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Chronology Of Lynchings And Killings Of Muslims In India Since September 2015

Wednesday 5 July 2017, by siawi3

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Chronology Of Lynchings And Killings Of Muslims In India Since September 2015

June 27, 2017

Photo: Mohammad Akhlaq who was killed in mob lynching, was a farm worker.

Following is the list of incidents of lynching and killings involving Muslims since September 2015.

1.28 Sept 2015: Mohammad Akhlaq, 45 years, lynched in Dadri, Uttar Pradesh

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-344093542.

9 Oct 2015 Zahid Rasool Bhatt, 16 years, died in a bomb attack on
his truck in Udhampur, Jammu and Kashmir

http://www.firstpost.com/india/kashmir-truck-attack-victim-targetted-over-beef-dies-violence-erupts-in-kashmir-2473034.html

3.17 March 2016, suspected “cattle traders” Mohd. Majloom 35 years and
Inayatullah Khan, 12 years hanged in Latehar, Jharkhand

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/jharkhand-latehar-district-muslim-cattle-traders-hanged-five-arrested-section-144/4.

20 Feb. 2016. Muslim cops thrashed and forced to chant `Jai Bhawani’ in Latur, Maharashtra

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/maharashtra-beaten-forced-to-wave-saffron-cop-says-his-force-let-him-down/
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I1J6EKD1ys8

5. 26 July 2016 two Muslim women beaten up in a train in Madhya
Pradesh for allegedly carrying beaf.

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-news-india/muslim-women-beaten-up-in-madhya-pradesh-over-beef-rumours/

Photo: Majloom’s father; the tree from which they were hanged

6. 30 April 2017: Suspected cattle traders Abu Hanifa 23 years and Riazuddin Ali 24 years, killed for allegedly stealing cattle in Assam

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/mob-lynches-two-suspected-cow-thieves-in-assam/story-G6JwanYThBCAT7FfKPZyHM.html

7.1 April 2017: Pehlu Khan 55 years, died of injuries after being
attacked in Alwar, Rajasthan

https://scroll.in/article/833800/he-said-he-was-hindu-they-let-him-go-how-one-man-escaped-an-attack-by-cow-vigilantes-in-alwar

8. 2 May 2017: Ghulam Mohammad 62 years killed for allegedly “helping” an inter-faith couple in Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/an-elopement-a-murder-shadow-of-hindu-vahini-rattles-up-village-4639818/

9. May 2017: assault on Muslim youths in Bhind, Madhya Pradesh.

http://www.jansatta.com/national/muslim-youths-thrashed-by-goons-for-allegedly-desecrating-a-temple-idol-in-bhind-mp/328292/

10. 11 May 2017 Munna Ansari 39 years, attacked in Jharkhand on “child
lifter” rumour
http://epaperbeta.timesofindia.com/Article.aspx?eid=31808&articlexml=Fresh-case-of-mob-assault-in-Jharkhand-on-23052017009037

11. 12 May 2017 Sheikh Sajju (25 years), Sheikh Siraj (26 years), Naim
(35 years) and Sheikh Halim (28 years), lynched in Rajnagar (Jharkhand) over kidnapping rumours.

Photo: Ghulam Mohammad’s wife (centre) who was beaten to death in a Bulandshahr village.

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/lynched-by-mob-in-jharkhand-over-kidnap-rumours-4664595/

12. 13 May 2017 Gautam Verma (27 years), his brother Vikas Verma (25
years ), and their friend Gangesh Gupta were beaten to death in front
of their 80-year-old grandmother in Jamshedpur (Jharkhand) over
kidnapping rumours.

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/lynched-by-mob-in-jharkhand-over-kidnap-rumours-4664595/

13. 26 May 2017: Two meat traders thrashed in malegaon, Maharashtra for allegedly storing beef.

http://www.dnaindia.com/india/report-malegaon-3-traders-beaten-up-for-possessing-beef-7-arrested-2454904

14. June 6, 2017. Muslim man Ainul Ansari, 35 year, attacked in
Dhanbad, Jharkand on suspicion he was taking beef to an Iftaar.

https://thewire.in/144939/jharkhand-mob-beef-violence/

Photo: Zafar Khan, 44, killed by the civic offial in Rajasthan’s Pratapgarh

15.12 June 2017 Tamil Nadu animal husbandry dept officials
transporting cattle in trucks attacked in Barmer, Rajasthan.

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/mob-in-barmer-assaults-tamil-nadu-officials-transporting-cattle-tries-to-torch-truck-4701148/

16. 16 June 2017 Zafar Husain, 44 years, lynched in Pratapgarh Rajasthan for trying to protect women.”

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/rajasthan-pratapgarh-man-zafar-hussain-dies-after-fight-with-officials-taking-photos-of-women-defecating-in-open-4707972/

17. 22 June 2017 1 chased, stabbed, beaten and lynched (19 year old
Junaid), 3 chased, severely stabbed, assaulted and injured by a mob in
a train on the eve of Eid for nothing other than merely being Muslims, in Ballabhgarh, Haryana.

https://scroll.in/latest/841525/ballabgarh-fight-not-over-beef-rumours-but-argument-over-train-seats-says-cousin-of-man-who-died