Mob lynchings in India
Indian youth organization called for nationwide mobilization against unemployment

At an All-India convention on Right to Employment, the Democratic Youth Federation of India, has given a call for militant agitations in February 2020

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

Sedition charges against signatories of open letter to PM Modi withdrawn Sedition charges against signatories of open letter to PM Modi withdrawn

49 renowned public figures, including artists, intellectuals and activists, had been charged with sedition for writing an open letter to the prime minister, calling for an end to the mob lynching of Dalits, Muslims and other minorities

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.

Activist’s house raided in Mumbai after organizing event on lynching

Police raided the home of Preethy Shekhar supposedly over her participation in an unemployment protest in 2013

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

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