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Human Rights Groups Condemn Defamation Suit Filed by Hindu American Foundation Against Six Individuals

Several human rights organizations from the U.S., U.K. and Europe have issued a letter condemning the defamation suit filed by Hindu American Foundation (HAF) against professor Audrey Truschke, journalist Raqib Naik and four executives from U.S.-based civil and human rights groups. The defendants claim the HAF lawsuit is Strategic Lawsuit Against Public Participation (SLAPP) suit….

“This aggressive lawsuit, filed against these individuals, is an attempt to curtail free speech and free expression exercised by a reputed media house and its readers,” read the letter. “….We, the undersigned organizations, will continue our unstinting support of the individuals and organizations being subjected to this harassment.”…

Rasheed Ahmed, executive director of the Indian American Muslim Council told American Kahani that he was “surprised” his comments and “those by his coalition partners about hate groups were taken so personally by HAF.” He added that his attorneys say “this is a frivolous lawsuit, appears to be Bajrang Dal type bullying tactics.”…

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