What Happened in Delhi Was a Pogrom

For The Atlantic, Mira Kamdar writes, “The violence unleashed against Muslims in Delhi by armed Hindu mobs during President Donald Trump’s visit to India is a portent and a lesson.” While Trump was in India, more than 200 people were injured and 85 killed, the majority of whom were Muslims. “In all these cases, mobs targeting a single religious group were allowed to run riot, unchecked by police. This is the definition of a pogrom,” Kamdar writes. These riots follow legislation that fuels discrimination against Muslims.

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