Police in India have been filmed beating alleged violators of the country’s coronavirus lockdown. Muslim and Hindu worshipers were hit with sticks at their places of worship. And Police used violence to disperse crowds at major bus depots.
Migrants have also been filmed being hosed down with bleach by Indian authorities. Prime Minister Modi announced a 21-day lockdown of India to fight the spread of COVID-19. Migrants are leaving the cities en masse, some saying they will walk 500 miles back to their villages. Health experts warn that this could actually cause the virus to spread more, as infected people return home to isolated areas.