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Minority Persecution

Dhalpur Eviction Horror: Report Says They Were Not Illegal Migrants

Jan 07, 2022 Asad Ashraf

A report released by the Centre for Minority Studies, Research and Development in Assam rebuts the Chief Minister and government's position on Dhalpur evictions that left 43 people and 14 police officers injured.

Communal Slogans In Delhi: Minorities Commission Asks Police Chief What Action Was Taken

Aug 10, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The move comes following outrage after videos of incendiary slogans that were allegedly raised at an event organised by Supreme Court lawyer and former Delhi BJP spokesperson Ashwini Upadhyay went viral on social media.


India Summons Pakistan’s Charge D’affaires Over Attack On Hindu Temple In Punjab

India expressed its concern over the treatment of Hindu and Sikh minorities and their places of worship and asked Pakistan to ensure the safety and security of its minority communities.

Ghaziabad Incident: UP Police Book Twitter, Journalists For Circulating Video

Jun 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

A complaint lodged by a local policeman alleged that a video shared by them, of an elderly Muslim man narrating his ordeal after he was allegedly attacked by some people in Ghaziabad, was intended to provoke communal unrest.


China Denies Coercive Birth Control Policies In Xinjiang Amid Religious Persecution Concerns

China has continued to deflect rising international criticism over its policies in Xinjiang, particularly over alleged forced labour and the detention of more than 1 million Uighurs, Kazakhs and others

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11 January, 2021

British Hindus Urge Boris Johnson To Call Out Pakistan Over Minority Persecution

Outlook Web Bureau

The mass murder, genocide and persecution of minorities in Pakistan must be stopped, the letter notes, urging UK to issue an inquiry


22 July, 2020

Cops Beat, Shave Dalit Man's Head After Complaint By MLA In Andhra Pradesh

PTI

Leader of the Opposition N Chandrababu Naidu denounced the police action and alleged that atrocities on Dalits have increased under Jagan Mohan Reddy's rule.


16 December, 2019

Politics Vs Sports: China Plays Hardball, State Broadcaster Pulls Arsenal Match After Mesut Ozil's Uighur Comment

Agencies

Mesut Ozil, a German of Turkish origin, condemned China's crackdown on Uighur minorities in the western region in a tweet on Friday, while criticizing Muslim countries for failing to speak up against abuses


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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