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Al Jazeera – The Listening Post: The rise of hate speech in Modi’s India

07/08/2022

August 06,2022

India is at a dangerous moment. The voices of Hindutva – Hindu supremacy – are ascending, spreading division and hate speech. It has worked its way through the body politic like a slow-acting poison. And the effect on the secular fabric of the Indian republic and the lives of minorities – especially Muslims – has proven toxic, at times deadly.

Contributors: Kanchan Gupta – Senior adviser, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting Manisha Pande – Executive editor, Newslaundry Arvind Rajagopal – Professor of Media Studies, NYU Shahrukh Alam – Advocate and columnist Gregory Stanton – President, Genocide Watch

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