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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,…

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)…

We fought Hate

We fought Hate, with all our Heart CJP’s resilient struggle against a growing atmosphere of hate and online vitriol in 2018

In a long tradition of fighting hate and its commitment to secular and peace enforcing values, right from the Bombay riots of 92-93, Gujarat massacre of 2012 and Ayodhya dispute, CJP kept its #JungJaari to combat hate, acrimony and online vitriol. Even as sane voices kept drowning in mainstream media’s high pitched supposedly nationalist and…

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…

How Hate for Muslims and Rohingyas Sells and Spreads on Social Media Insidious attempts to demonise the minority community using incendiary posts and inflammatory tweets

‘Whataboutery’ and ‘fake news’ have become such a staple of our times that every time a news story involving the minority community is reported, it is accompanied by ‘conspiracy theories’ and attempts to draw ‘false equivalence’. The Kathua rape and murder case was no different. What was disturbing though was how the willful campaign of…

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