India activists call for action against mob attacks

Activists in India are calling on the government to crack down on mob lynchings. There's growing concern about the crime, after at an increase in attacks on people accused of eating or trading in beef. Some believe the rise of Hindu nationalism

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    India activists call for action against mob attacks

    Activists in India are calling on the government to crack down on mob lynchings.

    There's growing concern about the crime, after at an increase in attacks on people accused of eating or trading in beef. Some believe the rise of Hindu nationalism is stoking hate and encouraging violence.

    Al Jazeera’s Hashem Ahelbarra reports.


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