Human Rights Violations

Since 2014, when BJP came to power in India.

Hate Crimes


Framed and hanged: How the Indian state persecutes dissent

Apoorvanand Over the past few months, I have increasingly felt as if I am becoming a character in a Kafkaesque drama. It all started in...

Detention of Anti-CAA Activists: Rights Defenders Reject India’s Reply to UN Experts

Shahzeen Nazar NEW DELHI – The United Nations Special Rapporteurs on Human Rights had raised with the government of India the continued detention of eleven human...

Christians in India’s Karnataka State Endure a Violent Christmas

On Dec. 29, Mahadevi Jogi, a Christian resident of Tukkanatti village, dressed up in new clothes as she prepared to take part in her...

After Muslims, India’s Christians the new target of right wing

By TARUSHI ASWANI NEW DELHI -- Christians in India are increasingly coming under attack by right-wing groups, with the number of violent incidents against them...

Tamil Nadu: Dalit Man With Disability Beaten, Found Dead in Police Custody

New Delhi: A Dalit man with a disability residing in Karuppur in Tamil Nadu’s Salem district was found dead in police custody on January 12...

Dalits in Mysuru district’s Arasinakere village assaulted for entering upper caste locality

MYSURU: Tension prevailed at Arasinakere village in Jayapura Hobli of Mysuru taluk after six Dalits were assaulted by upper caste youth for entering their locality on...

Institutionalising Hindutva

Hindutva in Legislative


‘Hopes Shattered,’ Says Family of Scribe Sajad Gul, Booked Under PSA After Getting Bail

By Kaisar Andrabi Srinagar: A day after the Jammu and Kashmir district court at Bandipora on January 15 granted bail to 23-year-old journalist Sajad Gul in a...

Journalists decry ‘forcible takeover’ of Kashmir Press Club

By Rifat Fareed Srinagar, Indian-administered Kashmir – Journalists have decried the “forcible and illegal takeover” of an independent media body by a group of journalists with the...

Journalist Sajad Gul booked under PSA, shifted to Kotbalwal jail

By Pirzada Shakir Journalist Sajad Gul has been booked under Public Safety Act (PSA) and was subsequently shifted to Kot Bhalwal jail in Jammu, police...

Kashmir: Sajad Gul Arrested for Tweeting Video of Protest; Media Groups Point to Continuing Suppression

By Kaisar Andrabi Srinagar: On January 5, 26-year-old Sajad Gul, a trainee reporter with a local magazine Kashmiri portal The Kashmir Walla and student, was in Srinagar when...

Kashmiri journalist Sajad Gul charged with criminal conspiracy, press body condemns arrest

Kashmiri journalist Sajad Gul has been arrested and booked under criminal conspiracy and other charges days after he posted a video of a family shouting anti-India...


Muslim youth allegedly lynched by RSS members in Karnataka

By Akhlad Khan A 19-year-old Muslim youth Sameer Shahpur has been allegedly lynched and killed by Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) members in Karnataka’s Gadag district...

Lynching Report

Reported Victims of Lynchings Since 2014


hate speech

HW Social Media


Delhi Pogrom

Delhi riots: Court exonerates six men accused of unlawful assembly and arson

A Delhi court on Tuesday gave a clean chit to six persons accused of rioting, unlawful assembly and arson in the Jyoti Nagar area...

Sangh Pariwar

VHP chief indirectly refers Indian Muslims as ‘cancer’ and wants ‘chemotherapy”

New Delhi: RSS’ front Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) obliquely referred more than 200 million Indian Muslims as “cancer” which reached the “fourth stage”, and...

Partition cancer still here, needs chemo: VHP chief

COMPARING THE Partition of India leading to the creation of Pakistan to a surgery for removal of “cancer”, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) president Ravindra...

Who runs Bajrang Dal? Here are the men who power ‘moral policing & vigilante’ Hindutva group

By SHANKER ARNIMESH New Delhi: Last week, Munawar Faruqui’s show in Bengaluru was cancelled with police citing law and order as the reason, prompting the stand-up...





Weaponizing Citizenship