Dr Gregroy Stanton, the President of Genocide Watch has warned that something similar to the inhumane Rwandan genocide could happen in India if stern action isn’t taken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi led Indian government.
“A gathering of saffron-robed Hindu monks held last month at the north Indian Hardiwar city was exactly aimed at inciting the genocide of Muslims,” said Dr Gregory Stanton, President of Genocide Watch at a Congressional Briefing organized in Washington, D.C., on January 12, Wednesday.
“As the leader of India, he has an obligation to denounce this genocidal speech… Yet, Narendra Modi has not spoken against it,” he said.
Professor in Genocide Studies and Prevention at George Mason University in the US. He is world-renowned for his work in the area of genocide studies. He is the founder and president of Genocide Watch, the founder and director of the Cambodian Genocide Project and the Chair of the Alliance Against Genocide. From 2007 to 2009 he was the President of the International Association of Genocide Scholars.
While discussing Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Islamophobic policies, Amnesty International USA, Genocide Watch, and 17 other human rights organisations in the USA expressed concern at the plight of Muslims in India during the Congressional Briefing.
Experts present at the meeting spoke about how the country is likely to witness mass violence and massacres of Muslims if the situation worsens.