India Hate Lab (IHL)

Lessons from India: Addressing Hate Speech During the U.S. Elections

The Dangerous Speech Project and the India Hate Lab have been studying the spread of hateful, inflammatory rhetoric during this year’s elections in the United States and in India. The Indian election, just completed, has taught us quite a bit about such content, and ways to undermine it. On June 26,  join the DSP’s Cathy […]

Oslo Freedom Forum: Unmasking Hate in India

India Hate Lab founder Raqib Hameed Naik will deliver the keynote address on India’s authoritarian descent at the 16th Oslo Freedom Forum on June 4, 2024, in Oslo, Norway. This year’s theme, Reclaim Democracy, will emphasize the pivotal role every individual — speaker and participant alike — plays within the global movement for liberal democracy […]

Hate Speech Events in India— Half-Yearly Report 2023

By Raqib Hameed Naik, Aarushi Srivastava and Abhyudaya Tyagi This report aims to document all verified instances of hate speech events organized by Hindu far-right groups against India’s Muslim minorities in the first half of 2023. While India lacks an official definition of hate speech, we adopt the United Nations framework, which characterizes hate speech […]