‘Rice jihad’: Muslims in India falsely accused of poisoning rice
12 December 2021 | 7:26 am
The Muslim community in India is often a target of misinformation spread by Hindu nationalists. The latest accusation is that Muslims are carrying out "rice jihad". We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.
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