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...

In Assam, Muslim farmers branded as ‘illegal Bangladeshis’ facing eviction

By Sukanya Roy,  Assam: Earlier this week, protests by local Muslim communities of Jamugurihat in Sonitpur district of Assam against forced eviction turned into...

Christian Mother Expelled from Village, Threatened with Death

By Our Southern India Correspondent Instead, the police inspector at the Polamballi police station in Chhattisgarh state showed Kanni Barse a section of the Indian...

Arrests Trigger New Wave of Persecution in India’s Uttar Pradesh State

07/16/2021 Washington D.C. (International Christian Concern) – Over the past two weeks, Christians in Uttar Pradesh, India’s most populous state, have witnessed a dangerous increase in persecution....

24-Year-Old Dalit Woman & National Kho-Kho Champion Strangled to Death in UP

A 24-year-old Dalit woman, who was a former national champion in kho-kho, was brutally murdered in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor on Friday, 10 September. The woman...

2 men arrested for allegedly raping 16-year-old Dalit girl in Uttar Pradesh’s Mahoba

By PTI Mahoba: A 16-year-old Dalit girl was allegedly raped by two men here, following which the accused were arrested, police said on Monday. The incident took...

Institutionalising Hindutva


Modi and Shah’s Humiliating Walk Back on Kashmir is Proof of Their Failed Policy

There has been no formal announcement, but it is now public knowledge that the Centre has called the mainstream Kashmiri political parties for talks...

Internet ban brought Free Press Kashmir, a news website, to sudden death

On the evening of August 4, 15 ebullient reporters and editors of a web portal in Srinagar were working furiously on keyboards of their...

On Censorship in Kashmir

By Umar Lateef Misgar ONE OF MY MOST enduring memories of India’s pervasive censorship in Kashmir may also sound trivial. It was 2016, and India’s war...

Sopore Attack Comes Under Fire: Civilians’ Kin Rebut Police Claims

By JEHANGIR ALI Photographs: Faizan Mir Riyaz Ahmad was standing outside his kirana shop in north Kashmir’s Sopore town on Saturday, 12 June, when a group...

In Kashmir, Police Treat Pandemic As A Law-And-Order Problem

Srinagar: Every morning before beginning his 6-km journey from home to the Lal Ded hospital, Nasir Rashid, MBBS, made sure he carried identification. It was...


Lynching Report

Reported Victims of Lynchings Since 2014


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Delhi Pogrom

Directions for Delhi police commissioner’s intervention in 2020 riots case fell on deaf ears: Court

NEW DELHI:  A court has imposed a fine of Rs 25,000 on the police for the ‘undue harassment’ of the accused in a February...


Pavan K. Varma : When art masks politics – Sardar Patel,...

By Dilip,  Pavan K. Varma When art masks politics Narendra Modi is a good orator, and his first public speech, after being declared BJP’s Prime Ministerial...

How the RSS operates within India’s Constitution as an organizational structure

The following are the objects of RSS as enshrined in its constitution: To eradicate the fissiparous tendencies arising from diversities of sect, faith, Caste and...

Fact check: Did VD Savarkar write mercy petitions on Gandhi’s advice,...

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday claimed that Hindu Mahasabha leader Vinayak Damodar Savarkar filed mercy petitions before the British government following Mahatma Gandhi’s...





Weaponizing Citizenship