India’s War on Muslims Continues to Escalate in Plain Sight – By CJ Werleman
…. what is at play here is an orchestrated attempt by the Indian Government to cover-up and silence Muslims and others who speak out against the ever-increasing hate crimes committed by pro-Government Hindu nationalists against Muslims and other religious minorities in India – thus representing yet another dangerous turn in the road for the fate of the world’s largest democracy.
Not only is the Indian Government pressurising Twitter to ban journalists and human rights activists who report anti-Muslim hate crimes, but Hindu nationalist organisations are also threatening the company with violence….
Under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rule, imams are being criminalised and arrested on bogus charges; mosques are being attacked all over the country; and Islamophobic conspiracies have become the basis for new laws discriminating against Muslims. Interfaith marriages are being banned; Muslim deaths in custody are on the rise; and lynching attacks are occurring with greater frequency and ferocity….