Monday, April 29, 2013

Cashing in on prejudice: Police torture of Muslims in UP

Muslims are therefore denied the right to be treated equally and the rights to have equal protection before the law. One of the most gruesome human rights violations the Muslims face from governmental bodies is the widespread use of torture by the police. The police torture of Muslims in Uttar Pradesh, therefore, needs to be highlighted and discussed.

There are two main developments of modern history that have led to the growing marginalization as well as legislative and social discrimination of the Muslim community. These historical events are the partition of India in 1947 and the 9/11 attack in 2001.

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