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Title: Fighting Extremism – The Legal Propositions
Other Titles: Indian Journal of Law and Justice, Vol. 11 No. 1 (Part II), March 2020, p 167 - 182
Authors: Goswami, Gauri
Boruah, Isheta
Keywords: Kashmir
united nations
Charlie Hebdo
Boko Haram
White Genocide
Issue Date: Mar-2020
Publisher: University of North Bengal
Abstract: Law as an essential function of the state regulates social interests and arbitrates conflicting claims and demands security of person and property that can be achieved through instrumentality of law. In recent years, there has been an outcry of atrocities caused by various extremist groups like Boko-Haram of Nigeria where its imminent and consistent message of their intolerance in terms of religion, culture, social- has had many drastic changes in many regions of the world. The Islamic Extremism in India focused primarily on the conflict of Kashmir where India has the second largest Muslim population in the world. Even the religious extremism faced by India where the left wings (Naxalites and Maoists) are considered as the single biggest internal security threat have the low level insurgency in India’s south central regions since 1967.In 2015 Paris, 12 people were killed in the terrorist attack in the office of Charlie Hebdo a French satirical magazine that published controversial Muhammad cartoons. Even in New Zealand the Christchurch mosque shooting are the two consecutive terrorist shooting attacks because of the ‘Great Replacement’ and White Genocide conspiracy theories.
ISSN: 0976-3570
Appears in Collections:Vol.11 No. 1 Part 2 (March 2020)

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