Blamed For Coronavirus Outbreak, Muslims In India Come Under Attack
This article and podcast discusses the abuse and violence experienced by Muslims in India amidst the COVID-19 pandemic due to many Hindus blaming this religious minority for the virus. The article provides examples of discrimination and violence and includes a link to a video documenting an instance violence. The article features the response of both Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Hindu nationalist government of India to the pandemic. The Tablighi Jamaat missionary group is also featured in the article.
WMU ScholarWorks Citation
Frayer, Lauren, "Blamed For Coronavirus Outbreak, Muslims In India Come Under Attack" (2020). Pandemic Response and Religion in the USA: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender. 31.