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Proto-fascism and State impunity in Majoritarian India: An Interview with Teesta Setalvad Jindal Global Law Review

This interview with Teesta Setalvad was conducted in the wake of the February 2020 anti-Muslim violence in North East Delhi. Drawing on her vast experience as a human rights activist, journalist, and peace educator, Setalvad’s responses map the continuum — across years, anti-minority pogroms and ruling parties with divergent ideologies — of the cultures of hate,…

Zamser Ali gets bail in Assam The human rights defender was arrested in a case of defamation

Zamser Ali, a well-known social activist and journalist, who also heads CJP’s Assam state team was granted bail on Monday by the Chief Judicial Magistrate’s court in Mangaldai in Darrang district. He had been arrested on May 7, for making derogatory and defamatory social media posts against a woman professor of Mangaldai College who had herself allegedly…

Zamser Ali moves court for bail Noted Assamese human rights defender was arrested in a case of defamation

Zamser Ali, a well-known social activist and journalist, who also heads CJP’s Assam state team was today produced before the Chief Judicial Magistrate’s court in Mangaldai in Darrang district. He had been arrested on May 7, for making derogatory and defamatory social media posts against a woman professor of Mangaldai College who had herself allegedly…

CJP condemns arrest of human rights activist Zamser Ali in Assam Ali had raised his voice against the blatantly communal social media posts by Rupa Rani Bhuyan, a college professor

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP)’s Assam state coordinator Zamser Ali who is a highly respected human rights activist and journalist, was arrested in Mangaldai on May 7, in connection with a case where he had objected to communal social media posts made by Rupa Rani Bhuyan, who teaches English at the Mangaldai College. CJP…

Hate Watch: Updesh Rana’s provocative hate speeches online Updesh's name is being linked to the Delhi Riots 2020

Updesh Rana, national Secretary of Vishwa Sanatan Sangh, repeatedly posts hate speeches and viral content online that seem to have found a lot of young viewers, who follow and support him religiously. Updesh’s name is being linked to the Delhi Riots 2020, with some provocative WhatsApp texts’ screenshots doing the rounds, allegedly sent by him…

Another Victory for CJP

Decoding Hate: The Hindu Alt-Right Demands To Rule Over Twitter How hate-mongering is spread by the mere number of right-wing trolls

It began with this tweet. https://twitter.com/updeshrana100/status/1191588387142029314 (At the time of publishing, this account has ceased to exist.) CJP is dedicated to finding and bringing to light instances of Hate Speech, so that the bigots propagating these venomous ideas can be unmasked and brought to justice. To learn more about our campaign again hate speech, please…

Another Victory for CJP

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…

How to Fight Communal Hate The signs that need to be recognized and combated

In this video address to Joint Action Committee for Social Justice, West Bengal, noted activist and human rights campaigner Teesta Setalvad lays out a fundamental framework for organisations fighting communal hate. What are the signs that need to be timely recognized and combated. She also takes a moment to salute the brave Asansol Imam whose…

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