India Puts Capital on Lockdown as Protests Against Discriminatory Laws Rage on

India’s government is cracking down, imposing martial-law like conditions amid massive protests against the government’s not-so-slow creep towards becoming a full-fledged Hindu supremacist state.

India Citizenship Law Protest Feature photo

The protests against the discriminatory Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Registration Council (NRC) laws continue across India. In response, the government of Narendra Modi has placed the capital Delhi under the National Security Act (NSA); legislation that allows any Indian to be detained for up to a year without charge or access to

Be Sociable, Share!

Millions Protest India’s Anti-Muslim Citizenship Laws As Gov’t Crackdown Intensifies

At least 25 people have been killed in the protests and India’s far-right government has banned gatherings in cities across the country.

India Citizenship Law Protest Feature photo

Millions of Indians have defied Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ban on protests to express their opposition to the government’s wave of anti-Muslim citizenship laws, especially the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and the National Registration Council (NRC). Around 140 million Muslims live in India and many see the new steps as a fresh attempt by the

Be Sociable, Share!