Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Topic: Hate speech

Facebook’s failure to curb hate speech fuels anti-Muslim bigotry in India: Report

A damning report has exposed how Facebook's inability to effectively moderate hate speech on its platform in India has allowed extensive networks of pages...

‘Infiltrators make up 40 MLAs in Assam assembly… they become ministers, speakers, magistrates’: Assam CM Himanta’s latest hate speech

In his recent hate speech targeting Muslims, Assam Chief Minister and one of BJP’s star campaigners Himanta Biswa Sarma said that “infiltrators from Bangladesh” constitute 1.25 crore of Assam's population and represent 40 of its 126 MLAs.

Hate speech: “Learn from Yogi Adityanath where to run bulldozer,” says PM Modi

The BJP’s star campaigner who have been delivering abusive and hate speeches against Muslims in his election speeches, further said that the opposition parties must take tuition from Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath to learn “where to run bulldozers.”

“Grow a spine or resign,” democratic rights groups protest ECI’s inaction against hate speech and misconduct

In an effort to hold the ECI responsible for its lack of action against breaking the MCC and the law during the Lok Sabha elections, a number of democratic rights organisations launched a joint campaign.

‘Cannot micromanage EC,’ responds Delhi HC to plea seeking FIR against PM Modi’s anti-Muslim hate speeches

The Delhi High Court ruled on Friday that it cannot  micromanage the Election Commission of India (ECI).

UK group releases “Portfolios of Hate” report listing BJP candidates’ hate speeches; PM Modi tops list

The report by the United Kingdom Indian Muslim Council (UK-IMC) primarily examines the candidates from the BJP-led NDA alliance in the current general elections, who are campaigning based on Narendra Modi's ten-year tenure. It highlights that during Modi's first term from 2014 to 2019, the aforementioned candidates were cited in 23 cases of hate speech. Overall, the report mentions 70 such cases.