From Indian Cities to Boston, Protests to Condemn Lynching Of Tabrez Continue
The lynching of 24-year-old Tabrez Ansari in Jharkhand has stirred a series of protests across India, including Jharkhand, West Bengal, and Delhi. So have hate crimes, as three more incidents were reported from major cities of India—Kolkata, Mumbai and Delhi.
A Muslim cab driver in the national capital was allegedly forced to chant ‘Jai Sri Ram’. In Mumbai, a similar incident took place, where Faisal Usman an Uber driver was thrashed and allegedly forced to chant ‘Jai Sri Ram’.…
The incidents evoked criticism from all quarters. Understanding the need for creating pressure on both the state and Central government, a series of protests, public meetings were organised in many cities. United Against Hate, a movement against hate crime, spearheaded protest rallies in more than 70 cities, some other big and small organisations also came together in other districts to protest against Tabrez’s lynching and other hate crimes.
- Mob lynching of Tabrez Ansari sparks nationwide protests (Jun 26, 2019, Milli Gazette)
- Nationwide protests against brutal mob lynching of Jharkhand youth Tabrez Ansari (Jun 26, 2019, Sabrang India)
- ‘Hindutva Unsafe for Hindus Too’: Protesters On Jharkhand Lynching (Jun 28, 2019, The Quint)
- Adivasis In Jharkhand Protest Police Inaction Against Lynching (Jun 25, 2019, Sabrang India)