The Delhi Pogroms and the Case of the Disposable Indian Muslim

The Delhi Pogroms and the Case of the Disposable Indian Muslim

They came to the hospital with gunshot wounds, stabbings, acid burns and mutilated genitalia.  Homes and mosques were torched, businesses razed. Those Indian Muslims who resisted had acid thrown at their faces. Others were shot at. The Hindu mobs came in numbers, carried saffron flags, and chanted “Jai Shree Ram” – a battle cry for a…

Muslims Are Being Murdered in India. This is the True Narendra Modi

Muslims Are Being Murdered in India. This is the True Narendra Modi

On 9 to 10 November 1938 the German government encouraged its supporters to burn down synagogues and smash up Jewish homes, shops, businesses, schools. At least 91 Jews – and probably many more – were killed by Nazi supporters egged on by Joseph Goebbels, the minister for public enlightenment and propaganda, in what became known…

Anti-Muslim Pogrom by Hindu Fascists in the Capital of the World’s Biggest Democracy

Anti-Muslim Pogrom by Hindu Fascists in the Capital of the World’s Biggest Democracy

The Delhi violence is not abrupt but is the result of the violence we have accumulated in our hearts over the years fueled by religious extremism, government, agenda, misinformation, fragile egos and superiority and devoid of humanity and decency. *** The death toll has risen to 27 and might still grow, an earshot away from…

The Jawaharlal Nehru University Attack Shows Just How Fascist the ‘Modi Mob’ Is

The Jawaharlal Nehru University Attack Shows Just How Fascist the ‘Modi Mob’ Is

A mob of masked thugs broke into India’s premier Jawaharlal Nehru University Sunday night and beat dozens of students who were protesting against their country’s contentious “Citizenship (Amendment) Act”, after which the victims accused the perpetrators of being allied with the ruling BJP and opposition leader Rahul Gandhi claimed that his country is now under…

India Sends a Signal to Muslims: You Are No Longer Welcome

India Sends a Signal to Muslims: You Are No Longer Welcome

If there was any doubt over the intentions of the right-wing Hindu government in India, the events of the past week have laid these firmly to rest. Last week, India’s parliament passed a law that categorically excludes Muslim immigrants and refugees living in India from obtaining citizenship.  A ‘new’ India The Citizen Amendment Act (CAA)…