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Ahead of elections, meat shops targeted by BJP MLA, Hindu Sena Join CJP's campaign for #HateFreeElections

Two Hindu Sena members were arrested for allegedly forcing meat shop owners to shut their businesses in view of the Navratri festival, a Gurugram police official from Haryana state said on Sunday. “Rakesh and Pramod (Singh) along with 40 other members of the Hindu Sena have been booked for threatening meat shop owners with dire…

Celebration of Violence by Ideological Stormtroopers of the Regime is Sickening From the Secretary's Desk

Its been a challenging five years. Between 2017-2019 (between when the book was first published) until now, the lines have been even more sharply drawn. Between the vast majority of Indians committed to the fundamentals of constitutional and republican governance and a vocal section determined to violently alter the course of history, determinedly destroy the…

MLA Kapil Mishra spews venom against Islam in video Join CJP's campaign against #HateFreeElections

On April 4, 2019, Kapil Sharma, MLA from the Karawal Nagar constituency in the Sixth Legislative Assembly of Delhi, tweeted a violence-inducing post, addressed to Congress president Rahul Gandhi. Misrepresenting the Islamic flag (moon and stars on a green background) with that which represents the state of Pakistan, Kapil Mishra tweeted, “Those who broke down the…

“Proper Talibani”: Sadhguru’s term for Muslim student draws flak Join CJP's campaign for #HateFreeElections

Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev, founder of the Isha Foundation was forced to issue a clarification on Tuesday to the Student Union of the London School of Economics (LSE) after he referred to a Muslim student in the institute as a ‘Proper Talibani’. The LSE Student Union (LSESU) had a video recording of this private conversation from…

#SignUpToFightHate इस चुनाव प्रक्रिया में, नफ़रत की बात, कोई भी उम्मीदवार ना कर सकें: हर्ष मंदर CJP के #HateFreeElections कैंपेन से जुड़ें

मानवधिकार कार्यकर्ता हर्ष मंदर आने वाले चुनाव में नफरत की राजनीति को रोकने का अनुरोध करते हैं.   Related: #SignUpToFightHate: Join CJP’s new initiative for #HateFreeElections2019 #HateOffender: Tejasvi Surya’s Bigotry Exposed “Muslims should sweep office floor if they want tickets”: KS Eshwarappa  

#SignUpToFightHate “For fair elections, we need a climate which is free from fear”: Harsh Mander Join CJP's campaign for #HateFreeElections

Writer, researcher and human rights activist Harsh Mander talks to CJP about the importance of free and fair elections, and the need to fight hate to ensure this. #HateFreeElections   Related: #SignUpToFightHate: Join CJP’s new initiative for #HateFreeElections2019 #HateOffender: Tejasvi Surya’s Bigotry Exposed “Muslims should sweep office floor if they want tickets”: KS Eshwarappa  

#SignUpToFightHate: Join CJP’s new initiative for #HateFreeElections2019 Join CJP's campaign for #HateFreeElections

This election, let’s come together to fight hate speech, hate threats and hate crimes. We deserve a hate free Election 2019. Join CJP’s campaign for #HateFreeElections. Related: #HateOffender: Tejasvi Surya’s Bigotry Exposed “Muslims should sweep office floor if they want tickets”: BJP’s KS Eshwarappa Former judge in the dock for inflammatory speech at J&K rally

#HateOffender: Tejasvi Surya’s Bigotry Exposed Join CJP's campaign for #HateFreeElections

From inflammatory tweets to #MeToo allegations BJP’s South Bangalore candidate Tejasvi Surya seems to have earned his stripes by practicing a particular brand of hate and misogyny. All in all he seems to be old wine in a new bottle. Presenting our Election Special series on #HateOffenders – men and women who specialize in hate…

“Muslims should sweep office floor if they want tickets”: BJP leader KS Eshwarappa Join CJP's campaign for #HateFreeElections

In another instance of hate speech, senior BJP leader and MLA from Karnataka, KS Eshwarappa, has said that Muslims won’t get the party ticket as they don’t trust the party. He said, “Congress uses you only as a vote bank, doesn’t give you a ticket. We won’t give Muslims tickets because you don’t believe in us. Believe us…

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