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Protests erupt in India

Protest and police violence has erupted across India after a law was passed against Muslim migrants.

Proud to be a Muslim, proud to be protesting

Indians are protesting a bill said to be anti-Muslim that makes it more difficult for Muslim migrants to get citizenship. Demonstrators have been met with police violence. In New Delhi, police stormed a university where students were protesting. They fired tear gas, they fired rubber bullets and hit them with wooden sticks. The bill fast-tracks citizenship for migrants who fled Pakistan, Bangladesh and Afghanistan before 2015, but not “not” if they are Muslim. “BJP go back! Go back! Go back! Down with the BJP! Down with the BJP!”, the protestors shouted.

What’s next?

Lawmakers approved it in early December 2019, and government critics see it as a larger move from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party the BJP to turn India into Hindu nationalist state. In two northeastern states, the government has deployed paramilitary troops put the army on standby shut down the Internet imposed curfews. At least 6 people have died in the northeast. Up to 200 were injured in New Delhi.

From the streets

“I am proud to be an Indian, I’m proud to be a Muslim and I’m proud to be a protester. I want to make it clear; nobody is scared. Like people in Hong Kong are protesting, in Chile they are protesting, and they are not scared. We are not scared too. I think all of us are standing for the culture of protest. We want to dissent against the state. They just can’t get acts and bills on the basis of religion. So, we were waiting and suddenly the police came. When the police came, we thought that at least now we are safe, because the crowd ran away. But it came out totally opposite. The police started beating us and abusing us in a very communal way. I believe in a certain faith, so I said "Ya Allah", and they started saying: "You guys are terrorist. You guys are terrorist." And they started beating us. And they started beating us in four or five places,” a local protestor voices her outrage.

Brut.

12/18/2019 10:32 PM
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210 comments

  • Kilael M.
    01/09/2020 06:02

    Like the jews, the Muslims move in, and move everyone else out. Strange that they'd choose the only place shittier than their homeland to go to though.

  • Tsuv N.
    01/01/2020 02:30

    God Bless

  • Grygoriy B.
    12/31/2019 23:51

    Spasibo!

  • Claire d.
    12/31/2019 23:23

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/2019/11/13/narendra-modi-is-indias-trump/

  • Scott L.
    12/31/2019 18:59

    Go home we don't want them

  • Beatriz G.
    12/31/2019 07:30

    Wtf man

  • Ansar K.
    12/31/2019 06:02

    United nations Secretary general sir please you are declare And All world leaders please sir you are declare Terrorist India country is terrorist Terrorist India country army and India police is Bucher terrorist Terrorist India country prime minister modi is Bucher terrorist Terrorist India country president and supreme court judges is terrorist Terrorist India country government and BJP and RSS and RA and ajit DovaL and Amit Shah and Rajnath Singh and mozi is terrorist Free Kashmir free Kashmiris Free Khalistan free Nagalend Terrorist India country is terrorist

  • Tony R.
    12/31/2019 04:23

    First off Islam is not a race nor a religion. India probably doesn't want the Cult of Satan to plant the cancer of Islam into their country to prevent the destruction that it will ultimately cause.

  • Michael G.
    12/31/2019 00:22

    I believe it was Hindu century’s before a single Muslim walked the earth ,,

  • Elihue S.
    12/30/2019 22:22

    Welcome to the club

  • Nicholas R.
    12/30/2019 20:13

    Muslim religion creates scum...

  • Nihiy H.
    12/30/2019 18:19

    Facebook

  • Arawalo I.
    12/30/2019 17:51

    Yaaaaa allaah

  • Dale H.
    12/30/2019 17:27

    Riot is the language of the unheard.

  • Bart S.
    12/30/2019 12:57

    So convert out what’s the big deal

  • بولس ي.
    12/30/2019 02:35

    يامسلمين يارهابيين شنو عدكم رايحين الى الهند تريدون تفجرون بيها يا مجرمون

  • Daniel M.
    12/29/2019 23:04

    Meanwhile Americans accept the thin part of the wedge of corporate fascism with little or no protest.

  • Martha M.
    12/29/2019 22:56

    GOOD JOB INDIA

  • Tawinder S.
    12/29/2019 22:07

    Wrong decision by two fat brain man

  • Omotunde A.
    12/29/2019 19:28

    God safe the world all what is happening is bad