Kashmiri students were attacked in Dehradun

Around 12 Kashmiri students were beaten up by right wing goons in Dehardun. The incident took place while the students were returning after performing friday namaz and the goons suddenly started beating them. Two of them were seriously injured. When inquired , Vishwa Hindu Parishad's Shyam Sharma and Bajrang Dal's convener Vikas Verma did not deny the attack and said that they would ensure no kashmiri muslim stay in the city.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Other
Number of victims 12 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Other perpetrator Religion Hindu
perpetrator Organizational Right Wing Hindutva Was cross FIR filed 0
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Date of incident: February 15, 2019
Nature of Violence
  • Denial of access to public spaces/institutions
  • Hate Speech
  • Physical assault
  • Threat
  • Vandalism/Hooliganism
  • Causal factors
  • Attack against work/ideology/activism of individual or group
  • No. of People Injured 2
    Name of the victim : Unrevealed
    Name of Perpetrator Vikas Verma, Shyam Sharma and others
    State Uttarakhand
    District/City Dehradun
    Party In Power / Incidents BJP - Bharatiya Janata Party
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