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हेट वॉच – वाराणसी चर्च हिंसा मामले में CJP ने किया NHRC से जांच का आग्रह फेसबुक से भी नफ़रत फैलाने वाले पोस्ट और विडियो के खिलाफ़ जांच की अपील की

शांति, अहिंसा तथा सभी संवैधानिक अधिकारों की रक्षा हेतु CJP सदा सक्रिय रहा है. आज देश भर में अल्पसंख्यकों पर हो रहे अत्याचार पर भी हमारी नज़र बनी हुई है. हाल ही में वाराणसी में २०० वर्ष पुराने सेंट थॉमस गिरिजा घर पर हुए हमले के बारे में जब हमें पता चला तो हमनें राष्ट्रीय…

Hate Watch: CJP writes to NHRC about Varanasi Church attack Also urges Facebook to take action as its video feature was used to spread hate and incite violence

CJP was founded on the constitutional values of dialogue and harmony between various sections of Indian society, and it is consistently disappointing when dominant groups target minority communities in India. Recently, several local citizens’ organisations in Varanasi alleged, in a letter submitted to district officials, that a mob of members of the Hindu Yuva Shakti…

UN forms body to ready evidence for human rights violations in Myanmar

The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to establish a body to ready evidence of human rights violations in Myanmar for possible future prosecution, Reuters reported. All 28 member nations of the European Union and all 57 countries in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation collaborated on the resolution, which was co-sponsored by more than…

Canada lawmakers vote to call Rohingya killings ‘genocide’

Canadian lawmakers have unanimously voted to consider crimes committed by Myanmar’s military against the Rohingya as ‘genocide’, Al Jazeera reported. On Thursday, September 20, Canada’s House of Commons backed the findings of a the United Nations fact-finding mission on Myanmar that released its report in August 2018; the mission said it found that crimes against…

कासगंज केस में फ़र्ज़ी पुलिस जांच तह्किकाती रिपोर्ट का सनसनीखेज़ खुलासा - पुलिस ने हिन्दुओं को बचाया, मुसलमानों को फंसाया

26 जनवरी 2018, गणतंत्र दिवस, की सुबह उत्तर प्रदेश के कासगंज शहर में सांप्रदायिक दंगा भड़का. पुलिस ने दावा किया कि हिंसा तब हुई जब हिंदुओं की एक मोटरसाइकिल रैली को मुसलमानों ने अपने मोहल्ले से गुज़रने से रोका. इस रैली में भाग ले रहे चंदन गुप्ता नाम के एक हिंदू लड़के की हिंसा के दौरान…

Kasganj violence report released The Hindu

Deliberate bias against Muslims in the FIR, investigation: civil rights activists Prominent civil rights activists converged here on Wednesday to release a report on the Kasganj violence of January 26 in Uttar Pradesh, alleging a deliberate bias against Muslims in the FIR and investigation. A youth, Chandan Gupta, was killed in the spiral of violence…

Ensure Justice in Kasganj

Did Police purposely derail Kasganj Investigation? Report reveals how members of one community were framed to protect those from another

On Republic Day this year, Kasganj town of Uttar Pradesh became the scene of violent communal clashes where a young man Chandan Gupta lost his life. While it was initially claimed that the riot was triggered by members of the minority community who tried to prevent members of the majority community from taking out a…

Kandhamal: 10 years later justice still eludes survivors EXCLUSIVE Interview with Father Ajay Singh

Anti-Christian violence broke out in Kandhamal district of Odisha in August 2008 following the brutal murder of Swami Lakshmanand Saraswati. The violence followed the path of his 200 kilometer funeral procession as it made its way across the region, leaving fire and blood in its wake. Thousands of people were rendered homeless and forced to…

UP SHRC directs DM to act on CJP’s complaint against Hate campaign in Amroha Attempts were made to incite violence between Dalits and Muslims

In February 2018, fake news of forced conversion of Dalits in Amroha district of Uttar Pradesh began to circulate on social media. It emerged that this was a willful campaign on misinformation, designed to pit Dalits against Muslims. CJP complained to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). The UP State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has now…

Afrazul Murder

Contempt of Court: SC seeks reply from Raj Govt in Lynching matter Petition moved by Tushar Gandhi and Tehseen Poonawalla in wake of Rakhbar Khan Lynching

The Supreme Court has sought the Rajasthan government’s reply to a contempt of court petition moved by activists Tushar Gandhi and Tehseen Poonawala in wake of the brutal lynching of 28 year old Rakhbar Khan in Alwar. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra has directed the Principal Secretary of the Home Department of the Rajasthan state government to file an…

Hate Watch: CJP files complaint over hate-filled speeches at Dharm Sansad Seeks action against statements inciting violence, disharmony

A recent religious conclave, or Dharm Sansad, held in July, became a platform for multiple individuals to deliver hate-filled speeches inciting violence against sections of Indians, particularly those from marginalised communities. CJP took note of this event, where a whole host of measures ostensibly to protect Hindu culture in India were proposed. Multiple controversial matters…

India: The new Lynchdom How the fear of the 'other' drives mob violence in India

Law may not be able to make a man love him but it can keep the man from lynching him.” Martin Luther King Jr.   These words were said by Martin Luther King Jr. in the era where the racial segregation was at its peak and the African Americans targeted in the form of lynching.…

Hate Watch: Dharma Sansad spews venom against Islam Doomsday rhetoric about Islam rife at religious conclave in Haryana

A conclave of ‘sants’ gathered in Haryana for a ‘dharma sansad’ on July 21-22 where they wrote a letter in blood to the Prime Minister, proposing a whole host of measures ostensibly to protect Hindu culture. Multiple controversial matters regarding Hindus and Islam in India, were discussed at the meeting, including stringent family planning measures…

Does India’s Far-Right Government Officially Approve of Lynching As a Political Tool? Alternet

Most of the victims are Muslim. Most Americans, one hopes, would today feel deeply ashamed and embarrassed by a dark chapter in their history. Perhaps even a white supremacist might today flinch at the mention of the word lynch. It’s what the White Man frequently did to the Black Man in “the land of the…

Lynched in India A Timeline of Lynching Cases in India since 2014

The recent lynching Akbar Khan (alias Rakbar) in Alwar, shows how instances of lynching have not abated in 2018. In fact there has been an increase in the spate of violence against minorities and oppressed sections of society over the last three years. ‘Lynching’ has become common and most victims and survivors are either Muslim…

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