India Hate Lab (IHL)

The Wire: 80% of Anti-Muslim Hate Speech in 2023 Was Delivered in BJP-Ruled States: Report

A third of such hate speech gatherings – 33% – explicitly called for violence against Muslims and 12% had a call to arms, the Hindutva Watch's report found.

New Delhi: The first six months of 2023 alone have seen over 250 documented gatherings which saw anti-Muslim hate speech, most of which were delivered in states ruled by the Bharatiya Janata Party and nearly 70% of which were reported in states with legislative elections either in 2023 or 2024, a study has found.

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