A Muslim Journalist, Wrongfully Incarcerated On Terror Charges, Fought Back By Reporting On The Hindu Right

After four years of wrongful incarceration on terror charges, Iqbal Jakati, a Karnataka journalist, left prison in 2011 determined to pursue the goal he set for himself as a young reporter affected by the demolition of the Babri Masjid: reporting on the Hindu right. Under the police scanner even after his release, the 50-year-old from the northern district of Belgaum is dogged about his reporting, with his YouTube channel garnering over 67,000 subscribers and nine million views.

30 Sep 2022        ZAFAR AAFAQ