Cow vigilantes in India
Hate crimes are soaring in India Hate crimes are soaring in India and oppressed castes are the prime targets

According to Amnesty International’s Halt the Hate website, 181 hate crimes were recorded in the first six months of the year. In 121 of these instances, Dalits (the formerly untouchable castes) were targets

Mob Lynching in India Minors lynched in India on accusation of cattle-theft

There has been a drastic rise in the number of attacks by cow vigilante groups ever since the Narendra Modi-led far-right Hindu nationalist government came into power in 2014.

Indian theater artiste returns award in protest against "violence in the name of God and religion" Indian theater artiste returns award in protest against “violence in the name of God and religion”

S. Raghunandana has refused to accept the Sangeet Natak Akademi award, citing rampant mob lynchings and the hounding of dissenters, intellectuals and activists

Right-wing group beats up students at Indian university

The Central University, Jammu, has been seeing a lot of conflict recently over the issue of consumption of beef with Hindu right-wing groups targeting students who consume the meat

India deports over 1,000 Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh

The deportation comes despite repeated requests from different rights organizations to the Narendra Modi-led government about honoring the principle of non-refoulement.

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