India Hate Lab (IHL)

The Cognate: Rising Tide Of Anti-Muslim Hate Speech In India Linked To Election Seasons, Reveals Report

A recent report by Hindutva Watch, a Washington-based organization dedicated to monitoring attacks on minority groups, has unveiled alarming statistics regarding the prevalence of anti-Muslim hate speech incidents in India during the first half of 2023. The report, which highlights a concerning trend, reveals that such incidents occurred at an average rate of more than one per day during this period, with a noticeable concentration in states preparing for upcoming elections.

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