Indian paramedics facilitate the transport of Muslims to a quarantine facility, after several people who attended an Islamic congregation earlier this month in the Nizamuddin area of New Delhi tested positive for Covid-19. Photo: AP

Coronavirus outbreak at Muslim group Tablighi Jamaat in Delhi spurs Islamophobia in India

  • The missionary group linked to an outbreak at Malaysia’s Sri Petaling mosque complex in February, has been criticised for holding an event in New Delhi
  • This has snowballed into anger against Muslims in India, with social media posts suggesting they were the main carriers of Covid-19
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Indian paramedics facilitate the transport of Muslims to a quarantine facility, after several people who attended an Islamic congregation earlier this month in the Nizamuddin area of New Delhi tested positive for Covid-19. Photo: AP
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