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India's Silent Terror

Jill McGivering on how India is being gripped by a rising tide of extremism, from a stifling of free speech to brutal attacks on religious minorities, all in the name of radical.

Less than three years after India's Hindu nationalist government came to office, the country is gripped by a rising tide of extremism - from a stifling of free speech to brutal attacks on religious minorities, all in the name of radical Hinduism. Jill McGivering meets the people subjected to the extremism and goes out with one of the notorious "cow protection" patrols - armed Hindu vigilante groups who spread terror and assault those rumoured to eat beef or kill the cows which for Hindus are sacred.

Caroline Finnigan producing.

Image: An Indian sadhu (Hindu holy man) holds onto a cow at a protest against their killing. Photo credit: Sajjad Hussain/Getty

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