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Hate Watch: Hindutva outfit leader assaults Muslim man on train Man’s appeals for help fall on deaf ears

Yet another shocking incident of a hate crime against a person hailing from the minority community has come to light via a video that went viral on social media. In it, a Hindutva outfit leader is seen thrashing a Muslim man on a train. “We will kill you next time you touch a Hindu woman,”…

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…

Justice for Faisal: Sign CJP’s petition NOW! The young vegetable seller was allegedly beaten to death by UP cops

Mohammad Faisal Husain, a young vegetable vendor and the sole breadwinner for his family of six, was allegedly beaten to death by the Unnao Police on May 20. Some media reports state that his post mortem report revealed that he succumbed to a head injury. The post mortem examination also found a severe injury behind his…

CJP moves NCPCR and NCM against assault on minor Asif was thrashed for entering a temple by Yati Narsinghanand’s disciple

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) has approached the National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) and National Commission for Minorities with a complaint against the assault on a minor boy Asif, for entering a temple to drink water by Hindutva leader Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati’s disciple and the subsequent justification of the hate crime. CJP’s…

CJP keeps the #JungJaari against hate Hate Hatao App to combat hate

CJP is keeping the #JungJaari against hate by building it’s own Hate Hatao App. Follow us on https://cjp.org.in/ to be updated about the App. Related articles: In Burdwan, Dilip Ghosh Makes Bizarre Remarks; Talks About ‘Golden Milk’, Asks Beef Eaters to Have Dog Meat West Bengal government lodges hate speech case against Dilip Ghosh If…

justice in the Naroda Patiya Massacre

Locating the Role of State and Changing Nature of Violence Part-1 of a Study on Communal Violence by Centre for Study of Society and Secularism

As per newspaper reports, the number of communal incidents all over India in 2018 has been the lowest in the past four years. The Centre for Study of Society and Secularism (CSSS) monitors reports of communal incidents in five newspapers every year. In 2018 the number of communal incidents reported was 38 as compared to…

How Hate Crimes Change Lives, Livelihoods And Ways Of Living Conclusion to a six-part investigation by Factchecker.in

Sonda Habibpur village, Bulandshahr: “Sometimes, I feel like Gabbar Singh,” 44-year-old Shrikrishna said, unable to control his tears and struggling to look for documents in a thick stack, in the faint light of a single bulb in his courtyard. In the six months since he was publicly assaulted and humiliated, allegedly by mostly upper-caste men,…

How A Jumble Of Politics, Gender Issues And Economics Foments Hate Crime In UP Part 5 of a 6 Part Series by Factchecker.In

Naseerpur village, Mau: When the residents of Bholapur Hindoliya village in north-western Uttar Pradesh (UP) caught a 20-year-old outsider near a cattle-shed, trying to draw out a buffalo, they were enraged. Having suffered enormous losses due to frequent cattle theft, they thought they had finally found the thief. Eyewitnesses said the villagers, mostly Jats, then…

In The Wake Of Hate Crime, Leaving Home In Search Of Safety Part 4 of a series of reports on Hate Crime in UP by Factchecker.in

Soi village, Bulandshahr: “Baba loved the village,” said Vakeel Ahmad, a year and a half after his father Ghulam Mohammed was lynched outside Soi village of Bulandshahr district in Uttar Pradesh (UP), where the family had lived for generations. “He always said there can be no better place than the village,” Ahmad said, on the phone…

Why Police Action across UP’s Hate-Crime Hot Spots is causing Fear and Alarm among Muslims Part 3 of a six part investigation by Factchecker.in

Kasganj, Uttar Pradesh: Recalling his reaction on hearing that all three of his buses had been set afire by a mob, Abdul* said his first emotion was not fear. It was panic. In January 2018, a ‘Tiranga Yatra’ (Tricolour March) taken out by Hindu activists on Republic Day triggered a communal clash in Kasganj in western…

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