Calls for the slaughter of Muslims and even the raping of Muslim, Christian and communist women (see http://india.indymedia.org/front.php3?article_id=6725&group=webcast
in which prominant Dalit activist Smita Narula (author of is threatened with rape and murder) have flooding the India Indymedia newswire. The Hindu right-wing has effectively taken over India Indymedia after a concerted effort by its organisers who have exploited its weak structures and poor organisation. The failure of the Indymedia movement to bring India Indymedia into line has made the service a dangerous tool of violent groups whose activities (including the murder of 2,000 Muslims in the recent Gujarat Massacres) are on a par with the Nazis. I know that the messages on India Indymedia are worrying Smita, her family and her colleagues. Her safety is directly threatened by India Indymedia, where fascists are campaigning for her rape.
The Indymedia movement must ensure that the editing process is tightly controlled so it does not become a method of abusing individuals or encouraging hatred of minority groups. India Indymedia must either be helped or closed down or it will become a threat.