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ख़ामोश रहना सबसे बड़ा गुनाह है : तीस्ता सेतलवाड़ नफ़रत के खिलाफ़

12 जनवरी 2019 की शाम मुम्बई के सीएसटी इलाके में ‘नफ़रत के ख़िलाफ़ हम सभी की आवाज़’ इस नाम से एक कार्यक्रम का आयोजन इया गया. कार्यक्रम का उद्देश्य इस विषय पर चर्चा करना था कि भारत का धार्मिक अल्पसंख्यक वर्ग इस कदर असुरक्षित क्यों है कि वो कभी देश की राजधानी के प्रतिष्ठित विश्वविद्यालय…

जुनैद की अम्मी ने कहा, चुप बैठे लोगों पर भी विपत्ति आ सकती है इसलिए आवाज़ उठाना ज़रूरी है नफ़रत के खिलाफ़

16 वर्षीय जुनैद खान, जून महीने में हरियाणा से दिल्ली, ईद की खरीददारी करने आया था, वापस लौटते वक्त ट्रेन में सीट को लेकर शुरू हुए विवाद के बाद भीड़ द्वारा पीट-पीट कर  उसकी ह्त्या कर दी गई और फरीदाबाद के असोटी स्टेशन के पास उसे ट्रेन से बाहर फ़ेंक दिया गया था. 12 जनवरी…

नजीब की अम्मी फ़ातिमा ने कहा “मोदी मुझसे आँख मिला कर बात करें” नफ़रत के खिलाफ़

‘नफ़रत के ख़िलाफ़ हम सभी की आवाज़’ मुम्बई में आयोजित इस कार्यक्रम में शामिल होकर नजीब की अम्मी ने अपनी आपबीती दुनिया को बताई. नजीब, जेएनयू में, एमएससी बायोटेक्नॉलॉजी में प्रथम वर्ष की पढ़ाई कर रहा था, वो 15 अक्टूबर 2016 से लापता है. फ़ातिमा ने अपना दर्द तो दूसरों के साथ बांटा ही, उन्होंने नई पीढ़ी के युवाओं और उनके अभिभावकों को ये सन्देश भी…

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16 PAC Personnel Guilty of Targeted Murder Delhi HC in Hashimpura Custodial Killings, 1987

October 31 was a historic day in the history of painfully meandering case of the Hashimpura targeted killings of May 22, 1987. Thirty-one years after armed PAC men shot down in cold blood more than 40 males of the Muslim minority, 16 criminal PAC men have been convicted. On May 21, 2015 a trial court…

KPSS calls out Governor for “cold shoulder” over Dussehra Laments inability to hold celebrations this year

The Kashmiri Pandit Sangharsh Samiti (KPSS) has issued a press release expressing regret at not being able to organise Dussehra celebrations this year. The KPSS also criticised the J&K Governor for giving them a “cold shoulder”. KPSS noted that since 2007, it has been organising Dussehra celebrations in the Kashmir Valley that “showcased the composite…

“Re-education” camps now part of law in China’s Xinjiang

China’s western Xinjiang region has now legitimised “vocational training centres” for Muslim Uighurs, BBC News reported. Xinjiang said that the centres would address extremism by employing “thought transformation”. However, human rights organisations, who have denounced this development, have said that detainees are required to pledge loyalty to Chinese President Xi Jinping, and to criticise or…

Pehlu Khan’s Sons, Lawyer and two Case Witnesses attacked! People in Black Scorpio without number plates opened fire at their vehicle

In a shocking development in the Pehlu Khan lynching case, his sons, their lawyer as well as witnesses who were on their way to depose before a court in Behror, were attacked by men in an unmarked vehicle. They were travelling from their village Nuh in Haryana to Behror in Rajasthan.   Their lawyer Mohammed…

Report of threat to Kashmiri Pandits a diversion: KPSS KPSS says report "aimed to increase the trust deficit" in the Valley

Sanjay Tickoo, president of the Kashmiri Pandit Sangarash Samiti (KPSS), a CJP partner organisation, has issued a statement regarding a news report “telecasted by National Media about the so called threat to the Kashmiri Pandits living in Kashmir Valley”. Per Tickoo, the news item was “aimed to increase the trust deficit among the population living…

Kashmiri Pandits bear the brunt of a corrupt and apathetic state KPSS writes to J&K Governor

More than 800 Kashmiri Pandit families continue to live in Jammu and Kashmir, and there have been growing concerns regarding their safety and well-being. Sanjay Tickoo, the president of the Kashmiri Pandit Sangarash Samiti (KPSS), a partner organisation of CJP, has written to the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Narinder Nath Vohra, about the state…

KPSS writes to J&K Governor raising safety concerns of Kashmiri Pandits Malicious blog spreading hate and suspicion flagged

There are growing concerns about the safety of over 800 Kashmiri Pandit families living in J&K. Sanjay Tickoo, the president of the Kashmiri Pandit Sangarash Samiti (KPSS), a Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) partner organisation, has written to the Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, Narinder Nath Vora, regarding recent events like the assassination of Shujaat Bukhari,…

Complaint against Zee News

Hate Watch: Zee News and Aaj Tak air Hate Poetry in Hindi Divisive and hateful language used as audience members, including young children, consume it with joy

Poetry meets or ‘Kavi Sammelan’ are a staple for Hindi news channels. Almost every Hindi news channel has one and they are consistently aired on weekends as special features. A poetry war on surgical strike was aired on Zee News last Sunday. The show called ‘Kya Kehta Hai India’ had poets who spoke about Kashmir, the…

Hate Watch: Choudhary Lal Singh’s bigoted diatribe knows no end Part of our India's Most Offensive series

Choudhary Lal Singh is no stranger to controversy. His antics have been scandalous even before he took part in the Hindu Ekta Manch march supporting the alleged perpetrators in the Kathua rape and murder case. He is one of the worst serial offenders when it comes to spreading hate. There was absolute silence from BJP when…

Hate Watch: Spewing Venom over the Amarnath Yatra Right-wing leader's hate-speech attempts to incite socio-cultural turbulence

The Amarnath Yatra begins every year in the month of Shravan (July-August) and this year it is scheduled from June 28 to August 26. This year, with Governor’s Rule suddenly declared after the BJP pulled out its support from the alliance government in the state, there is an anxiety around this annual event. This anxiety…

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