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What Happened in Delhi Was a Pogrom

posted on March 3, 2020

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.

Read at The Atlantic