WHERE: Union Square (Broadway & 14th Street), New York, NY
Subway: # N, Q, R, L, 4, 5, 6 to Union Square-14thStreet Station.
Parking Garage at: 110
East 16th Street (between Park Ave South & Irving)
For more information about Coalition Against Genocide, visit http://coalitionagainstgenocide.org
Coalition against Genocide is made up of a spectrum of organizations and individuals in the United States and Canada that have come together in response to the Gujarat genocide to demand accountability and justice.