CEO of OpIndia ask people to indulge in violence

Rahul Roushan, CEO of right-wing news portal OpIndia had tweeted asking gau rakshaks to “indulge in largescale mindless violence” rather than carrying out “sundry lynchings.” He later deleted the post, which was a reply to a tweet by lawyer and activist Prashant Bhushan. “It is imp to understand why so many young men in Kashmir are becoming militants and willing to die,” Bhushan had tweeted. This person is followed by Narendra Modi

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Number of victims 0 Identity of victim Muslims
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perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Details of the FIR

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Date of incident: February 19, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Hate Speech
  • Threat
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  • Attack against work/ideology/activism of individual or group
  • Name of the victim : Muslim community
    Name of Perpetrator Rahul Roushan
    State Maharashtra
    District/City MumbaiCity
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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