India Hate Lab (IHL)

Human Rights Watch: Laws Misused to Crack Down on Peaceful Dissent

The authorities have also blocked access to the website of India Hate Lab, which tracks instances of hate speech.

“India’s efforts to muzzle activist groups just highlight the extent to which the government is violating basic rights,” said Meenakshi Ganguly, deputy Asia director at Human Rights Watch. “Foreign governments concerned with India’s assault on civil society should be speaking out, not waiting for the situation to deteriorate further.”

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