13 December 2019

Violent protests erupt in New Delhi as Modi signs controversial citizenship bill into law

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Open this photo in gallery Indian Muslims shout during a protest against the Citizenship Amendment Bill in New Delhi, India, on Dec. 13, 2019. Manish Swarup/The Associated Press Violent clashes erupted in Delhi between police and thousands of university students on Friday over the enactment of a contentious new citizenship law, with the unrest leading Japan’s prime minister to cancel a planned visit to India. The new law offers a way to Indian citizenship for six minority religious groups from [...]