US State Department Report: Extremist Hindu Groups Attacking Minorities in India

Washington: Mob attacks by violent extremist Hindu groups against minority communities, particularly Muslims, continued in India in 2018, amid rumours that victims had traded or killed cows for beef, an official US report said on Friday. The state department, in its annual 2019 International Religious Freedom Report, also alleged that senior officials of the ruling BJP made inflammatory speeches against minority communities. …

United Against Hate: Civil rights groups showcase their resolve to counter hate mongering and demand accountability

Civil rights groups showcase their resolve to counter hate mongering and demand accountability March 18, 2019 Janpatr On Monday 18th March, several civil and human rights organizations came together to organize a day long convention in Delhi’s Constitution Club. The programme titled ‘Steps Towards Hope’ was aimed to take stock of the last four and a half years of the …

Investigative Report: Truth of Kasganj – Sham police probe

Investigative Report: Truth of Kasganj – Sham police probe: Protects Hindus, Frames Muslims   Kasganj Report : Full English (Final) by IAMC on Scribd EXECUTIVE SUMMARY On January 26, 2018, communal violence broke out in Kasganj town of Uttar Pradesh during Republic Day celebrations. The police claimed that the violence began after a group of Muslims allegedly prevented a motorcycle …

MINORITY RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN INDIA

The worsening situation in India with respect to violations of human rights and religious freedom has alarmed Indians and people of conscience across the world. The three year anniversary of the NDA government in India marks a grim milestone in India’s seemingly relentless drift away from secularism and pluralism. It is in this context that various civil society organizations that …

MINORITY RIGHTS VIOLATIONS IN INDIA

The worsening situation in India with respect to violations of human rights and religious freedom has alarmed Indians and people of conscience across the world. The three year anniversary of the NDA government in India marks a grim milestone in India’s seemingly relentless drift away from secularism and pluralism. It is in this context that various civil society organizations that …

27th Session of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review, United Nations Human Rights Council, April-May 2017

Joint Stakeholder Report submitted by The Advocates for Human Rights, an NGO in special consultative status, in collaboration with the Indian American Muslim Council Jamia Teachers Solidarity Association The Quill Foundation Founded in 1983, The Advocates for Human Rights (The Advocates) is a volunteer-based non-governmental organization committed to the impartial promotion and protection of international human rights standards and the …

27th Session of the Working Group on the Universal Periodic Review, United Nations Human Rights Council, April-May 2017

Joint Stakeholder Report submitted by The Advocates for Human Rights, an NGO in special consultative status, in collaboration with the Indian American Muslim Council Jamia Teachers Solidarity Association The Quill Foundation Founded in 1983, The Advocates for Human Rights (The Advocates) is a volunteer-based non-governmental organization committed to the impartial promotion and protection of international human rights standards and the …