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#ArrestTogadia – EC orders cops to book Togadia for hate speech against Muslims

Rajkot/Ahmedabad: TIMES NEWS NETWORK RSS, BJP In Denial; Video Nails Charge   The Election Commission has directed the Bhavnagar district administration to file an FIR against VHP leader Pravin Togadia for a hate speech on Saturday when he called for… Continue Reading →

Modi- #Hatespeech – Should We Run Relief Camps? Open Child Producing Centres?’ #NOMOre_2014

Excerpts from a translation of an audio recording of the infamous speech, courtesy NDTV and Indian Express. NARENDRA MODI    On September 9, Narendra Modi’s  Gujarat Gaurav Yatra rolled into Becharaji, where he delivered his by now infamous Hum paanch,… Continue Reading →

Political hate speech flourishes in India

Religious hardliners are having a field day as loopholes in law threaten India‘s secular democracy. Last updated: 18 Mar 2014 10:33 Saurav Datta Glorification of Hinduism in the political arena inevitably morphs into vilification of “the other” [AP] Two recent decisions… Continue Reading →

#India – Hate Speech as a Tool for the Modi Brigade #Feku #NaMo

  The carnage in Gujarat was marked by unprecedented levels of hate speech and hate propaganda. Some examples: Chief Minister Narendra Modi Terming the (Godhra) attack as ‘pre-planned, violent act of terrorism’, Mr Modi said that state government was viewing… Continue Reading →

Open Letter to Facebook- to take action on gender-based hate speech #FBRape #Vaw

May 21, 2013 An Open Letter to Facebook: We, the undersigned, are writing to demand swift, comprehensive and effective action addressing the representation of rape and domestic violence on Facebook. Specifically, we call on you, Facebook, to take three actions:… Continue Reading →

Press Release- Understanding Communal Mobilisation –Lessons from the Zakia Jafri Protest Petition

Press Release May 7, 2013 The filing of the Zakia Jafri Protest Petition before the Magistrate on 15 April 2013 is a significant landmark in the sustained battle for the Rule of Law, Constitutional Governance and against communal forces and… Continue Reading →

Freedom to criticize religion is a touchstone of free expression’ #censorship #FOE

  by Farooq Sulehria Anyone incensed by symbolic violence, such as the video in the US or cartoons in France, should retaliate with symbolic violence in the same way or with peaceful protest. Not through physical violence Muslims should ‘simply ignore… Continue Reading →

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