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Scroll: India saw 255 anti-Muslim hate speech events in 2023, most in BJP-ruled states, says research group

At least 70% incidents of hate speech gatherings took place in states scheduled for legislative elections in 2023 and 2024, said Hindutva Watch.

India witnessed 255 cases of hate speech against Muslims in gatherings in the first half of 2023, said a report by Hindutva Watch released on Monday.

Nearly 80% of these hate speech events took place in states and Union Territories governed by the Bharatiya Janata Party, said the Washington DC-based research group that monitors attacks on members of minority communities by Hindutva outfits.

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