mob lynching

This is the first time since 2004 that USCIRF has recommended India as a Country of Particular Concern.
The home minister also informed that the mandatory quarantine period of Wadhwan family ends today and the CBI or ED can take them into custody.
State home minister Anil Deshmukh has warned against giving any communal colour to the incident.
“Today, more than ever, we need to remind ourselves of that unfettering faith the Father of our Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, had in Ahimsa and not just tolerance, but mutual respect," the former president said.
The report with data from 2017, released after a delay of over a year, showed that Uttar Pradesh was the worst when it came to violence against women.
Violence against minorities not conforming to India’s legal protections for these communities, it said.
Police said five persons had been detained for questioning in connection with the incident, but no arrests have been made.
This is after a fresh medical report.
Tabrez Ansari was beaten for hours and forced to chant 'Jai Shri Ram' and 'Jai Hanuman' on June 18. This was all caught on camera.
BJP's Dilip Ghosh claimed this was a ploy by the Trinamool Congress to "settle scores" with the BJP in the state.
Director Adoor Gopalakrishnan's response involved space travel, as suggested by the BJP leader.
A group of 49 eminent personalities, including filmmakers, authors and actors, wrote to PM Modi, expressing concern over the recent instances of mob violence and lynching in the country.
The civil society group hopes the 24x7 line will help prevent lynching and also provide legal assistance to victims of mob attacks.
Reports suggest that while the case against Pehlu Khan will be closed, the cases against his two sons, who survived the lynching, will go on.
Ansari was tied to a pole and beaten mercilessly on suspicion of having stolen a motorbike on 18 June.
Afrajul Khan’s family still hasn’t come to terms with his death, and Saida village remains fearful of what may happen if the BJP gets re-elected.
Lynching serves the same purpose as riots did in the years gone by: to engender a climate of distrust and fear, writes author and senior journalist Ziya Us Salam in a new book.
The incident which took place on 29 December, 2018 came to light when the video of it went viral.
The testimonies reveal how the Yogi Adityanath-led BJP government has lost control of the Hindutva forces it once used to enforce its writ.
The families of the victims have refused to accept the bodies demanding justice.