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Indian Authorities Lash Out at Protests

By Human Rights Watch
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Click to expand Image People attend a protest against new farm laws at the Delhi-Uttar Pradesh border, on the outskirts of New Delhi, India, January 29, 2021.  © 2021 AP Photo/Manish Swarup The government of India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi is presiding over a dangerous regression in free speech rights in pursuit of its Hindu nationalist agenda. Peaceful activists protesting against discriminatory citizenship policies, or calling for the protection of long marginalized Dalit and Adivasi communities, already face politically motivated charges.  Now farmers, many of them Sikh, who have…

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