How religious clashes came to Leicester

Leicester has always been held up as a beacon of multicultural Britain. But for more than two weeks, the city has witnessed religious clashes between young men from the Hindu and Muslim communities. The violence flared up after a cricket match, but is there more to this story than meets the eye? Has fake news stoked tensions? And could the Hindu nationalist ideology of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi have had an influence?

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  • Fiona Hamilton, Crime and Security Editor, The Times.
  • Barnie Choudhury, Editor-at-large, Eastern Eye newspaper. 

Host: Manveen Rana.

Clips: Leicestershire Police, Channel 4, Al Jazeera, One India News, Reuters, DW News, NDTV.

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