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No one killed Pehlu Khan Alwar court acquits all accused giving them "benefit of doubt"

In a shocking turn of events in the Pehlu Khan lynching case, an Alwar Court has acquitted all six accused. The accused were let off after being given “benefit of doubt”. Interestingly, the viral video of the mob lynching was ruled inadmissible! Earlier the police had given the accused a clean chit based on statements from…

Muslim man forced to eat pork
Muslim man forced to eat pork

Muslim man in Assam attacked, beaten for allegedly selling beef Join CJP's campaign for #HateFreeElections

A Muslim man was abused and heckled by a mob for allegedly selling beef in Assam’s Biswanath district on Sunday. Reports suggest the police have detained at least five people after a viral video showed the man on his knees in deep slush, begging to let him go. Shaukat Ali, 68, was beaten on the…

जुनैद की अम्मी ने कहा, चुप बैठे लोगों पर भी विपत्ति आ सकती है इसलिए आवाज़ उठाना ज़रूरी है नफ़रत के खिलाफ़

16 वर्षीय जुनैद खान, जून महीने में हरियाणा से दिल्ली, ईद की खरीददारी करने आया था, वापस लौटते वक्त ट्रेन में सीट को लेकर शुरू हुए विवाद के बाद भीड़ द्वारा पीट-पीट कर  उसकी ह्त्या कर दी गई और फरीदाबाद के असोटी स्टेशन के पास उसे ट्रेन से बाहर फ़ेंक दिया गया था. 12 जनवरी…

Does India’s Far-Right Government Officially Approve of Lynching As a Political Tool? Alternet

Most of the victims are Muslim. Most Americans, one hopes, would today feel deeply ashamed and embarrassed by a dark chapter in their history. Perhaps even a white supremacist might today flinch at the mention of the word lynch. It’s what the White Man frequently did to the Black Man in “the land of the…

Hanged by Gaurakshaks, Denied Justice by the State Independent Investigation reveals how Jharkhand Police sabotaged lynching probe

An independent investigation by journalist Ajit Sahi has brought to light several instances of police negligence and even outright sabotage in connection with investigations into the hanging of Mazloom Ansari (32) and Imtiaz Khan (12) in Latehar, Jharkhand in March 2016. The report titled Hanged by Gaurakshaks, Denied Justice by the State was released in New…

2 years since Dadri, no charges framed against the accused: Yusuf Saifi Akhlaq’s lawyer talks to CJP

2 years after the Brutal lynching of Muhammed Akhlaq in Dadri, no charges have yet been framed against the accused and all 20 of them are currently out on bail. Akhlaq’s lawyer, Yusuf Saifi talks to CJP about the status of the case and the threats he faces.   Related articles: Mohammed Akhlaq Lynching Case…

The Ban And Bans

  Quote: “`What I do, eat, drink or pray is none of your business,’ says Rishi Kapoor.`I am angry. Why do you equate food with religion??—Rishi Kapoor” “Today there is a blur between the real world and the virtual world and I have taken aback to see that, for some years now, unethical, unacceptable and…

Intimidation, Lynchings and Vigilante Justice: The New Normal in Fundamentalist India Buoyed by electoral victories, Hindu Fundamentalism is sweeping India.

It is not every day that one of India’s foremost constitutional experts, a jurist par excellence, takes the bull by its horns and issues a dire warning. Pulling no punches, Fali Nariman directly challenged India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, about the appointment of Adityanath, a ‘Yogi,’ as chief minister of the northern state of Uttar…

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