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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…

Facebook looks away as hate speech multiplies : Equality Labs According to Equality Labs' “Facebook India: Towards the tipping point in violence, caste and religious hate speech."

Equality Labs produced a report concerning hate speech on facebook during 2018 and It reveals disturbingly real threats that facebook content presents to an estimated 300 million Indian caste, religious, gender, and queer minorities both in India and abroad. Without urgent intervention, they fear that India will see hate speech weaponized into a trigger for…

Complaint against Zee News

Victory! NBSA rules in CJP’s favour in Complaint against Zee News Broadcaster warned, asked to remove content

In a huge victory for CJP’s campaign against hate speech, the News Broadcasting Standards Authority (NBSA) has acted on our complaint against Zee News and asked the channel to take down inflammatory and violence inducing content broadcast in June 2018 during its show Kya Kehta Hai India. In its order issued on May 1, the NBSA has stated,…

Take action against Hate Speech: PUCL to EC Human Rights Organisation lists examples of hateful and inflammatory content

Following over 65 complaints from individuals and organisations, including  one by cjp.org.in on the politico-religious Ram Navmi Rathyatras held by Vishwa Hindu Parishad cadres in Bengal, the People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) has written to the Election Commission urging action against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for violation of the Model Code of Conduct,…

Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut cocks a snook at Election Model Code of Conduct Says "To hell with the law!"

Showing shocking disregard for the law of the land and the election model code of conduct, Shiv Sena Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Raut announced in an open rally his complete contempt for the law of the land. “As it is we are not the kind of people who follow the law. Then we are constantly reminded…

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…

Former Judge in the dock for inflammatory speech at J&K rally Join CJP's campaign for #HateFreeElections

An FIR has been lodged against former district judge, Syed Tauqeer from Anantnag district of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K). The former judge reportedly resorted to inflammatory speech while addressing a gathering in the area. Tauqeer was reported to have said, “I have been told that the forest department is closing your roads. Now you have my…

Hate Watch: SP leader makes sexist remarks against Jaya Prada Join CJP's campaign for #HateFreeElections

You know it is election season when political leaders start making hateful comments about their electoral rivals, comments that target people based on their religion, caste or gender and stem from a deep seated hate of the same. On March 28, Samajwadi Party leader Feroze Khan, who heads the party in Uttar Pradesh’s Sambhal district,…

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