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Officials demolish multiple Muslim shrines across Gujarat

Civic officials in far-right Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-ruled Gujarat demolished multiple Muslim shrines across several villages in the state. This spree of demolitions comes just days after a Muslim shrine in Junagadh was demolished overnight. 

Earlier, officials demolished three madrassas, alleging that the structures had been built “illegally”. Throughout India, Muslim places of worship have been targets of inhumane demolition drives as a form of collective punishment. 

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Members of Hindu supremacist groups gathered in support of a now-suspended police official who was caught on camera kicking and punching Muslim worshippers offering prayers in the capital city of Delhi.

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