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Black's Not A Darker Brown

Official denial of the racist nature of the attacks on them does little to make Africans feel safe in India

Black's Not A Darker Brown
Friends Sans Borders | Photograph by Sanjay Rawat
Black's Not A Darker Brown
outlookindia.com
2016-06-03T20:12:04+05:30

If This Isn’t Racist

  • October 2015 Three Africans assaul­ted by a mob at Rajiv Chowk metro station in New Delhi following allegations that they abused a woman
  • February 2016 A Nigerian woman dragged out of her car, thrashed and stripped by a mob following a road accident the previous day involving someone from Africa
  • February 2016 Three Nigerians assaulted while returning from a ‘place of worship’ after they protested against racial slur
  • May 20, 2016 A French teacher from Congo, Masunda Kitada Oliver, succumbed to his injuries after being assaulted in Vasant Kunj area of south Delhi after a squabble over hiring an autorickshaw
  • May 23-24, 2016 A dozen Africans assaulted in the Mehrauli area of south Delhi—locals complain about their loud music, their way of dressing and their drinking in public
  • May 27, 2016 An African assaulted...
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