India Hate Lab (IHL)

The Quint: Why The India Hate Lab Report Should Worry Us

A total of 668 hate speech events were recorded in 2023. This is what the latest India Hate Lab report 2023 has put forth as it reveals alarming trends and damning revelations when it comes to the rapid rise of hate speech events in India and its consequences.

In an election year that India finds itself in, it becomes crucial to see the simultaneous rise in hate speech and why it continues to persist and flourish.

“The 2024 elections will mark a critical year for hate speech in India. We do not expect to see a decline in hate speech events in the near future,” reads the report.

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