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EGI slams Indian news channels for ‘targetting minorities’, says ‘inspired by Radio Rwanda that caused genocide in Africa’

Nupur Sharma, former BJP spokesperson. [Photo: Facebook/Nupur Sharma]

New Delhi: The Editors Guild of India has decried the irresponsible conduct of some Indian news channels for deliberately creating circumstances that target vulnerable communities by spewing hatred towards them and their beliefs. The reference was given to Muslims

This comes in the wake of an international outcry over former BJP spokesperson Nupur Sharma’s insulting remarks on Prophet Muhammad, Muslim Mirror reported.

The report quoting the EGI statement said that there was a riot in Kanpur accompanied by an unprecedented trenchant reaction from many countries that were offended by the remarks of the ruling party spokespersons.

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