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COVID Relief Donations Are Supporting a Project to “Hinduize” India

As the world has become more aware of India’s still-grim COVID crisis, concerned and well-meaning citizens of the world have shared links through which...

Transgender Rights, Full Pants, e-Shakhas: Hindutva Diaspora is Influencing the Sangh...

A vibrant Hindu diaspora has emerged in various parts of the world. Besides celebrating Indian festivals together, several members of the Hindu diaspora have...

For Indian American Hindus, loving India doesn’t mean holding back our...

By Khyati Y. Joshi  (RNS) — As India suffers through a devastating surge of COVID-19 infections and deaths, the Indian diaspora is experiencing a swirl of...

Encoding Hindutva: Shalini Kantayya and Coded Bias

By J. Khadijah Abdurahman The producer and director of Coded Bias, Shalini Kantayya is a poster child for the Hindu American Foundation’s (HAF) fundraising efforts....

Online petition filed against Twitter’s donation to RSS linked organisation

California-based journalist Pieter Friedrich, who started his hunger strike against Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey’s 2.5 million dollar donation to Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)...

Lawsuits bring attention to caste discrimination in the US

This month, lawyers representing lower-caste workers building a temple for a Hindu group in New Jersey filed a lawsuit claiming they were forced to...

US journalist goes on hunger strike to protest Twitter’s $2.5M donation...

By Usama Hazari Hyderabad: California based journalist Pieter Friedrich, who tracks RSS activities in America, entered the third day of his hunger strike, which he began in...

Twitter’s Sewa International donation: Image rehabilitation for RSS-linked charity?

By Pieter Friedrich As COVID plagues India, Indresh Kumar and Shyam Parande stepped forward — on more than one occasion in May 2021 — to...

In solidarity with those being silenced by HAF for resisting the...

Statement from academics and scholars  Over 300 academics, scholars, and writers from across the world have endorsed a statement expressing solidarity with two co-founders of...

Middle East Forum – Hindu American Foundation Nexus Exposed

By RICHARD SILVERSTEIN The Israeli and Indian nations share a great deal in their modern histories. Both were forged in the crucible of British colonialism....

Sunita Viswanath: My fellow Hindus sued me for raising alarms about...

By Sunita Viswanath (RNS) — I am a co-founder of a 2-year-old advocacy organization called Hindus for Human Rights. We are a small, nimble nonprofit,...

Sewa International: Diaspora Funds as a Key Means to Consolidate Power...

By Savitha Ganesh On May 10th, Twitter CEO, Jack Dorsey announced a 2.5 million dollar donation to Sewa International (SI), which is known to be...

Georgetown University: Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh and Hindu American Foundation

By Bridge Initiative Team IMPACT: Founded in 1925 by K.D Hedgewar, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is an Indian right-wing, Hindu nationalist, paramilitary volunteer organization....