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Study finds anti-Muslim prejudices among police personnel 1 in 3 justify mob violence in cow slaughter incidents

A study by Common Cause- Centre for the study of developing societies (CSDS), Lokneeti has revealed disturbing prejudices of police personnel towards Muslims on the question of committing violence. The study has also highlighted prejudicial attitudes in the incidents of mob violence. While no statistics of actual representation of Muslims within the police force are available…

पहलू खान को किसी ने नहीं मारा अदालत का यह कैसा इंसाफ?

देश के 73वें स्वतंत्रता दिवस पर एक अदालती फैसला न्याय की दुनिया पर एक धब्बा लगा गया. अलवर की एक अदालत ने जांच के दौरान सबूतों की कमजोर कड़ियों की वजह से पहलू खान की हत्या के छह आरोपियों को बरी कर दिया. इन सबूतों में वो वीडियो भी था, जिसमें पहलू खान पर हमला…

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Hate Watch: Facebook a favourite of hate mongers? Right wing groups and celebrities using the platform to spread fake news and spew venom

As a part of our ongoing Hate Watch campaign, we have now identified several additional social media accounts, particularly on Facebook, which are full of abusive and hateful posts. It appears that Facebook has become the platform of choice for influencers, troll armies and even ordinary people to spread hate, fake news and misinformation thereby threatening…

CJP builds long legacy of fighting hate

Hate Watch: Kamlesh Tiwari spreads hate using social media Extremely vicious anti-Muslim sentiments expressed on Facebook

Kamlesh Tiwari, the president of National President of the Hindu Samaj Party, has a communally loaded Facebook profile replete with anti-Islam and ‘Muslim free’ India posts. A profile analysis of Tiwari and his acolytes by our team revealed the huge amount of hateful content propagated on the social media giant. Further, he is not only…

UN raises concerns over exclusion of people from NRC in Assam and subsequent ‘statelessness’ Special Rapporteurs demand clarification about procedure, policy and safeguards

The National Register of Citizens (NRC) is being updated in Assam and there is a potential humanitarian crisis brewing with fears that thousands of people could be excluded from the list and be rendered stateless. The matter has now caught the attention of the United Nations prompting four Special Rapporteurs to write to Sushma Swaraj,…

justice in the Naroda Patiya Massacre

CJP fights for justice in the Naroda Patiya Massacre Punctures Prevalent Culture of Impunity

For 16 long years, CJP has stood by its credo, to assist the eye-witness survivors of the genocidal carnage in Gujarat in 2002, get justice and reparation. We have battled within the Courts, stood by the Survivors in their quest for justice and achieved milestones. In the process we have also been victimised by an…

ओड नरसंहार : गुजरात हाईकोर्ट ने 19 लोगों की सज़ा रखी बरकरार 1 मार्च, 2002 को गुजरात दंगों के दौरान आनंद ज़िले में 23 लोगों को जिंदा जला दिया गया था

गुजरात हाई कोर्ट की खंडपीठ ने ओड दंगे में दोषी पाए गए 19 लोगों की सज़ा बरकरार रखी है. गुजरात के आनंद जिले में ओड नाम के स्थान पर मुसलमान विरोधी हिंसा के चलते 23 लोगों को ज़िंदा जला दिया गया था. यह घटना गोधरा ट्रेन के जलने के ठीक दो दिन बाद, 1 मार्च, 2002…

How Hate for Muslims and Rohingyas Sells and Spreads on Social Media Insidious attempts to demonise the minority community using incendiary posts and inflammatory tweets

‘Whataboutery’ and ‘fake news’ have become such a staple of our times that every time a news story involving the minority community is reported, it is accompanied by ‘conspiracy theories’ and attempts to draw ‘false equivalence’. The Kathua rape and murder case was no different. What was disturbing though was how the willful campaign of…

What caused the Anti-Muslim Riots in Sri Lanka A Guest Blog by Irfan Engineer

The recent anti-Muslim riots in Kandy, Sri Lanka, once again demonstrate that religion is becoming more salient in public domain, including politics, in South Asia. My recent visit to Sri Lanka and talking to a cross section of people from different religions, including some people in the Government underscores this fact.   Anti-Muslim riots were…

Gita as India’s National Book?: Bizarre Judgment Backs Hindutva’s Assault on Indian Constitution.

The Gita as India’s National Book?: Bizarre Judgment Backs Hindutva’s Assault on Indian Constitution. By Gautam Kumar Justice S.N.Srivastava of the Allahabad High Court, who retired earlier this month, is no stranger to controversy. Some months ago, he stirred a hornet’s nest by ruling that Muslims in Uttar Pradesh were not a minority, although they form only around a fifth of the population of…

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