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Gentleman, There’s No Such Thing As Hinduphobia , Death To The Heathen !!!

Gentleman, There’s No Such Thing As Hinduphobia , Death To The Heathen !!!

On both left and right, India and Hindus are castigated for the unequal caste system. The only difference is that sometimes the ‘right’ actually supports it as a means to both racial and class inequality. Here we encounter the first problem. Caste was never based on race. [...]

March 20, 2022 Ranbir Singh Analysis/Insights, Archives, Articles, Hinduphobia, News updates, World Focus 0

Hindutva Defenders Must Check Elitism to Credibly Counter Hinduphobia

Hindutva Defenders Must Check Elitism to Credibly Counter Hinduphobia

There is a well-known observation among Hindu Activists Outside the Sangh that most of the usual performative academic experts on Hindutva haven’t probably heard about. Sita Ram Goel, the tallest of figures in that small but important category of Hindu Activists Outside the Sangh, observed, as early as the 1950s, that the typical reaction of [...]

September 6, 2021 Guest Author Analysis/Insights, Archives, World Focus 0

Video : Uttarakhand HC Declares Ganga, Yamuna Rivers As Living Legal Entities

Video : Uttarakhand HC Declares Ganga, Yamuna Rivers As Living Legal Entities

A division bench of Uttarakhand High Court has declared that rivers Ganga and Yamuna, all their tributaries, streams, every natural water flowing with flow continuously or intermittently of these rivers, as juristic/legal persons/living entities having the status of a legal person with all corresponding rights, duties and liabilities of a living person. This is the [...]

March 20, 2017 HHR Archives, HHR Videos, India 0

How India forgot about Pakistani Hindus

How India forgot about Pakistani Hindus

The minority has been continually oppressed, marginalised, converted or simply eliminated. Which religious group has the least amount of human rights in South Asia? The probable answer, perhaps surprisingly, is a group that few think about or recognise as existing – Pakistani Hindus. The plight of Pakistani Hindus is among the direst of any community [...]

January 14, 2016 Vamadev Shastri Archives, Pakistan 0

Video : Shake the Saudi Sheikhs

Video : Shake the Saudi Sheikhs

“Saudi culture treats women as just one step above pond scum; they are arrested for driving and writing blogs. The country buys sex slaves trafficked from all over the world, including the West, for the harems of millionaire petro-sheikhs. Recently a girl was sentenced t0 200 lashes and six months in jail for the ‘crime’ [...]

September 14, 2015 HHR Archives, India, World Focus 0

Homosexuality and Hinduism: Beware of alien Christian morals

Homosexuality and Hinduism: Beware of alien Christian morals

“[Many Hindus] claim that having a liberal and enlightened attitude towards homosexuality means that we are giving in to Western influence and values. It is always intriguing when we hear uninformed people speak of homosexuality as a form of colonialism. Aren’t they aware of the apparent contradictions? Of all the institutions we have inherited from [...]

April 11, 2015 HHR Analysis/Insights, Archives 0

Religious Freedom: Whose freedom is it?

Religious Freedom: Whose freedom is it?

“The Church claims the right to freedom of religion, by which it means its own right to convert others, and never the other way round (recall its strong condemnation of Ghar Wapsi). Christian evangelical efforts in the world today constitute nothing less than an open declaration of war on other religions. What it forgets is [...]

February 23, 2015 HHR Analysis/Insights 0

Bangladesh : Hindu Nursing Lecturer killed for not following Hijab Policy

Bangladesh : Hindu Nursing Lecturer killed for not following Hijab Policy

Chittagong Nursing Institute lecturer Ms Anjali Debi Chaudhuri was brutally killed by extremist militants. She was targeted by uknown assailants from the Islamic Chattra Shibir, the student wing of Jamat E Islami Bangladesh because she told the nursing students to follow the dress code of the institute and not to wear Hijab & burka. Due [...]

January 12, 2015 HHR Archives, Bangladesh 0

HHR gives presentation at prestigious Shia Islamic Institute

HHR gives presentation at prestigious Shia Islamic Institute

On 27 August 2014, Hindu Human Rights was invited to participate in the three-day workshop entitled “Religion and Human Rights Compatibility, Conflict and Resolution”, at the Al-Mahdi Institute in Birmingham. Established in 1993 as a center for higher learning in Islam, the Al-Mahdi Institute contributes to Muslim religious scholarship and learning, with particular emphasis on [...]

September 5, 2014 Ranbir Singh Archives, HHR Activities/Press releases 0

Homosexuality and Hinduism

Homosexuality and Hinduism

Hindu texts have discussed variations in gender and sexuality for over two millennia. Like the erotic sculptures on ancient Hindu temples at Khajuraho and Konarak, sacred texts in Sanskrit constitute irrefutable evidence that the whole range of sexual behavior was known to ancient Hindus. When Europeans arrived in India, they were shocked by Hinduism, which [...]

December 12, 2013 HHR Analysis/Insights 0
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