Dr Stanton said he had warned the then-Rwandan president that "if you don't do something to prevent genocide in your country, there is going to be genocide here within five years. That was in 1989. The genocide developed, the hate speech developed, all the early warning signs developed. And as we know, 800,000 Tutsis and other Rwandans were murdered in 1994". "We cannot let that happen in India.
The main question that arises is for how long Muslims in India has to see complete “othering” face discrimination, denied justice and witness Barbarity of Hindutva Terror? The role of the state since independence has been under question whenever it comes to protecting and safeguarding Muslims despite the constitutional provision. No matter who forms the government but state in India has continued to push Muslims to Ghettos and cripple the whole community socially and economically.
We aren’t trapped in one five year election cycle; we are trapped by the system itself that was put in place in 1950, no matter who runs it.
Last week on 21st December, Sanjiv Bhatt, turned 57 in jail. Here in solidarity, we are posting his poem.