Weekly News Roundup – December 19, 2019

 


Preparation for a genocide under way in India: Dr. Gregory Stanton

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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 Muslims in Assam and Kashmir “is the stage just before genocide,” adding, “The next stage is extermination – that’s what we call a genocide.” Dr. Stanton created the world-famous “Ten Stages of Genocide” as a presentation to the U.S. Department of State when he worked there in 1996.…

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From Jamia Millia Islamia To Aligarh Muslim University: Students Across India Are Protesting Citizenship Act, Police Brutality

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State police forces across India have brutally assaulted Indians marching to protest the discriminatory Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA), passed by Parliament last week, and Home Minister Amit Shah’s proposal to conduct a nationwide exercise, called the National Register of Citizens (NRC), which will force Indians to prove their citizenship. The weekend witnessed demonstrations across the country, including in Aligarh, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Kozhikode, Ludhiana, Mumbai, Patna and Shillong, and more are planned, including one in New York City called Grill the Bill.…

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Karnataka school run by RSS leader makes kids ‘demolish’ Babri Masjid in a play

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At least a hundred children are on stage – many of them in white shirts and white pants, and others in white shirts and saffron dhotis. They rush towards a huge poster of the Babri Masjid.… As the proclamation of Ram’s name comes on the loudspeaker, the poster of Babri Masjid has been brought down by the students, and the children on stage are cheering and jumping in excitement.… a group of Class 11 and 12 students.… were made to enact the demolition of the Babri Masjid. After the act described above, they put up a ‘Ram temple’ in its place…. The school is owned by RSS leader and the organisation’s south-central region executive committee member, Kalladka Prabhakar Bhat.…

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