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...

Supreme Court Takes Up Plea To Stop Attacks Against Christians

By Sukirti Dwivedi / NDTV New Delhi:  A plea urging to stop the "targeted hate speech" against the Christian community and attacks at their places of...

Christians Protest Church Restrictions in India

Christians in the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh mobilized last Saturday to protest restrictions on the construction of a church. The construction was halted...

Dalit man beaten to death by UP cops, body forcibly cremated

In Uttar Pradesh’s Farrukhabad, Gautam, a 35-year-old Dalit man was beaten to death by policemen following raid at his residence on the night of...

Dalit man says thrashed, forced to eat cow dung; case filed against five

A man from the Dalit community was allegedly forced to eat cow dung by members of an upper caste group after a fight broke...

Institutionalising Hindutva

Hindutva in Legislative


Pulitzer-winning Kashmiri photojournalist stopped from flying to Paris

A Pulitzer Prize-winning Kashmiri photojournalist alleges that Indian immigration authorities have stopped her from flying to Paris without giving any reason. In a tweet on...

As J&K Admin Seals Falah-e-Aam Trust Schools, Questions Over Timing, Purpose of Move

By Jehangir Ali / The Wire Pulwama: The Jammu and Kashmir administration is in the process of sealing nearly a dozen schools in Kashmir while hundreds...

How recent civilian killings alter the course of the Kashmir conflict

By SUVOJIT BAGCHI / Trt World Lodged somewhat in the middle of Srinagar’s arterial Residency Road is Khan News Agency, a store of periodicals with...

Has India’s Kashmir policy under Modi failed?

When Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government unilaterally stripped Indian-administered Kashmir of its limited autonomy and statehood in 2019, it claimed the move would wipe out decades...

J&K Govt Orders Jamaat-Affiliate Falah-e-Aam Trust Schools to Shut

New Delhi: More than 300 educational institutions run by Falah-e-Aam Trust, an affiliate of banned Jamaat-e-Islami, have been stopped from operating by the Jammu...


Lynching Report

Reported Victims of Lynchings Since 2014


hate speech

HW Social Media


Delhi Pogrom

Noam Chomsky, Rajmohan Gandhi, 4 International Bodies Call for Umar Khalid’s Release

New Delhi: Four international organisations along with famed scholars Noam Chomsky and Mahatma Gandhi’s grandson, Rajmohan Gandhi, have condemned in no uncertain terms the prolonged...

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