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Love Jihad: The Ordinance and Constitutionality A detailed analysis of a deeply communal and sexist law

Tracing the history of anti-conversion laws from the 1960s to the enactments to ‘prevent love jihad’ legislation, Senior Advocate and Human Rights Defender Desai argues how these laws, seen historically, are a transformation from a hesitant Hindu right wing nationalism to a highly bellicose- no holds barred avatar evidenced at present; all in all, a litmus…

UP’s Anti-Love Jihad law: Is it Constitutional? Ordinance contravenes freedom of liberty, autonomy, privacy and choice

The new Uttar Pradesh Prohibition of Unlawful Conversion of Religion Ordinance 2020, that received the Governor’s assent late November, has already led to two people being booked under it. After Uttar Pradesh, States like Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Karnataka, Assam are planning to come up with similar ‘anti-Love Jihad’ laws to criminalise religious conversions by marriage. An…

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…

Hate Hatao: CJP’s New App to Fight Hate Download now! 

Today, on the 71st anniversary of the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi, a true messiah of peace, we at Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) are strengthening our resolve to ending the culture of hate and bigotry that threatens the socio-cultural fabric of our nation. We are launching Hate Hatao, a revolutionary new app designed to fight…

हेट हटाओ, देश बचाओ: जानिए इस App के बारे में CJP पेश करती है एक क्रांतिकारी App

सालों से नफ़रत और हिंसा का मुकाबला कर रही CJP पेश करती है एक क्रांतिकारी नया APP – हेट हटाओ। बढ़ती साम्प्रदायिक हिंसा और घृणा के बिगड़ते माहौल में हेट हटाओ ऐप से आप उपयुक्त सबूतों जैसे कि, स्क्रीनशॉट, वीडियो या एक तस्वीर के ज़रिए अभद्र भाषा, धमकी और हेट स्पीच से जुड़े अपराधों को…

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गुमराह करने वाले न्यूज़ चैनलों के ख़िलाफ़ करें शिकायत घृणास्पद या उत्तेजक विषय प्रसारित करने वाले समाचार चैनलों के ख़िलाफ़ शिकायत कैसे दर्ज करें

जनता से जुड़े मुद्दों पर निष्पक्ष, सच उजागर करते और ईमानदार नज़रिए से लबरेज़ कार्यक्रमों का लगातार कम होता जाना, अब समाचार चैनलों में परिपाटी सा बन गया है. नज़रिए और नीयत की ये गिरावट कोई नई बात भी नहीं है. कुछ समाचार चैनल नियमित रूप से ऐसी सामग्रियों का प्रसारण कर रहे हैं जो…

Taking Errant News Broadcasters to Task How to file a complaint against news channels airing hateful or inciteful content

It is not new to see news channels, created to broadcast an honest and unbiased view of the world to the masses, tumbling in their work. Some news channels now are presenting aggressive, biased and allegedly dishonest content to the public on a regular basis. These news channels are required to follow a certain set…

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भड़काऊ भाषण रोकने के लिए किस तरह करें एफ़.आई.आर. दर्ज नफरत के खिलाफ़ कदम उठाइए

पिछले कुछ दिनों से यह संकेत आ रहे हैं कि कुछ राज्य अपने संवैधानिक कर्तव्य के प्रति जागृत हुए हैं, वे धार्मिक अल्पसंख्यकों के खिलाफ घातक भगवा एजेंडा के तहत ज़हरीले भाषणों के द्वारा व्यवस्थित रूप से फैलाई जाने वाली नफरत,जो किसी भी हिंसा की शुरुआत होती है, को रोकने का प्रयास करेंगे. इस संबंध में चिन्ताशील नागरिकों…

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Understand what constitutes Hate Speech And learn how to act against it

There are at long last some indications that a few states at least are awakening to their constitutional duty to control the insidious saffron agenda of systematically spreading hatred against religious minorities as a prelude to violence. A countrywide action in this regard by concerned citizens and groups could go a long way in checking…

What’s Behind India’s Lynch Attacks: A Narrative Report by Citizens Against Hate examines 24 cases of vigilante violence across 4 states

Hate inspired violence against minorities has become increasingly common across India over the last few years and the audacity with which they are conducted suggests a complete absence of fear of consequences. These hate crimes range from lynching and mob violence to violence inflicted by vigilantes, sexual assault and even outright murder. Muslims and Dalits…

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