New Delhi mob torches and vandalises mosque as sectarian violence in India intensifies

Protests against Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party’s latest law have caused death and destruction in New Delhi.

The Badi Mosque in New Delhi’s northeasterly Ashok Nagar was set alight by vandals who then mounted flags atop its minaret. The Indian tricolour and saffron coloured flag depicting the Hindu god Hanuman, could still be seen the next day, as verified by Bhoom Live.

Violence has been triggered by the controversial Citizenship Amendment Act which discriminates against Muslim asylum seekers. Police have been accused of turning a blind eye as Hindu mobs target Muslims, for the full story click here: https://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2020/03/01/police-stood-muslims-pelted-rocks-delhi-riots/?WT.mc_id=tmg_youtube_offsite_televideo-youtubevideo&utm_source=tmgoff&utm_medium=tmg_youtube&utm_content=offsite_televideo&utm_campaign=tmg_youtube_offsite_televideo-youtubevideo
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