Shweta Desai

Shweta Desai

Shweta Desai is an independent journalist based between India and France. She writes on religious extremism, radicalization, terrorism and armed conflicts.

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The ‘Love Jihad’ Conspiracy Theory

The ‘Love Jihad’ Conspiracy Theory

Hindu extremists are spreading beliefs about a “love jihad” – an alleged plan in which hyper-masculine Muslim men seduce gullible Hindu women into converting to Islam. Indian politicians have vowed to fight the “menace”, despite the lack of evidence that the “love jihad” actually exists.

Shweta Desai