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Facebook continues to turn a blind eye to hate speech CJP’s report on how hate offenders continue to thrive on Facebook

It was The Wall Street Journal’s report that exposed Facebook India’s questionable strategy related to inciteful speech. Our experience in filing regular and informed complaints to the platform for over three years now, was merely confirmed by this analysis that showed that Facebook India has been manipulating the company’s hate-speech rules to suit an extreme…

Yati Narsinghanand Hate Watch

Meet hate spewing ‘Sadhu’ Yati Narsighnanad CJP has moved MEITy and Minority Affairs Ministry against this repeat hate offender

Who is the hateful, violent and bigoted Hindu Leader Yati Narasinghanad Sarasawati? From openly declaring war on Muslims in India to supporting acts of Genocide and violence, here’s what you need to know about the hate spewing Sadhu who gives arms training to Hindu children. CJP has moved MEITy and Minority Affairs Ministry against repeat…

NCM seeks report from DGP Assam on CJP’s complaint against Kamlendu Sarkar The RSS leader had delivered an Islamophobic speech in December, 2020

The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) has responded to CJP’s complaint against RSS leader Kamalendu Sarkar and written to Guwahati’s Director General of Police (DGP), requesting for a detailed report within three weeks on the matter. CJP’s complaint dated December 21, 2020 to the esteemed commission highlighted the hate speech delivered by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh…

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CJP takes steps to fight Yati Narsinghand hate speech The complaint lists down the violation of several sections of IPC and IT rules

CJP has approached the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITy) and the Ministry of Minority Affairs (MMA) with a complaint against Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati, who has been making offensive and discriminatory speech online, selectively targeting the Muslim community. The complaint to MEITY and MMA states how he has constantly vilified the Muslim community and…

CJP approaches MEITy and Minority Affairs Ministry against Yati Narsinghanand His speeches online are virulently Islamophobic and anti-minority

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) has approached the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MEITy) and the Ministry of Minority Affairs (MMA) with a complaint against Yati Narsinghanand Saraswati, who has been making offensive and discriminatory speech online, selectively targeting the Muslim community. CJP’s complaint dated March 10, 2021, brings to the notice of both…

Hostility towards Muslims violation of rights: UN special rapporteur’s report Highlights targeting via stereotypes, socio-economic exclusion, hate speech online

A report by UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Religion or Belief, Ahmed Shaheed has been submitted before the on-going Human Rights Council’s 46th session. It examines how Islamophobia/anti-Muslim hatred infringes upon freedom of religion or belief. The report states that “perpetuating discrimination, hostility and violence towards Muslim individuals and communities undercuts the ability of affected Muslims…

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Communal Riots in 2020 Low Numbers only a Deception

Introduction: In the previous section of this report, the authors highlighted the heightened structural violence in India which is contributing to intensifying communal violence. Centre for Study of Society and Secularism (CSSS) brings out annually comprehensive reports on communal violence- consisting of structural violence, physical violence, attitudinal and symbolic violence, to understand the emerging patterns…

Hate Speech spreads like wildfire in Karnataka A closer look at hate offenders and how digital and print platforms have fulled the hate machine

A report titled Chronicle of Communal Incidents in Coastal Districts of Karnataka, compiled by Karnataka Communal Harmony Forum and People’s Union of Civil Liberties (PUCL), member Suresh B. Bhat, presents 47 instances of Hate Speech in 2020 as opposed to 12 in 2019. The report that collates information from the Dakshina Kannada and Udupi Districts…

Another Victory for CJP

CJP in action: Files a complaint with Facebook against Ragini Tiwari Serial hate offender Ragini Tiwari spread hate against farmers

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) has approached Facebook India with a complaint against Ragini Tiwari for her hateful video against the farmer protests. The CJP complaint dated December 24, 2020 to Facebook brings to their notice, the threatening video of Ragini Tiwari spreading hate against the farmers agitating against the three central legislations. CJP is…

CJP petitions the National Commission for Minorities against RSS leader Kamalendu Sarkar’s Islamophobic speech in Assam promotes disharmony: CJP to NCM

Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) has approached the National Commission for Minorities (NCM) with a complaint against Kamalendu Sarkar, a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh leader in Assam for his hate filled and offensive speech against Islam in Sonitpur District, Tezpur on December 13. The CJP complaint dated December 21, 2020 brings to the NCM’s notice the…

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