India Hate Lab (IHL)

National Herald: No country for non-Hindus, certainly not with elections ahead

Conspiracy theories like love jihad and land jihad, along with anti-Muslim hate events in BJP-run states, hint at a calculated move by Hindu far-right groups to incite violence for electoral gain

Hate speech has consequences. It can disrupt daily life, destabilise and displace communities, wreck homes, and ignite deadly riots and pogroms against marginalised groups. Throughout the first half of 2023, India witnessed several instances where hate speech events, coupled with hate crimes, exacerbated the insecurity of its religious minorities.

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