Hundreds rally in US cities against anti-Muslim violence in Delhi

Hundreds of Indian Americans of different faiths rallied outside Indian consulates in major American cities on Friday evening to protest against the recent violence in Delhi that has killed at least 42 [now 49] people, and injured hundreds.…

Outside the Indian consulate in New York on Friday evening, protesters gathered chanting “Shame!” at officials as they tried to exit or enter the building. “We are exhausted,” Sana Qutubuddin, an activist with Alliance for Justice and Accountability – a coalition of South Asian groups that organised Friday’s rally alongside the Indian American Muslim Council, South Asia Solidarity Initiative, and Equality Labs – said during her speech at the rally.

Other civil society organisations such as the Alliance for South Asians Taking Action, Chicago Against Hindu Fascism and Bay Area Against Hindu Fascism also protested against the worst violence in Delhi since 1984, when more than 3,000 Sikh minority were killed following the assassination of then-Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.…

ALSO SEE

Indian diaspora assembles in 18 European cities to condemn the Delhi riots (Mar 2, 2020, The Telegraph)

https://www.telegraphindia.com/states/west-bengal/indian-diaspora-assembles-in-18-european-cities-to-condemn-the-delhi-riots/cid/1750148

Anti-CAA protests in UK, Europe call for justice for Delhi victims (Feb 29, 2020, Times of India)

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/74420574.cms

Thousands of Bangladeshis protest against Delhi riots in Dhaka (Feb 28, 2020, New Indian Express)

https://www.newindianexpress.com/world/2020/feb/28/thousands-of-bangladeshis-protest-against-delhi-riots-in-dhaka-2109902.html

Bangladesh Opposition Parties Urge Sheikh Hasina To Cancel Invitation To Modi, Bangladeshi Parliament Speaker Cancels Visit To India (Mar 2, 2020, India Tomorrow)

http://www.indiatomorrow.net/eng/bangladesh-opposition-parties-urge-sheikh-hasina-to-cancel-modis-invitation-to-march-17-event-bangladeshi-parliament-speaker-cancels-her-scheduled-visit-to-india
0 CommentsClose Comments

Leave a comment