June 10, 2017

India: On Caste violence in Saharanpur - A statement by PADS

Fifty five Dalit houses were burnt down during the afternoon of May 5 [2017] in Shabbirpur village of Saharanpur in northern UP. Attackers belonged to the dominant Rajput community of the area. They were armed with swords, spears, and lathis, and numbered about three thousand. [. . .]

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