Lynching

Hatred unleashed

Print edition : July 21, 2017

Family members of Junaid Khan in a state of shock, at Khandawli village in Faridabad district of Haryana. Photo: DIVYA TRIVEDI

Junaid Khan’s family members. Photo: DIVYA TRIVEDI

Muslim men offer Eid prayers at Khandawli on June 26 wearing black armbands in protest against the lynching of Junaid Khan. Photo: PTI

“Not in my name”, a silent protest at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on June 29. Junaid's murder shook civil society out of its slumber. Photo: Divya Trivedi

In the past three years, mob violence, including lynching, particularly by cow vigilantes, has almost become a strategy to intimidate Muslims.
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