Hate Crime: Politico-Legal Dimension of Hate Speech in India
Journal of Parliamentary and Constitutional Studies, Forthcoming
18 Pages Posted: 10 Jun 2011
Date Written: June 10, 2011
Hate Speech has been designed as new type of hate crime in those countries where speeches are protected as part of speech and expression liberty but at the same time creating threat to the law and order.
This paper is an exploration of the various issues relating to hate crime and hate speech on one hand and related violence on other. This paper is based on legal discourse on political, social and constitutional context of India.
Keywords: hate speech, hate crime, freedom of speech and expression, liberty of expression, riots, communal riots, law and order
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