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Indian Muslim minority targeted during COVID-19 pandemic

NEW DELHI, India, Jun 03 (IPS) - A Muslim call centre operator at a COVID-19 ‘war room’, who once saw himself a COVID-warrior, is now unemployed after being falsely branded by a top politician as a key member of a bed-for-bribe scam. He is a victim of the rise in Islamophobia in India as the country grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic – with scant evidence of condemnation from the authorities, say activists.Read the full story, “Indian Muslim minority targeted during COVID-19 pandemic”, on globalissues.org →

NEW DELHI, India, Jun 03 (IPS) – A Muslim call centre operator at a COVID-19 ‘war room’, who once saw himself a COVID-warrior, is now unemployed after being falsely branded by a top politician as a key member of a bed-for-bribe scam. He is a victim of the rise in Islamophobia in India as the country grapples with the COVID-19 pandemic – with scant evidence of condemnation from the authorities, say activists.Read the full story, “Indian Muslim minority targeted during COVID-19 pandemic”, on globalissues.org →

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