India Hate Lab (IHL)

Freedom House: Ahead of Landmark Elections, India’s Government Silences Dissent

Critics of Prime Minister Modi, the ruling party, or the Hindu nationalist policies that they champion are the prime targets of this censorship apparatus. In the first two months of 2024, the websites and social media accounts and posts that Indian authorities sought to scrub from the internet included Hindutva Watch and India Hate Lab, two websites dedicated to tracking hate crimes and hate speech in India, as well as some affiliated social media accounts.

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