India gets it’s first website documenting hate crimes

Asia Times Desk

New Delhi : A national Database on hate violence- was released today at the Constitution Club at 4.30pm. The database, a first of its kind after the HT tracker was shutdown, is a joint civil society effort and is run by a large network of civil society organizations both at the national and at the grassroot level.

The work on the database had started in late 2017. The incidents recorded on the database are post the year 2014.

The objective of the database is to encourage community based reporting and intervention through a common documentation platform for civil society of marginalised groups: DOTO database.

A platform that addresses both immediate and long-term issues related to the systemic violation of fundamental rights, erosion of constitutional values and the organization and deployment of ‘hate’.

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