Donald Trump’s Tweets Are Influencing Anti-Muslim Sentiments: Study (The Wire)

The Wire: Donald Trump’s Tweets Are Influencing Anti-Muslim Sentiments: Study. “Over 27 years, the number of hate crimes, predominantly in the form of vandalism, against Muslims in the US reportedly increased in areas with higher social media usage and with pre-existing hate groups and Republican majorities. A potential driver of these anti-Muslim sentiments: Donald Trump’s Twitter feed.”

Business Standard: Online database of religion-based hate crimes launched

Business Standard: Online database of religion-based hate crimes launched. “An online repository of religious identity-based hate crimes reported in the country [India] was today launched here that seeks to bring ‘greater accountability’ on part of various justice delivery institutions for victims. Christened, Documentation of the Oppressed (DOTO), the website, currently has data pertaining to 489 incidents and 2,670 victims, Vipul Kumar, one of the members of the team that executed the project, said.”

Hindustan Times: Court directs Google India to remove videos on Sikh Gurus

Hindustan Times: Court directs Google India to remove videos on Sikh Gurus. “A Delhi court on Thursday directed the Google India Pvt Ltd to remove within a week certain videos and articles allegedly containing hate speeches and derogatory remarks against Sikh religion and its gurus on YouTube, Facebook and other websites.”