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नफ़रत , भड़काऊ भाषण और कौमी एकता को तोड़ने की कोशिशों के ख़िलाफ़ CJP के app – Hate Hatao को वडगाम के MLA जिग्नेश मेवानी ने अपना समर्थन दिया। नफ़रत से कैसे राजनैतिक लाभ उठाया गया है , इस बारे में जिग्नेश की क्या राय है, देखिये इस वीडियो में.    

Stop VHP’s Ram Navami Yatras in Bengal CJP appeals for ban on the yatras during elections

The VHP is organising 700 Ram Navami rallies in Bengal in the middle of the elections. Last year, these rallies had led to communal tensions across West Bengal. In light of this CJP appeals to the Election Commission to stop these political rallies.   Related: VHP plans 700 Shobha Yatras during Elections: Shouldn’t EC ban…

UN rights experts say Assange’s arrest exposes him to major rights violations

United Nations human rights experts said that the arrest of Julian Assange, who co-founded Wikileaks, “exposed him ‘to the risk of serious human rights violations’, if extradited to the United States,” UN News reported. On Twitter, Agnes Callamard, Special Rapporteur on extrajudicial executions, said, “By expelling #Assange from the Embassy, #Ecuador allowed #GB to arrest him,…

South Korean court says ban on abortion is unconstitutional

On Thursday, April 11, South Korea’s Constitutional Court ruled that the country’s ban on abortion is unconstitutional, and that the law must be changed by the end of 2020, BBC News reported. Abortion was banned in South Korea in 1953, and, per the law, women who undergo abortions can be subject to fines and imprisonment,…

In landmark judgment, UK Supreme Court says Zambian villagers can proceed with pollution claim in English courts

On Wednesday, April 10, the United Kingdom’s Supreme Court ruled that more than 1,800 villagers in Zambia, who have alleged that their water supply has been polluted due to toxins from an opencast mine, can proceed with their claim in English courts, the Guardian reported. 1,826 villagers in Zambia’s Chingola region, in the Copperbelt province,…

VHP plans 700 Shobha Yatras during Elections: Shouldn’t EC ban them? Glaring violation of Election Model Code of Conduct

The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) plans to organise 700 shobha yatras to celebrate Ram Navami across South Bengal on April 14, just four days before the second phase of the general elections. Given that these yatras have a history of inflaming communal passions and leading to large scale violence, shouldn’t the Election Commission step in and put…

How Do We Ensure Hate Free Elections? Here are a few related provisions of the law

There is a very real fear that the 2019 General Elections will involve much campaigning contrary to the provisions of law. Broadly speaking there is a very real possibility of the elections being influenced by appeals on the grounds of religion, caste or community. It is proposed to be prepared for this very likely contingency…

My Ancestors were Freedom Fighters, I will not let my Grief tear the Nation apart Son killed in Asansol riots, Imam Imdadul Rashidi appeals against violence and vengeance

Asansol’s Imam Imdadul Rashidi’s young son was killed during the ram navami riots that swept through Asansol in 2018. At that moment of grief, the Imam not only appealed for peace but also ensured that there was no retaliation. He even refused to pursue police investigation into the death. This, like Gandhiji in Noakhali during…

Muslim man forced to eat pork
Muslim man forced to eat pork

Muslim man in Assam attacked, beaten for allegedly selling beef Join CJP's campaign for #HateFreeElections

A Muslim man was abused and heckled by a mob for allegedly selling beef in Assam’s Biswanath district on Sunday. Reports suggest the police have detained at least five people after a viral video showed the man on his knees in deep slush, begging to let him go. Shaukat Ali, 68, was beaten on the…

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