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Hinduphobia

Can There Ever Be an Apolitical Conversation About Hinduism?

Murali Balaji | Posted 07.24.2014 | Religion
Murali Balaji

Based on my conversations with folks at IAMCR and even back in the United States, progress is being made to help "de-politicize" Hinduism. It will eventually mean Hindus - no matter how they self-define or self-identify - can start to more boldly be part of the public sphere without politicized or attacked for doing so.

Nose Deep in Their Own... Prejudice: Hinduism and The New York Times' Sewage Problem

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 07.21.2014 | Religion
Vamsee Juluri

What might have been an excellent piece of reporting on an important public-health concern in India has turned out instead to be one of the most absurd, far-fetched, and ugly pieces of Hinduphobic racism in journalism ever.

India v. Hinduphobia: What Narendra Modi's Election as Prime Minister Really Means

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 07.16.2014 | Religion
Vamsee Juluri

Narendra Modi's victory needs to be understood beyond the two commonly heard positions we have heard these past few months leading up to the election.

Anti-Defamation League Survey Shows the Complex Nature of Bias

Murali Balaji | Posted 07.14.2014 | Religion
Murali Balaji

Anti-Semitism can be nuanced, subtle and often unintentional. Likewise, Hinduphobia doesn't have to be openly hateful in order to have an impact.

Ganesha's Sweet Tooth, 'Abused Goddesses' and Those Myths About Hindu Violence

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 11.10.2013 | Religion
Vamsee Juluri

the "Abused Goddess" campaign would do well to distinguish its good intentions of restoring respect for women from the tendency to be co-opted as another piece of malicious anti-Hindu propaganda.