Friday, April 12, 2024

Topic: Hate crime against minorities

Hindu mobs surround homes of Christian pastors, beat their kin in Chhattisgarh

Hindu mobs in Chhattisgarh have disrupted a prayer service and threatened two Christian pastors in the space of three days for alleged religious conversion.

UN calls for end to discrimination against religious minorities, racism

In a message published on the International Day Commemorating the Victims of Violence Based on Religious Belief, which falls on 22 August, UN Secretary-General António Guterres warned of a rise in racism and discrimination against religious minorities since the spread of COVID-19 across the world.

Yet again, Muslim youth attacked and forced to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’

Meer Faisal 18-year-old Mohammed Ejrail from Motihari in Bihar was attacked on Tuesday after he refused to chant 'Jai Shri Ram'. Ejrail is put in...

COVID-19 has sparked ‘tsunami of hate’: UN chief

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres called for an "all-out effort" to end the "tsunami of hate and xenophobia" sparked by the coronavirus pandemic.

In UP, muslims are the victims in 66% of hate crimes

With 63 attacks since 2009, UP, India’s most populous state, where Muslims account for 19% of the population, occupies the top spot for religious-bias-motivated hate crimes. Muslims comprise 66% of those attacked, and about 97% of the crimes reported in UP took place after 2014.

The Anatomy of Genocide and Mass Crimes against Minorities in India: Why India needs to Ratify the Rome Statute of ICC

India’s continuous denial to submit jurisdiction to the Rome Statute of International Criminal Court is not a debate or question of political sovereignty, rather it is a question of deep organized state policy to evade and deflect accountability to India’s ongoing genocide and mass violence pogroms and campaigns against Muslim, Sikhs, Kashmiri and Dalit.