Muslim activist denied flat in New Delhi

A Muslim activist-writer Mariya Salim was denied a flat-for-rent owing to her religious identity. A flat broker cautiously asked her whether she was a Muslim, and then later said that the flat owners denied giving their flat to Muslims. Another broker confirmed that the activist was not able to obtain a flat because of her Muslim identity.

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Source of information News Report Place of incident Private Residence
Number of victims 1 Identity of victim Muslims
Location of incident Private Residence Was cross FIR filed 0
perpetrator Organizational Unknown Details of the FIR

Investigating agency Victim's lawyer
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Main Information
Date of incident: January 21, 2020
Nature of Violence
  • Housing discrimination
  • Social boycott
  • Causal factors
  • Religious identity
  • Name of the victim : Mariya Salim
    Name of Perpetrator Flat owners
    State Delhi
    District/City South Delhi
    Party In Power / Incidents AAP - Aam Aadmi Party
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