Africans are ‘Peddlers, Cannibals, Ha**mi’: India’s Racism Exposed
They dress skimpily, play loud music, drink in public and create ruckus. They sell drugs and are a bad influence. If they stay in India any longer, even the Indian youth will get spoilt. This is a common sentiment held by most locals in neighbourhoods with African population.
On May 20, a 23-year-old Congolese was stoned to death in Vasant Kunj over an auto ride. In Hyderabad, the following week, a Nigerian was hit with an iron rod after a spat over parking. And few days later, seven Africans were attacked in Chhatarpur’s Rajpur Khurd village.
The government and the police have denied a racist angle and termed the attacks “minor scuffles” and “isolated incidents”. But, we found deep bigotry and racism.
Watch The Quint’s report to find out.
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