Cricket World Cup

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India Hosts 2023 Cricket World Cup, Hate Violence Against International Fans Raises Concern

In the past few days, amid the 2023 World Cup, hosted by India, several cases of robbery and harassment by Indians fans, came to watch cricket. This is not the first time, India hosted world cup. In 2011, not a single case of violence was reported, but the situation changed, leading to security concerns of international people, especially from Bangladesh, as people are endorsing such hate violence. 

Sat, 21 Oct 2023 - 04:41 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Cricket World Cup, hate speech, violence, Bangladesh(32), Narendra Modi Stadium

Courtesy: Twitter

Azam Khan

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MP MLA Court Acquits SP Leader Azam Khan In Hate Speech

In a major relief for the Samajwadi Party, the MP-MLA Court Session acquitted leader Azam Khan in the 2019 Defamation Case. Notably, a Uttar Pradesh court convicted Khan for his hate speech during a public rally. The judgement reversing the order of the lower court, was a major victory for the SP in the BJP-led Uttar Pradesh Government. Khan, the then SP MLA from the Rampur Sadar seat was convicted.

Wed, 24 May 2023 - 04:33 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Samajwadi Party, Azam Khan, MLA, MLA MP Session Court, hate speech


Supreme Court

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SC Asks States, UTs To File Suo Moto In Hate Speech Cases

In a cour hearing, the Supreme Court, asked the states and UTs to register a suo-moto case against hate speech, irrespective of religion. On April 28, the Top Court extended its application of October 22, in which the court directed Uttar Pradesh, Delhi and Uttarakhand Police to file suo-moto case against hate speeches. The orders has been extended to other states and UTs as well, confirmed sources.

Fri, 28 Apr 2023 - 04:57 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Suo-moto case, Supreme Court, Indian States And UTs, hate speech

Courtesy: Live Law

Kannada actor Chetan

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OCI Card Of Kannada Actor Chetan Kumar Cancelled By MHA

In a breaking news, the FRRO cancelled the Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) card of Kannada actor Chetan Kumar. Getting into the details, jis card cancellation came after his "Hindutva" remark. "The Union Ministry of Home Affairs issued an order after a tweet of the actor being critical about Hinduism and BJP Government went viral on the micro blogging site. Notably, the actor has been arrested twice for his tweets

Sat, 15 Apr 2023 - 08:01 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: OCI Card, Chetan Kumar, Kannada Actor, hate speech, Tweets

Courtesy: The Hindu


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German Court Fines Twitter For Violation, Hate Speech Comments

Twitter after the take over is making headlines constantly, for all the wrong reasons, including several lawsuits and cases. In one such matter, the German Court fined the micro-blogging site for all the hate speech cases. Notably, in a German court, there are over 600 hate speech cases, which are fined.  interestingly, the fine of 50 Million Euros per case is said to be over the net worth of Twitter. 

Tue, 11 Apr 2023 - 07:11 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Elon Musk, Legal Law Suit, Twitter, German Court, hate speech

Courtesy: Zee News India

Imran Khan

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Imran Khan Live Speeches Prohibited In Pakistan After Allegations Of Hate Speech

Pakistan's media watchdog has prohibited all satellite television networks from broadcasting live remarks by former Prime Minister Imran Khan with immediate effect. He was arrested for threatening state institutions and government officials at a rally in Islamabad. On August 20, the Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority stated that despite repeated… read-more

Sun, 21 Aug 2022 - 08:25 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Imran Khan, Pakistan, hate speech, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority, media

Courtesy: Zee News

Supreme Court of India

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SC Orders Govt To Provide Information On State's Anti-Hate Speech Laws

Supreme Court directed the Centre on July 21 to provide it with information on the preventative, corrective, and remedial actions taken by state governments thus far in accordance with its previous hate speech judgments within six weeks. A bench of Justices directed the Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs to collect the material into a pamphlet. SC was considering appeals against claimed hate speech directed at a certain population.

Fri, 22 Jul 2022 - 07:53 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Supreme Court of India, hate speech, Centre, Government, Report

Courtesy: DNA INDIA

Mohmmad Zubair

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Alt News Co-Founder Mohammad Zubair Granted Bail In 2018 Tweet Case

Alt News co-founder Mohammad Zubair has been granted bail by a Delhi court, on July 15. Zubair was granted bail upon furnishing personal bond and surety of Rs 50,000. Zubair was arrested on June 27, over a Tweet he made in 2018, which sparked sudden controversy. The court whole granted bail, observed that "Hindi religion is one of the oldest religions and most tolerant". 

Fri, 15 Jul 2022 - 03:56 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Mohammad Zubair, 2018 Tweet Case, Alt News, Delhi, hate speech

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

PC George

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PC George Granted Bail In Hate Speech Case By Kerala HC

Former MLA PC George who was arrested over alleged hate speech and sent to judicial remand on May 26, has been granted bail by Kerala High Court, on May 27. Reportedly, the bail was granted considering his health issues and his status as former MLA. The bail however, has been granted on strict conditions, and George has been directed to fully adhere to the probe.

Fri, 27 May 2022 - 08:20 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: PC George, Kerala, Kerala HC, hate speech, Ernakulam

Courtesy: Onmanorama

PC George

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Ex MLA PC George Arrested Over Alleged Hate Speech: Kerala

Former MLA PC George has been arrested by Kerala police in an alleged hate speech case, on May 26. Following the arrest, he was shifted from Kochi to Trivandrum, and will be produced before a court. The arrest has come after George's alleged hate speech against Muslims in Anantapuri Hindu Maha Sammelan, on April 30. "I haven't done anything wrong. I have respect for the law," said George.

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 09:30 AM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: hate speech, MUSLIM, Hindu Maha Sammelan, PC George, Kerala

Courtesy: ANI