India is in 8th stage of genocide, just one step away from extermination: Genocide Watch founder Prof Stanton

Prof Gregory H Stanton on Monday declared a Genocide Emergency Alert for India stating that the country has reached the 8th stage of genocide with the persecution of the Muslim community.

Prof Stanton is the architect of the “10 stages of genocide” theory and also the founder of Genocide Watch, a non-profit organisation that works to predict and prevent genocide and all other forms of mass murder.

Addressing a virtual event held by the Justice For All organisation, he said that India is in Stage 8 of Genocide, Persecution, just one step away from conducting extermination. He further said that the country’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi “will be very happy to watch it happen”.

Prof stanton further criticised Modi over his link with Hindu extremist group, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). “RSS is filled with hate ever since it was founded, it is basically a Nazi organization, and in fact, it admired Hitler,” he added.

The event was attended by four hundred community and interfaith leaders from around the United States, Canada and other countries. Justice For All asked for and endorsed the genocide emergency alert announced by the leading watchdog Genocide Watch.

Nadine Maenza, chairperson of the United States Commission on International Religious Freedom said, “India has a beautiful history of pluralism… but with the BJP leading the government since 2014, we have seen it erode secular principles by aggressively advocating for a pure Hindu state”. Referring to the recent Hindu religious parliament as “beyond troubling”, she further said “the US Congress must raise religious freedom concerns in US-India bilateral relationships’ ‘.

Imam Abdul Malik Mujahid, CEO of Justice For All called for attempts to save India from extremism and fascism. “well-being of Indias’ pluralism and democracy is good for the whole world. So it is in the interest of the world to work together to save India from fascism,” he added.

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