Weekly News Roundup – February 5, 2020

Seattle City Council becomes first US legislative body to pass anti-CAA, NRC resolution; supporters says law ‘meant to disenfranchise several million Muslims’ A coalition of Seattle-area South Asians celebrated the passage of Seattle City Council Resolution 31926 on 3 February, opposing India’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) and Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), after hundreds of people rallied and attended a …

Weekly News Roundup – January 29, 2020

  Indian-Americans Protest In 30 US Cities Against Citizenship Law On Republic Day India’s 71st Republic day celebrations in the US on Sunday were marred by protests and marches, albeit peaceful ones, against recent changes in the citizenship law by large number of Indian Americans in various cities of the country.… The supporters, however, appeared to be outnumbered by protesters, …

Weekly News Roundup – January 9, 2020

  India citizenship law: 100,0000 attend Hyderabad protest More than 100,000 protesters have taken part in a peaceful march in the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, chanting slogans against Narendra Modi’s new citizenship law. The protest, labelled the Million March, was organised by an umbrella group of Muslim and civil society organisations… Demonstrators were still entering the protest site late on …

Weekly News Roundup – January 2, 2020

  Reign Of Terror In U.P Says Fact Finding Report A fact-finding report, published by a team comprising activist Yogendra Yadav, CPI (ML)’s Kavita Krishnan, and Riad Azam, says that Uttar Pradesh is under a “reign of terror” following the state government’s “unlawful and lethal tactics” to harass citizens protesting peacefully against the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register …

Weekly News Roundup – December 19, 2019

  Preparation for a genocide under way in India: Dr. Gregory Stanton Dr. Gregory Stanton, founder of Genocide Watch, addressed an audience of Congressional and Government officials at a briefing titled Ground Reports on Kashmir and NRC in Washington D.C on December 12 where he said, “Preparation for a genocide is definitely under way in India.” He said that persecution of …