Kashmiri student beaten in Bhopal

In Bhopal, Kashmiri doctoral student Umar Rashid was allegedly attacked by two people inside the campus of the Barakatullah University after he told them he hailed from Kashmir’s Pampore. Rashid said: “The university administration is trying to shield students, who attacked me. There was a witness, who is from Bhopal. There was a mark on my body. The BU administration is ignoring the issue.”

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Source of information News Report Place of incident University
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident University perpetrator Religion Unknown
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Date of incident: July 19, 2016
Nature of Violence
  • Physical assault
  • Causal factors
  • Attack against work/ideology/activism of individual or group
  • Name of the victim : Umar Rashid
    Name of Perpetrator
    State Madhya Pradesh
    District/City Bhopal
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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