Concerns over Modi’s coronavirus crackdown – Channel 4 News



20 May 2020

India’s lockdown, covering 1.6 billion people, has been extended until the end of May. But for the country’s Muslim minority there’s perhaps been an even greater impact.

India’s lockdown, covering 1.6 billion people, has been extended until the end of May. But for the country’s Muslim minority there’s perhaps been an even greater impact.

Since taking power, the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi brought in a citizenship law that favours non-Muslims  – and has been accused of turning a blind eye to violence against India’s nearly 200 million Muslims.

After coronavirus broke out, threats and attacks against Muslims exploded again.



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