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Hindus for Human Rights Weekly Digest



WEEKLY DIGEST

PODCAST: Transnational Repression

Ria Chakrabarty, HfHR's Policy Director joins other experts on a deep dives into Hindu nationalism's impact on India's religious minorities in this podcast that talks about the struggle to hold India accountable for transnational repression. Listen to the podcast here


Call and email your representatives about transnational repression in Canada

OP-ED: Gov. Newsom put concerns of caste-privileged communities over civil rights


Read our own Raju Rajagopal's op-ed where he draws parallels between Sen. Strom Thurmond's 1960s civil rights opposition and Governor Gavin Newsom's recent veto of SB403, a bill addressing caste discrimination in California. Despite broad support, Newsom vetoed the bill, reigniting debates on discrimination and legislative protection. Full Op-ed here AND Read HfHR's statement condemning Governor Newsom's veto of SB403. Full Statement here

RAIDS ON JOURNALISTS AND THEIR HOMES


We condemn the actions of India's National Investigative Agency and Delhi police against Newsclick and the arrest of Editor-in-Chief Prabir Purkayastha, we are urging the global community to stand against the Modi government's infringements on press freedom and human rights. Read our Full Statement

Support Afghanistan Earthquake Relief Efforts

Our hearts ache for Afghanistan after two damaging earthquakes took place this week. With so many lives lost and injured in a devastating disaster, communities are shattered. They urgently need our compassion and support. Donate:

Israel and Palestine


Our hearts are broken over the hundreds killed and thousands wounded in Israel and Palestine. Rooted in our Hindu teachings, we emphasize the value of 'Ahimsa'—non-violence in action, word, and thought. Witnessing the disregard for these principles in the current conflict deeply saddens us. The heart-wrenching choices in this situation, whether to endure, migrate, or resist, demand our attention and empathy.Read our Full Statement

Call Congress to Stop Fuelling Violence

Jewish Voice for Peace is spearheading a campaign emphasizing the urgent need for the U.S. to de-escalate and prevent further loss of life, rather than escalating the situation by sending more weapons to Israel. Learn more and take actionhere.

Help Us Combat Hindu Nationalist, Anti-Democracy Forces

As the only Hindu organization taking on Hindu nationalism, we need your support!

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