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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…

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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…

Across UP’s Hate Crimes, A Pattern ‘Outsiders’ Fuel Passions, Police Act Selectively, Relationships Crumble

Adhauli village, Bulandshahr: Now, with the benefit of hindsight, people can connect the dots and see the pattern emerging across hate crimes in Uttar Pradesh (UP). It starts with a minor incident, controversial enough to draw the crowds, but the situation remains on slow burn. Until people from outside the village appear, fueling passions and inciting…

Hate Hatao Right Now! CJP launches new app to check spread of hate and inflammatory speech

From their inception, Communalism Combat (Sabrang India)  and Citizens for Justice and Peace, have been committed to combating hate speech, given how it often incites violence against marginalised communities. From our on-ground work through dialogue and Mohalla Committees to winning the NASSCOM Award for our technology driven Peace Map initiative, we have aimed to constantly forge innovative…

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…

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