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Death or destitution: Two options given to Assam’s evicted minorities At least 2 people were killed in the Police Brutality following an eviction drive

Watch: After the inhuman act of evicting impoverished families hailing from the minority community and demolishing their modest homes in the Darrang district of Assam, Police opened fire at those protesting the evictions, killing at least two people and injuring more than 13. As minorities find themselves at the receiving end of increasing police brutality,…

UP’s emerging Pyramid of Hate Sinister machinations to pave way for electoral windfall?

Just days before India celebrates Independence day, a 45-year-old Muslim man was brutally assaulted in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. According to news reports, the victim was assaulted even as he was paraded through the street. His attackers kept telling him to chant “Jai Shri Ram”. The most distressing element of the footage that soon went viral on…

CJP’s Hate Hatao Campaign: A half-yearly report Undeterred, we continue to combat hate and abide by India’s constitutional values

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) stands against hate, communal bigotry, caste oppression, prejudices, and is founded on the constitutional values of equality and harmony. Our Hate Hatao, Desh Bachao campaign against hate speech and targeted violence is an effort to bring to account those who seek to divide the society along arbitrary lines for…

Junaid Khan’s lynching: A timeline of his case since 2017 The family awaits justice on his fourth death anniversary

While returning from Delhi after Eid shopping in 2017, four young Muslim boys namely Junaid, his brother Hasim, friends Moin and Mausim were attacked in a third coach of a Mathura bound train. They were allegedly playing Ludo while sitting on the seats when some passengers asked them to vacate the area. They soon started…

Yati Narsinghanand Hate Watch

Meet hate spewing ‘Sadhu’ Yati Narsighnanad CJP has moved MEITy and Minority Affairs Ministry against this repeat hate offender

Who is the hateful, violent and bigoted Hindu Leader Yati Narasinghanad Sarasawati? From openly declaring war on Muslims in India to supporting acts of Genocide and violence, here’s what you need to know about the hate spewing Sadhu who gives arms training to Hindu children. CJP has moved MEITy and Minority Affairs Ministry against repeat…

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Communal Riots in 2020 Low Numbers only a Deception

Introduction: In the previous section of this report, the authors highlighted the heightened structural violence in India which is contributing to intensifying communal violence. Centre for Study of Society and Secularism (CSSS) brings out annually comprehensive reports on communal violence- consisting of structural violence, physical violence, attitudinal and symbolic violence, to understand the emerging patterns…

Facebook refuses to act on CJP’s complaints against Ragini Tiwari The company responded saying they are not in a position to take any action

Facebook Inc has responded to two complaints sent by Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) against hateful and inciteful speech made by Ragini Tiwari, stating that they are not in a position to take any action against Tiwari. Instead, Facebook suggested that CJP contact the party directly to get a resolution on the issue. CJP…

Hate Speech spreads like wildfire in Karnataka A closer look at hate offenders and how digital and print platforms have fulled the hate machine

A report titled Chronicle of Communal Incidents in Coastal Districts of Karnataka, compiled by Karnataka Communal Harmony Forum and People’s Union of Civil Liberties (PUCL), member Suresh B. Bhat, presents 47 instances of Hate Speech in 2020 as opposed to 12 in 2019. The report that collates information from the Dakshina Kannada and Udupi Districts…

Another Victory for CJP

CJP in action: Files a complaint with Facebook against Ragini Tiwari Serial hate offender Ragini Tiwari spread hate against farmers

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) has approached Facebook India with a complaint against Ragini Tiwari for her hateful video against the farmer protests. The CJP complaint dated December 24, 2020 to Facebook brings to their notice, the threatening video of Ragini Tiwari spreading hate against the farmers agitating against the three central legislations. CJP is…

Naseeruddin Shah, Javed Akhtar slam France attacks msn.com

© Provided by The Times of India MUMBAI/HYDERABAD: Actor Naseeruddin Shah, poet-lyricist Javed Akhtar, former top cop Julio Ribeiro and activists Javed Anand and Yogendra Yadav are among over a hundred prominent Indians from diverse backgrounds who issued a statement on Saturday condemning the Paris beheadings and deploring the outrageous statements by Muslim religious and…

Naseeruddin Shah, Javed Akhtar, Prashant Bhushan, other prominent Indians condemn attacks by France – The New Indian Express www.fr24news.com

Through PTINEW DELHI: Over a hundred prominent Indians from diverse backgrounds, including actor Naseeruddin Shah, lyricist Javed Akhtar, lawyer-activist Prashant Bhushan and writer-activist Tushar Gandhi, on Saturday unequivocally condemned the recent murders in France in the name of religion. They also criticized the scandalous statements by some Muslim religious and political leaders “rationalizing” the killings. The…

Over 100 prominent citizens condemn Paris beheadings; deplore Muslim religious, political leaders’ statements National Herald

Over 100 prominent citizens condemn Paris beheadings; deplore Muslim religious, political leaders’ statements Photo Courtesy: Twiite/ @JammuKashmirNow Well over a hundred prominent Indians from diverse backgrounds have today issued a statement condemning the Paris beheadings and deploring the outrageous statements by Muslim religious and political leaders. Among other things the statement read: “No God, gods,…

Shabana Azmi, Prashant Bhushan, Abdul Aziz Lokhandwala among 130 prominent Indians to condemn France murders timesnownews.com

The 130 Indian activities issued a statement condemning the France attacks and the outrageous statements by some Muslim political and religious leaders “rationalising” the murders. A family lights a candle in front of the Notre Dame church in Nice, France, Friday, Oct. 30, 2020.  |  Photo Credit: AP KEY HIGHLIGHTS Actors Naseeruddin Shah, Shabana Azmi, Swara…

Naseeruddin Shah, Javed Akhtar, Prashant Bhushan, other prominent Indians condemn France attacks The New Indian Express

Over a hundred prominent Indians from diverse backgrounds unequivocally condemned the recent killings in France in the name of religion. Noted lawyer Prashant Bhushan (Photo | PTI) By PTI NEW DELHI: Over a hundred prominent Indians from diverse backgrounds, including actor Naseeruddin Shah, lyricist Javed Akhtar, lawyer-activist Prashant Bhushan and writer-activist Tushar Gandhi, on Saturday unequivocally…

Inde : Plus d’une centaine de personnalités Indiennes condamnent les décapitations de Paris, et déplorent des déclarations révoltantes de la part de leaders musulmans religieux et politiques siawi.org (French version)

Plus de cent Indiens condamnent les décapitations de Paris, et déplorent des déclarations révoltantes de la part de leaders musulmans religieux et politiques Plus d’une centaine de personnalités éminentes en Inde, issues de contextes divers, ont publié une déclaration condamnant les décapitations de Paris ainsi que les déclarations révoltantes de leaders musulmans religieux et politiques.Entre…

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