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Sabrang

India’s Religious Minorities

03 Oct 2013
Synopsis

Issues & Concerns

HIGHLIGHTS


•Incidents (Major and Minor) of Mass Targeted Violence that have seen an increase over the past two and a half decades, approximately—Christians are also a target
•Regular and Systematic Attacks from the State in Terms of Round-Ups, Arrests, Intimidation by the Police despite the accused in mass crimes being from majoritarian groups;
•The failure to prosecute the guilty combined by a cynical climate of impunity enjoyed by the political representative, the administrator and the policeman who is in positions of authority and power when these attacks take place
•All these Attacks are Violative of Article 14, 21, 25 of the Constitution of India
••Wings of the state have displayed distinct partisanship, anti-minority bias as is clear from the recent firings at Dhule, Maharashtra 2013 and Gujarat 2002 (14 districts)
•Such targeted violence has made a large section of our population vulnerable and victimized
 

India’s Religious Minorities

Synopsis

Issues & Concerns

HIGHLIGHTS


•Incidents (Major and Minor) of Mass Targeted Violence that have seen an increase over the past two and a half decades, approximately—Christians are also a target
•Regular and Systematic Attacks from the State in Terms of Round-Ups, Arrests, Intimidation by the Police despite the accused in mass crimes being from majoritarian groups;
•The failure to prosecute the guilty combined by a cynical climate of impunity enjoyed by the political representative, the administrator and the policeman who is in positions of authority and power when these attacks take place
•All these Attacks are Violative of Article 14, 21, 25 of the Constitution of India
••Wings of the state have displayed distinct partisanship, anti-minority bias as is clear from the recent firings at Dhule, Maharashtra 2013 and Gujarat 2002 (14 districts)
•Such targeted violence has made a large section of our population vulnerable and victimized
 

In Focus

Theme

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Summer Culture

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Teaching Without Prejudice

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Campaigns

Thursday

25

Jun

Bhubaneswar

Monday

13

Jan

Nationwide

Videos

Women

How Begum Rokeya dared women to dream

Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain, considered to be India's first Bengali Muslim Feminist, challenged the social status quo of her time and ridiculed outmoded gender practices while preaching the relevance of equality, women’s education and freedom. Her feminist utopian story 'Sultana's Dream' attempted to make role reversals showing men as the inferior sex and questioned the violence and discrimination perpetuated through the category of gender, providing a critique of patriarchy and the affect of it on women’s lives. Watch this SabrangIndia exclusive video to get a glimpse of Begum Rokeya's legacy and listen to what her admirers have to say about her.

Women

How Begum Rokeya dared women to dream

Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain, considered to be India's first Bengali Muslim Feminist, challenged the social status quo of her time and ridiculed outmoded gender practices while preaching the relevance of equality, women’s education and freedom. Her feminist utopian story 'Sultana's Dream' attempted to make role reversals showing men as the inferior sex and questioned the violence and discrimination perpetuated through the category of gender, providing a critique of patriarchy and the affect of it on women’s lives. Watch this SabrangIndia exclusive video to get a glimpse of Begum Rokeya's legacy and listen to what her admirers have to say about her.

IN FACT

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Analysis

Delhi HC

Hate Speech and Delhi Pogrom 2020

A spate of provocative speeches, that amount to hate speech in law and should be prosecuted allowed blood letting to spill on the streets of north east Delhi in February-March 2020
hashimpura

Hashimpura Massacre

The Lemmings of Hashimpura
summer

Summer Culture

Our first summer culture bouquet features fiction from Syria and Iraq and poetry and art from Palestine.
khoj

Teaching Without Prejudice

Report of the CABE Committee on 'Regulatory Mechanisms for Textbooks and Parallel Textbooks Taught in Schools Outside the Government System

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