Ironically, this has brought hindus closer far more effectively than all my efforts over the past nearly 30 years. The conference features mostly india-based sepoys well known for their hatred for hinduism. Interestingly, most of them are not even academicians because they do not have academic posts. It is against this background that the recent eruption between a cabal of academics and the hindu public can be understood.
Given the seriousness of american hinduphobia, washington post must review research data about the prevailing stigmas against hinduism in america, and should also conduct surveys amongst its own readers to gain a better insight into the level of misinformation that exists even amongst well-educated americans. This would enable it to better strategize its own portrayal of hinduism, and to avoid inadvertently fueling more hate crimes similar to the dotbusters. Given the emerging global role of india’s democracy, its developing economic resources, and its war on terrorism, washington post should also consider the negative consequences of its anti-hinduism bias on washington’s law and policymakers. 5) young academic scholars who are not yet on a sepoy-in-training track should get briefed on these various moral and intellectual issues from a variety of perspectives so they can act as independent thinkers.
The american public badly needs to be positively re-educated about minority american religions, but washington post seems to have unintentionally spread hinduphobia. Only a party with power and authority over the system of knowledge production and distribution is capable of censorship. Therefore, no amount of protests from outside the gates of power can be considered as censorship. 5) the branding-labeling of dissenters in pejorative ways serves to discourage readers from delving into the issues, because most people are too busy to be able to invest quality time on such matters. 2) dissenting perspectives are at first discouraged by the established scholars,hindu and if they persist they are simply ignored. This could be either subtly applied, by including the dissenting perspective as a nominal side-show without mainstream coverage, or it could be blatant by organizing a formal boycott.
The supreme court of bangladesh has directed the law enforcement to start suo motu investigation into the attacks. Us ambassador to bangladesh express concern about attack of jamaat on bengali hindu community. The violence included the looting of hindu properties and businesses, the burning of hindu homes, rape of hindu women and desecration and destruction of hindu temples.
Editors select a small number of articles recently published in the journal that they believe will be particularly interesting to authors, or important in this field. The aim is to provide a snapshot of some of the most exciting work published in the various research areas of the journal. The organisation said that it welcomes any academic effort to understand hindutva where the topic is discussed, analysed, debated, examined and adds to the knowledge of the subject. It said that the title of the conference itself calls for violent action, and the imagery suggests uprooting hindus. While we fully appreciate the universities’ commitment to creating a space free from prejudice and discrimination that respects diversity, their apparent sponsorship of this event belies the exact opposite, sowing seeds of bigotry that will intimidate and imperil hindu students and faculty members on their campuses. For instance, lakhs of kashmiri pandits in jammu and kashmir were forced to flee their homes after islamists ran a concerted campaign to evict the hindus from the valley.