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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

“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…

BJP candidate says 2019 election is “test of the common Indian’s patriotism” Join CJP's campaign for #HateFreeElections

Tejasvi Surya, 28, the BJP’s MP candidate from Bengaluru South has courted controversy ever since his candidacy was announced. In a latest development, a brief video on Facebook shows him declaring, “This election is a test of the common Indian’s patriotism, and if you are with Modi, you are with India, if you are not with…

VHP accuses Minority School of failing students who did not convert, School denies allegation: Bareilly Join CJP's campaign for #HateFreeElections

Parents of students from a reputed Bareilly cantt. school have alleged that their children, who are students of class 9th and 11th, were failed because there was pressure of religious conversion on them. A report published in the daily newspaper Amar Ujala claims that there was major chaos in said school (but does not name the school), because…

Hate Watch: SP leader makes sexist remarks against Jaya Prada Join CJP's campaign for #HateFreeElections

You know it is election season when political leaders start making hateful comments about their electoral rivals, comments that target people based on their religion, caste or gender and stem from a deep seated hate of the same. On March 28, Samajwadi Party leader Feroze Khan, who heads the party in Uttar Pradesh’s Sambhal district,…

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