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Under Prosecution for Spreading the Coronavirus

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People buy essential commodities in a market at Worli village during a nationwide lockdown as a preventive measure against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. Image by Manoej Paateel / Shutterstock. India, 2020.
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In March, members of the Islamic missionary movement Tablighi Jamaat held its annual meeting in New...

Mobile Covid-19 testing van in India. Delhi Police cop along with people stands in a queue for coronavirus test at Red Zone area, old Delhi. Image by Exposure Visuals / Shutterstock. India, 2020.
Mobile Covid-19 testing van in India. Delhi Police cop along with people stands in a queue for coronavirus test at Red Zone area, old Delhi. Image by Exposure Visuals / Shutterstock. India, 2020.

Some religious gatherings worldwide have turned into coronavirus-spreading events. India is allegedly prosecuting members of an Islamic group, including some Americans, for spreading the virus.

Apoorva Mittal reported this story as a justice reporting fellow at the Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting.

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