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...

Sixteen Pastors in India Falsely Accused of Disturbing the Peace

11/24/2021 India (International Christian Concern) – On November 13, 16 Christian pastors in India were falsely accused of disturbing the peace. The false accusation was...

Belagavi police assure Christians of protection

A delegation of Christian leaders met Police Commissioner K. Thiyagarajan and expressed their concern over what they said rising attacks on minorities by Hindu...

Six Detained for Pelting Stones at Dalit Man’s Wedding Procession in Rajasthan

Jaipur: Six people were detained after they pelted stones at a Dalit man’s marriage procession after he rode a mare against their wish, police said...

Udupi: Efforts on to snatch freedom of speech from Dalits in India – Jayan Malpe

Udupi, Nov 22: “There are efforts to snatch the freedom of speech from Dalits in India. The rights of Dalits are being taken away in...

Institutionalising Hindutva

‘Four bodies from Hyderpora had deep head wounds’: Locals at Handwara graveyard recollect

Wudder Payeen (Handwara): On a chilling night of 15 November around 8 pm, the villagers of Wudder Payeen, after performing the last prayers of...

Srinagar: Eyewitnesses in Rambagh say 3 boys were ‘taken out of car, shot dead on street’

Srinagar: Minutes after police said that “three militants were killed in a shootout” in Srinagar, eyewitnesses have claimed that “three boys were taken out...

UN criticises ‘disturbing’ arrest of rights activist in Indian Kashmir

By Fayaz Bukhari and Alasdair Pal SRINAGAR, Nov 23 (Reuters) - Rights groups including the United Nations have criticised the arrest of a prominent activist in Indian-administered Kashmir...

Why J&K Activist Khurram Parvez Is in NIA Crosshairs Again

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Monday arrested prominent human rights defender Khurram Parvez following day-long raids on his residence as well as the office of...

The J&K Govt Is Dismissing Govt Employees By Selectively Quoting The Constitution

Srinagar: On 2 November, the Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) administration terminated the services of two senior government employees for alleged links with militant groups. The...


Man Beaten to Death in Tripura Over Suspicion of Cattle Theft

A unidentified man was beaten to death in the Kamal Nagar village of Tripura's Sepahijala district, over suspicion of cattle theft. As per reports, three...

Lynching Report

Reported Victims of Lynchings Since 2014


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Delhi Pogrom

Delhi cops to probe if investigating officer tried to shield northeast riots accused

By Usha Das NEW DELHI: A city court has directed police to investigate whether a deliberate attempt was made by the investigating officer to shield...


‘Savarkar did very little for India’s independence’

By ABHISH K. BOSE IN KOTTAYAM Interview with the historian Dr Vinay Lal. The claim of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh that V.D. Savarkar, the Hindutva icon, had...

Hindu Mahasabha threatens to install Krishna idol in Mathura mosque, says...

The Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha has announced that it will install an idol of Lord Krishna at the deity’s ‘actual birthplace’, which it claims...

Hindutva body says it will build Nathuram Godse’s statue with soil...

Hindutva organisation Hindu Mahasabha has said it will build a statue of Nathuram Godse with soil brought from Haryana’s Ambala Central Jail, where the...





Weaponizing Citizenship