India’s Supreme Court warns of ‘mobocracy,’ urges government to pass anti-lynching law after deadly attacks

NEW DELHI — India’s Supreme Court urged the government to pass a new anti-lynching law and to stop the spread of Internet rumors after dozens of people were killed in a string of mob attacks fueled largely by social media. In recent weeks, violent lynchings sparked by rumors of child-kidnapping gangs or organ- harvesting rings have claimed more than two dozen …

Minister In Modi’s Cabinet Garlands Cow Vigilantes Convicted For Lynching A Muslim Trader In Jharkhand

Union Minister Jayant Singh has triggered outrage after he posed in photographs with eight men convicted of lynching a Muslim trader in Jharkhand, and welcomed them at his residence near Hazaribagh. In photographs of the meeting that emerged on Friday, Singh is seen with the convicted men who are wearing garlands. On June 29, last year, a mob of over …

RSS Goons Brutally Assault Three over Allegations of Cow Slaughter in Kerala

By: Abdul Alim Jafri Three men were brutally assaulted in the name of the cow on Thursday by two Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) people in Kottarakkara of Kollam district, Kerala.   Three men were brutally assaulted in the name of the cow on Thursday by two Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) people in Kottarakkara of Kollam district, Kerala. They suffered critical injuries and are …

Pierced with screw drivers, scraped with sickles: How a Muslim trader was lynched in UP

By: ANANYA BHARDWAJ Autopsy report shows Qasim sustained 18 grievous injuries— his ribs were fractured, there were deep cuts on his shoulders, knees and head.  Hapur: Cattle trader Mohammad Qasim, 45, lynched last week in Uttar Pradesh’s Hapur, was assaulted by suspected cow vigilantes for over an hour — his body pierced with screw drivers and skin scraped with sickles. Qasim’s autopsy report, …

Another Video Emerges From Hapur, Shows 65-Year-Old Man Tortured, Abused For Alleged Cow Theft

By: Bobins Abraham Just days after the video of a 45-year-old man was lynched by a mob in Uttar Pradesh’s Hapur, which the police continue to claim was the result of a motorcycle collision, another disturbing video has surfaced online. The video, once again from Hapur, shows a man identified as Samiyuddin, being assaulted and made to confess “cattle smuggling”. …