India Hate Lab (IHL)

Newslaundry: 668 hate speech events held in India in 2023, most of them in BJP states

India witnessed 668 documented hate speech events targeting Muslims in 2023, and at least 75 percent of these events were organised in BJP-governed states and UTs, and the national capital, as per a report by watchdog India Hate Lab.

India Hate Lab is a Washington, DC-based research group run by journalists, academicians and researchers. In its own words, its objective is to “document, study, and analyze hate speech, disinformation, and conspiracy theories that target India’s religious minorities, both in the digital realm and in offline spaces”.

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