A Framework for Countering Mobilised Violence

Reports by Vidhi Karnataka ยท December 5, 2018
Author(s): Divij Joshi

The Takshashashila Institution and the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy, Karnataka, have jointly prepared a report on how to reform the legal framework for countering mobilised violence. The report analyses the economic costs of collective violence, assesses the current legal framework and suggests reforms to the current approaches towards mobilised violence, including creating a framework for liability of organisations and their leadership; reforming hate speech provisions under the Indian Penal Code and addressing institutional deficiencies in tackling mobilised violence.

Download the full report here.

About Divij Joshi:

Divij Joshi is a Research Fellow at Vidhi, Bengaluru. He graduated from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, in 2016, and subsequently worked in the disputes resolution team of AZB & Partners in Mumbai. He has also worked as an independent consultant and researcher with civil society organizations, and regularly writes on topics of intellectual property rights and the information society. His areas of interest include access to knowledge, innovation and law and technology.