Hindu extremists, police search Muslim homes over suspicions of cooking beef
In Punjab, Hindu extremists joined police in barging into two Muslim-owned homes and searching them over suspicions of the families cooking beef. A video of the incident shows the Muslim residents looking terrified as they’re interrogated by the intruders. One man, in tears, was forced to hold his ears as a form of humiliation.
Hindu extremists destroy Muslim shrine with sledgehammers in Uttarakhand
In Uttarakhand state, a group of Hindu extremists filmed themselves demolishing a Muslim shrine with sledgehammers. The video reveals that the destruction happened in broad daylight, and the extremists made no attempt to hide their activity.
Cow vigilantes tracked murder victims for a week before brutal lynching
Police have reported that the victims of a horrific mob lynching in February, Junaid and Nasir, were tracked for a week by Hindu militant cow vigilantes before they were brutally murdered and set on fire in a car.
The Hindu militants had formed two groups and set up a barrier to intercept Junaid and Nasir at the border of Rajasthan and Haryana, suggesting that the militants had deliberately placed a trap for the victims while knowing their route in advance.
Hate speeches using castesist slurs, anti-Muslim propaganda made in Uttar Pradesh
In Uttar Pradesh, videos of Hindu extremist leaders making hate speeches continue to circulate. One leader of the Hindu supremacist group Rashtriya Bajrang Dal made an anti-Muslim hate speech in Agra city. In Rampura, at an event organized by the Hindu militant group Vishwa Hindu Parishad, extremist monk Acharya Tejasvi made a speech demonizing Muslims and Christians, using casteist slurs, and calling for violence.