Istanbul hosted a roundtable discussion Wednesday on India’s citizenship law which many believe discriminates against Muslims.

The discussion was organized by Istanbul-based think tank the South Asia Strategic Research Center (GASAM) and saw Mehmet Ozay from Istanbul’s Ibn Haldun University and Nedim Cavdari, a researcher and Istanbul-based medical doctor, as speakers.

“The constitution is being violated [in India], and it is at the basis of the reactions [in the country],” said Ozay, speaking at the event.

“There is demographic engineering there,” he added.

India has been witnessing extensive protests against the law since it was cleared by the country’s

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