India Hate Lab (IHL)

Asia Times: Modi riding the politics of hate to reelection

This concern is backed up by human rights organizations like India Hate Lab, which reported almost two anti-Muslim hate speech events per day in India last year, with 255 hate speech incidents occurring in the first half of 2023. The vast majority were in BJP-controlled states, the research shows.

Tellingly, the websites of India Hate Lab and fellow monitoring group Hindutva Watch have recently been blocked in India, after warnings from government officials. Modi’s government appears disinterested in the safety of Muslims and keen to silence publicity around the issue.

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