How a Muslim doctor was incarcerated for raising his voice – Reports

An Indian doctor who was jailed for more than seven months for criticising a controversial citizenship law was released on Tuesday night after a court in northern Uttar Pradesh state called his incarceration “illegal”.

Dr Kafeel Khan told Al Jazeera he was physically tortured while in captivity, which included him being stripped of his clothes and beaten and deprived of food for days.

“It was very hard for the whole family. My 65-year-old mother was forced to visit the courts during the…

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