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Muslim man forced to eat pork

No beef ban in Assam, but Muslim man forced to eat pork for allegedly selling beef Join CJP's campaign for #HateFreeElections

Two videos of an elderly man being forced to consume meat have gone viral on social media in Assam. The videos show 68 year old Shawkat Ali, a beef seller, being physically assaulted with sticks and iron rods, and then forced to eat pork. The timing of the video is also crucial given how elections…

Murder and Lynching, India’s New Normal

By Teesta Setalvad Yesterday (October 13), as I sat down to write this column, my colleague alerted me with this news: Harassed Muslim fodder seller sets himself ablaze in Punjab. The news bulletin on Times of India was from Bhatinda. A Muslim man, who had been selling fodder outside a cow shelter, set himself on fire on…

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