Database: Hate crimes against Muslims in India-2020

Hate crimes against Muslims in India have exploded since the BJP led  government came to power in 2014. Around 85% of perpetrators are alleged to have been associated either with the BJP or its sister Hindu organizations. In some cases, law enforcement agencies have been either indifferent or hostile to the victims.

The purpose of this page is to track and document all hate crimes carried out against India’s 200 million Muslims, with the objective of catching all data regarding date, location, motive, victim, perpetrator and subsequent legal action, which will then be later populated into a searchable and analytical database, and then made available as a resource tool for journalists, academics and human rights activists.

Gregory Stanton, who founded the Genocide Watch group, has warned of a possible genocide against Muslims in India.

YEAR 2020

December 29, 2020: Hindutva mob attacked and vandalized a mosque in Dorana, Mandsaur.

December 23, 2020: Gun shots fired at home of Muslim shopkeeper in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh.

December 17, 2020: Muslim many lynched and beaten to death by Hindu mob in Bihar.

December 13, 2020: Pregnant Muslim woman miscarriages after being detained by police in Uttar Pradesh under “Love Jihad” laws.

November 16, 2020: Muslim man lynched and beaten to death by Hindu mob in Uttar Pradesh.

November 12, 2020: Mosque attacked and vandalized by BJP leader and supporters in East Champaran, Bihar.

November 5, 2020: Hindutva mob threaten Muslim shopkeepers with violence in Madhya Pradesh.

November 1, 2020: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister threatens to kill Muslims who marry Hindu women.

September 21, 2020: 10 Muslim teachers were refused their hotel booking in Calcutta for being Muslim.

September 16, 2020: Four Muslim men were viciously assaulted with bricks and clubs by Hindu mob in Maharashtra.

September 12, 2020: Muslim man lynched and stabbed to death by Hindu gang in Jammu City.
September 12, 2020: Muslim teenage gang raped and murdered in Jharkhand.

September 9, 2020: Two Muslim brothers were tortured in custody by Hindu police officers in Kerala.

September 8, 2020: Hindu mob lynched a Muslim man and then cut his arm off with a chainsaw in Panipat, after he had asked for drinking water.

September 8, 2020: Muslim man viciously beaten by Uttar Pradesh Police officers after being accused of “cow slaughter.

September 7, 2020: Muslim cab driver was murdered by Hindu mob in Uttar Pradesh, after being forced to drink alcohol and chant “Jai Shri Ram.

September 4, 2020: Muslim man lynched, tied to tree and murdered by Hindu mob in Uttar Pradesh.

August 31, 2020: An Imam was attacked by a mob of sword wielding Hindu extremists inside a mosque in Karnal.

August 27, 2020: Muslim truck driver attacked by Hindu ‘cow vigilantes’ in Telangana.

August 26, 2020: Indian news anchor says Muslims are launching a “bureaucracy jihad” after several Muslim passed their civil services exam.

August 17, 2020: A Muslim man was attacked by a mob of “cow vigilantes” in Jodhpur, Rajasthan.

August 16, 2020: Ex-BJP mayor accused of luring Muslim girls and them forcibly converting them to Hinduism, before marrying them off to Hindu men.

August 15, 2020: A Muslim man was viciously beaten by a mob of “cow vigilantes” in Reasi District, Jammu and Kashmir.

August 13, 2020: A Muslim doctor was beaten by a local BJP leader in Bihar after criticizing PM Narendra Modi.

August 11, 2020: A Muslim journalist was attacked by a mob while reporting on the harassment of Muslim women by their Hindu neighbors in northeast Delhi.

August 9, 2020: BJP leaders in Assam threaten Muslims with eviction by brandishing weapons and chanting anti-Muslim slogans.

August 7, 2020: Muslim taxi driver viciously beaten by two Hindutva extremists and told to “go back to Pakistan” after refusing to chant, “Jai Shri Ram” in Rajasthan.

August 5, 2020: A mob of Hindu men threatened Muslim women in northeast Delhi, shouting, “Muslims get out, pigs get out.”

August 1, 2020: Muslim bashed with hammer by Hindu extremists in Gurgaon as police watch on as spectators.

July 29, 2020: Two Muslim youngsters were tied to a tree and viciously beaten by a mob of 200 Hindu extremists in Maharashtra’s Jalgaon district.

July 28, 2020: BJP minister says COVID-19 will disappear when Hindu temple is built atop Babri mosque.

July 28, 2020: BJP minister in Uttar Pradesh taunts Muslims by asking them to “sacrifice children, not animals” during Eid.

July 25, 2020: Hindutva thugs attacked and threaten Muslim community in Doula, Uttar Pradesh.

July 24, 2020: Muslim homes in Kashmir “selectively demolished” on instructions of BJP/RSS leaders, according to Gujjar leader.

July 23, 2020: Muslim student arrested in Madhya Pradesh for criticizing members of RSS on Facebook.

July 19, 2020: Modi to visit Ayodhya on 5 August to celebrate planned construction of Hindu temple atop ruins of Babri mosque and “graves of Muslims.”

July 9, 2020: A fake video falsely accusing a Muslim of murdering a Hindu youth goes viral across social media platforms.

July 8, 2020: Muslim student in Assam receives death threats after writing criticisms about PM Modi.

June 18, 2020: A 35-year-old Muslim man named Israr was beaten to death by a mob of 7 Hindus in Uttar Pradesh’s Saharanpur district.

June 14, 2020: Hinduvta vigilantes attack a mosque in sector 11 Dwarka, locayted in the heart of India’s capital New Delhi, after attacking it four months earlier.

June 2, 2020: An 18-year-old youth identified as Mohammed Israel was allegedly attacked for refusing to chant ‘Jai Sri Ram’ at a village under Mehsi police station in East Champaran district of Bihar.

June 1, 2020: Indian doctor gives hate filled speech against Muslims over coronavirus, saying they should “be sent to jungles” and denied medical treatment.

May 17, 2020: A Muslim migrant worker was beaten up by a mob in Kanpur who falsely accused him of spreading COVID-19.

May 16, 2020: Muslim migrant workers denied work in Uttar Pradesh because they are Muslim.

May 13, 2020: A Muslim man in Tripura was beaten and threatened with deportation from the region if he didn’t convert to Hinduism.

May 10, 2020: A mob attacked a Muslim man in Aligarch after falsely accusing him and all Muslims of spreading the coronavirus.

May 10, 2020: A bakery owner in Chennai advertised that his products are not handled by “Muslim staff” to capitalize on anti-Muslim conspiracies regarding COVID-19.

May 10, 2020: Police in Ahmadabad assault pregnant Muslim woman.

May 8, 2020: Muslim villagers allege Uttar Pradesh police harassed them on suspicion of cow slaughter.

May 3, 2020: Patna hospital sent legal notice for refusing to admit Muslim patient.

May 2, 2020: Poster banning entry of Muslim traders in MP’s village surfaces, case filed.

April 27, 2020: Muslim female NGO worker kicked out of her village for being Muslim.

April 26, 2020: A group of 6 men vandalized a mosque and attacked a Muezzin.

April 25, 2020: Muslim watermelon vendor assaulted by mob in Uttar Pradesh after being falsely accused of spreading COVID-19.

April 23, 2020: Doctor arrested in Nagpur after calling for genocide against Muslims.

April 23, 2020: Man Refuses To Accept Grocery From Muslim Delivery Person in Mumbai.

April 13, 2020: Muslim vegetable vendor beaten by mob after refusing to identify himself by his Muslim name.

April 20, 2020: Muslim farmer assaulted in Uttar Pradesh after being falsely accused of spreading COVID-19.

April 18, 2020: BJP MLA says stop buying vegetables from Muslim sellers in Uttar Pradesh.

April 17, 2020: Uttar Pradesh hospital bans admission of Muslim patients without negative COVID-19 test report.

April 17, 2020: Without Proof, Muslim Sanitation Worker Accused of ‘Spitting to Spread COVID-19’ in Bhopal.

April 16, 2020: Muslim girls in Bhatpara denied access to drinking water.

April 15, 2020: Government hospital in Ahmedabad allegedly separates Hindu, Muslim COVID-19 patients.

April 14, 2020: Twitter suspends Rangoli Chandel’s account for calling for Muslims to be “lined up and shot dead.”

April 14, 2020: Hoshiarpur’s Muslim Gujjars Denied Entry Into Himachal Pradesh to Supply Milk.

April 11, 2020: Muslim vendors allegedly ‘abused’, ‘stopped’ from selling vegetables in Uttar Pradesh.

April 11, 2020: Three Kashmiri labourers attacked in Barot village in the Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh after being falsely accused of spreading COVID-19.

April 10, 2020: Muslims banned from entering Karnataka village of rumors Muslims are deliberately spreading COVID-19.

April 8, 2020: Muslim welder’s shop set on fire in Kaithal.

April 7, 2020: Muslim fruit vendors attacked and threatened on false rumours they were spreading COVID-19.

April 6, 2020: A Muslim man is lynched by mob after attending Muslim event.

April 6, 2020: A mob of four attacked Muslims in Haryana, Jind.

April 6, 2020: Muslim family attacked in Gurugram for responding to PM Modi’s call to turn lights off.

April 6, 2020: Muslims and Muslim Volunteers Heckled, Harassed in Karnataka Over False COVID-19 Rumors.

April 5, 2020: Muslim Truckers ‘Beaten Up’ by a Mob in Arunachal.

April 5, 2020: Four Hindu men fired gun shots at Gurugram mosque where Tablighi Jamaat members stayed.

April 5, 2020: Muslim fishermen were attacked by a Hindu mob in Karnataka after being falsely accused of spreading COVID-19.

April 5, 2020: Facebook video in which residents of Shastri Nagar threaten to impose a ban on Muslim vegetable vendors went viral.

April 4, 2020: MNS Chief Raj Thackery says Muslim Tablighi Jamaat members should be shot and killed.

April 4, 2020: Rajasthan: Baby Dies After Doctor Refused to Treat Pregnant Muslim Woman.

April 4, 2020: Muslim volunteers distributing medical aid attacked by mob.

April 3, 2020: Mosque attacked in North West Delhi by mob.

April 2, 2020: Delhi University staff accused of spreading Islamophobia and COVID-19 conspiracies.

April 1, 2020: BJP aligned politicians call for a boycott of Muslim owned businesses in response to rumors that falsely accuse Muslims of spreading COVID-19.

March 8, 2020: Videos glorifying Hindu men forcefully putting color on Muslim women shared on social media.

March 5, 2020: A firebomb hurled at a mosque in Ganapati locality.

March 2, 2020: Mosque in western Assam’s Baksa district was attacked. Several Islamic holy books, including the Quran, were destroyed.

March 1, 2020: 20 Muslim families are threatened with violence and consider leaving their village in Jhajjar district on Delhi-Haryana border.

March 1, 2020: Three BJP workers held in West Bengal for chanting anti-Muslim slogans in West Bengal.

February 29, 2020: 6 detained for chanting anti-Muslim slogans at Rajiv Chowk metro station.

February 28, 2020: Hindutva mob attacked a mosque in south west Delhi.

February 27, 2020: 14 mosques firebombed by Hindutva mobs in northeast DelhiMore than 50 Muslims killed.

February 25, 2020: Mosque Set on Fire in Ashok Nagar, Hanuman Flag Placed on Minaret.

February 25, 2020: 14-year-old Muslim boy suffered bullet injuries in Kardam Puri of Shahdara in northeast Delhi during the Delhi riots.

February 25, 2020: An 85-year-old Muslim woman was burnt to death in her home in Delhi’s Gamri extension by Hindutva mob.

February 25, 2020: Hindutva mob attacks Muslim students at seminary in Delhi, leaving 30 injured. Survivors say, “Even the children were not spared.”

February 25, 2020: Muslim cemetery desecrated and shops set on fire, but police missing in action in Delhi.

February 25, 2020: Factory owned by a BJP man was destroyed by unwittingly destroyed by Hindutva because he has Muslim name.

February 25, 2020: Pregnant Muslim women mercilessly beaten by cops in northeast Delhi.

February 24, 2020: Delhi cops viciously assault injured Muslim men, and the force them to sing national anthem.

February 24, 2020: Hindutva mob set Muslim owned shops on fire, and chanted ‘Jai Shri Ram.

February 24, 2020: Delhi cops shouted “Jai Shri Ram” with armed Hindu mob, and charged at Muslims.

February 24, 2020: Muslims beaten viciously by Hindutva mob in northeast Delhi.

February 24, 2020: Muslims who tried returning to their homes after the Delhi pogrom were threatened by local Hindus.

February 22, 2020: Dasna Priest Called For ‘War On Islam’ in Run-Up to Delhi Violence.

February 20, 2020: All Muslims Should Have Been Sent to Pakistan in 1947, Says Modi Minister Giriraj Singh.

February 18, 2020: Cow vigilantes allegedly attack two Muslims for transporting cattle.

February 17, 2020: Deoband administration asks Muslims residents to stop displaying Indian flag.

February 12, 2020: Bharatiya Janata Party leader Giriraj Singh on Tuesday described Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband in Saharanpur district in Uttar Pradesh as the “gangotri of terrorism.”

February 8, 2020: Muslim student attacked by mob for protesting against anti-Muslim citizenship laws.

February 4, 2020: 2 Muslim Men Brutally Assaulted in Uttar Pradesh ‘For Delhi Violence.’

January 31, 2020: 22-Year-Old Muslim Man Beaten Up for Wearing ‘No NRC-CAA’ Cap in Delhi.

January 30, 2020: 65 year old Muslim woman beaten up and asked to ‘leave India’ by RSS activist in Kerala.

January 29, 2020: Muslim youth thrashed, sodomised using iron rod in Rajasthan.

January 28, 2020: A Muslim family was thrashed by an owner when they asked for their current rent to be added as outstanding.

January 28, 2020: BJP Minister threatens Muslims they will face a “ Kashmir-like situation in Delhi and “they’ll” enter homes and rape “sisters and daughters” unless BJP is voted to power.

January 22, 2020: Patna College in Bihar Bans Burqa.

January 21, 2020: Muslim activist denied rental apartment in New Delhi.

January 13, 2020: BJP workers threaten Muslims in Kerala with another “Gujarat genocide.”

January 10, 2020: Muslim teacher fired for wearing hijab in Lucknow.

January 4, 2020: BJP Minister in Karnataka threatens Muslim anti-CAA protesters.

Courtesy: CJ Werleman


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