mercredi 22 avril 2020

Indian hospitals refuse to admit Muslims as coronavirus causes Islamophobia surge

Les hôpitaux indiens refusent l'admission aux musulmans tandis que le coronavirus provoque une vague d'islamophobie

ByJoe Wallen NEW DELHI

Two newborn babies died in Jharkhand and Rajasthan after hospitals refused to treat their Muslim mothers
Muslims are being blamed for the spread of coronavirus in India after a 
missionary event in New Delhi caused a spike in cases CREDIT: Getty Images


Two newborn babies have died after hospitals refused to admit their Muslim mothers amid a surge in coronavirus-related Islamophobia in India.
In Jharkhand state, a Muslim woman miscarried after she was barred from receiving treatment in MGM Hospital in the city of Jamshedpur.

Rizwana Khatun, 30, had rushed to the hospital after she began bleeding. Accused of spreading coronavirus, she was also beaten and asked to clean up her own blood.

Earlier this month, a baby died in the Bharatpur district of Rajasthan after a government hospital refused to admit the Muslim mother.

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