Amnesty International declares Modi Sarkar responsible for rising Hindu extremism in India
NEW DELHI: Amnesty International declares in its annual report that Modi Sarkar is responsible for rising Hindu Extremism in the country and supporting a climate of intolerance.
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Amnesty International claimed that India has failed to prevent incidents of religious violence and usually it raises tensions by its inflammatory speeches against Muslims and minorities.
Amnesty International stated that under Modi administration arbitrary arrests, caste-based discrimination, extrajudicial killings and attacks on freedom of expression by Hindu extremists raised.
The report said “Over 3,200 people were being held in January under administrative detention on executive orders without charge or trial and state authorities used ‘anti-terror’ laws to legally hold activists and protesters in custody.”
The report claimed that the arrest of student leader on sedition charges is an evidence of government’s intolerance.
The prisons are badly overcrowded and police torture and abuse detainees during interrogation.
According to the report, 322,000 crimes against women including 37,000 rape cases were reported in 2014.
The report said that 47,000 crimes against scheduled caste members and 11,000 cases against members of scheduled tribes were reported in 2014.
Amnesty International criticized the Indian government for human rights violation and claimed that the government is trying to impose their brand of hyper-nationalism.