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CJP keeps the #JungJaari against hate Hate Hatao App to combat hate

CJP is keeping the #JungJaari against hate by building it’s own Hate Hatao App. Follow us on https://cjp.org.in/ to be updated about the App. Related articles: In Burdwan, Dilip Ghosh Makes Bizarre Remarks; Talks About ‘Golden Milk’, Asks Beef Eaters to Have Dog Meat West Bengal government lodges hate speech case against Dilip Ghosh If…

Another Victory for CJP

Decoding Hate: The Hindu Alt-Right Demands To Rule Over Twitter How hate-mongering is spread by the mere number of right-wing trolls

It began with this tweet. https://twitter.com/updeshrana100/status/1191588387142029314 (At the time of publishing, this account has ceased to exist.) CJP is dedicated to finding and bringing to light instances of Hate Speech, so that the bigots propagating these venomous ideas can be unmasked and brought to justice. To learn more about our campaign again hate speech, please…

Another Victory for CJP

Hate Watch: How Hate trends on Twitter A look into communal echo chambers

Once again, in wake of Kamlesh Tiwari’s murder in Lucknow, it was Twitter, the micro blogging site used by 350 million Indians that became the battleground, figuratively, of a deeply communal war. For three days, starting Saturday, October 19, venomous hashtags have been used against Islam and Muslims, threatening to break out into physical retribution,…

Hate Watch: Aaj Tak’s tweet on Ayodhya openly spreads communal hate NBSA issues advisory

Hate politics appears to have found a fertile playground within the news media, especially television. Of late, when dealing with religious and sensitive content, a shrill rhetoric that pits one community against another, is insidiously put in motion. It is in this context that we discuss today programming by Aaj Tak on October 16, 2019,…

India among nations manipulating Social Media: Oxford Study Used to manufacture consensus, automate suppression, and undermine trust in liberal values

A study by researchers at Oxford University has found that India is among the nations involved in organised social media manipulation, and such disinformation campaigns can be attributed to politicians and political parties. The researchers monitored social media platforms for three years to take note of organised manipulation by government agencies or political parties, and…

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Hate Watch: Facebook a favourite of hate mongers? Right wing groups and celebrities using the platform to spread fake news and spew venom

As a part of our ongoing Hate Watch campaign, we have now identified several additional social media accounts, particularly on Facebook, which are full of abusive and hateful posts. It appears that Facebook has become the platform of choice for influencers, troll armies and even ordinary people to spread hate, fake news and misinformation thereby threatening…

We have to Fiercely Defend any Attack on Free Speech: Sanjukta Basu Netizens for Democracy urges Liberal and Secular Voices to Unite on Social Media

Writer, photographer and political analyst Sanjukta Basu is one of India’s feistiest troll-slayers on social media. In this EXCLUSIVE interview, she tell us how to navigate the social media minefield without losing one’s humanity, dignity or sanity.   Q) What is the most terrifying thing about social media today? Can this beast be tamed? A)…

Varanasi Church Attack Case

Hate Watch: CJP writes to Facebook in Varanasi Church Attack Case Urges social media major to investigate misuse of platform

Just days after writing a letter to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), that was also copied to Facebook, to take action in the Varanasi Church attack case, we have now once again written separately to Facebook on October 10, 2018, urging them to investigate how their social media platform was misused in order to…

आवाज़ दबाने वाले ख़ुद आवाज़ तले दब गए मानवाधिकार संरक्षकों की गिरफ़्तारी के बाद सोशल मीडिया पर छिड़ी हैशटैग की जंग!

भीमा-कोरेगांव के दोषियों को सज़ा देने के बजाय, जो लोग पीड़ितों के अधिकार के लिए संघर्ष कर रहे हैं, उन्हें ही निशाना बनाते हुए, बेबुनियाद तानाशाही फ़रमान के तहत 28 अगस्त 2018 को देश भर के प्रमुख बुद्धिजीवियों, लेखकों, कवियों, और मानवाधिकार के संरक्षकों को मोदी सरकार ने गिरफ्तार करना शुरू कर दिया.   जो शांतिप्रिय लोग हर प्रकार की हिंसा के विरुद्ध संघर्षरत…

NWMI demands and end to the Online Abuse and Intimidation of Masrat Zahra Press Release by NWMI

The Network of Women in Media, India (NWMI) has come out in support of Masrat Zahra, a Srinagar based photojournalist who is being mercilessly attacked and threatened on social media for posting a picture of herself covering an encounter between the Indian Army and alleged extremists. Here is a statement released by NWMI.   The…

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