Delhi violence leaves over 50 dead – BBC Newsnight

More than fifty people are now known to have been killed in the riots in the Indian capital Delhi. Both Hindus and Muslims were killed, but the violence largely targeted Muslims. Subscribe to our channel here: https://goo.gl/31Q53F Delhi has been left reeling after February’s violence. Mobs swept through Muslim-majority parts of the capital killing dozens … Read more Delhi violence leaves over 50 dead – BBC Newsnight

Delhi riots: ‘No-one who saw the photo thought I would survive’ – BBC News

A victim of the Delhi Riots speaks to the UK’s BBC News. A Reuters photo of a Muslim man being brutally beaten by a Hindu mob became the defining image of religious riots that broke out in Delhi in February. Mohammad Zubair survived the attack after he lost consciousness and was left for dead. However, … Read more Delhi riots: ‘No-one who saw the photo thought I would survive’ – BBC News

Delhi riots: ‘My brother died after police beating’ – BBC News

Naeem says his brother Faizan died after he was beaten by police during religious rioting in Delhi last week. Video of the incident has gone viral. More than 40 people died in three days of violence, which largely targeted Muslims – although both Hindus and Muslims were among the dead. More than 200 others were … Read more Delhi riots: ‘My brother died after police beating’ – BBC News

India death toll rises after worst violence in decades

Days after India experienced its worst violence in decades – the death toll is still rising. At least 47 people lost their lives and more than 350 were injured during riots over a new citizenship bill seen as discriminatory towards Muslims. Police are now being accused of enabling mobs and preventing wounded Muslims from getting … Read more India death toll rises after worst violence in decades

New Delhi mob torches and vandalises mosque as sectarian violence in India intensifies

Protests against Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party’s latest law have caused death and destruction in New Delhi. The Badi Mosque in New Delhi’s northeasterly Ashok Nagar was set alight by vandals who then mounted flags atop its minaret. The Indian tricolour and saffron coloured flag depicting the Hindu god Hanuman, could still be seen the … Read more New Delhi mob torches and vandalises mosque as sectarian violence in India intensifies

On trial: Julian Assange and journalism | The Listening Post (Full)

On The Listening Post this week: To extradite or not to extradite: Julian Assange’s trial and its consequences for journalism. Plus, prison journalism in the US. On trial: Julian Assange and journalism We begin with the legal fate of Julian Assange. This past week saw the commencement of a court case that will determine whether … Read more On trial: Julian Assange and journalism | The Listening Post (Full)

India citizenship law protests: Understanding New Delhi’s religious bloodletting

Days of deadly riots in New Delhi have pitted Hindus against their Muslim neighbours, in the worst sectarian violence to hit the Indian capital in decades. How did we get here? And how much blame can be attributed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist agenda? We sit down with Indian historian, novelist and filmmaker … Read more India citizenship law protests: Understanding New Delhi’s religious bloodletting

India: Delhi’s religion riots leave 38 dead

More than 30 people have been killed in religious riots in Delhi. The violence broke out between supporters of – and protesters against – a controversial new citizenship law, designed to make it harder for Muslims from neighbouring countries to become Indian citizens. Sky’s Neville Lazarus reports from Delhi. SUBSCRIBE to our YouTube channel for … Read more India: Delhi’s religion riots leave 38 dead

‘I thought I would not survive’: Delhi riots victim tells of violent attack as India mourns

Mohammad Zubair was brutally beaten up with sticks and baseball bats by a Hindu group as Delhi experienced some of its worst religious riots in decades. ‘My clothes were drenched in blood’, he said as he narrated his ordeal. Muslims and Hindus across the region have been mourning their loved ones after dozens of people … Read more ‘I thought I would not survive’: Delhi riots victim tells of violent attack as India mourns

Delhi riots: City tense after Hindu-Muslim clashes leave 27 dead – BBC News

Delhi remains on edge after three nights of rioting, with reports of Muslim homes and shops being targeted by violent mobs. Twenty-seven people have been killed so far in the deadliest violence the Indian capital has seen in decades. The clashes first broke out on Sunday between protesters for and against a controversial citizenship law. … Read more Delhi riots: City tense after Hindu-Muslim clashes leave 27 dead – BBC News

New Delhi riots: religious intolerance in Narendra Modi’s India

While the visiting US President was hailing Indian Prime Minister Modi as a “defender of religious freedom”, lynch mobs were gearing up for a third night of rioting, the worst Delhi’s seen in decades. What had started Sunday as clashes over the Hindu nationalist government’s new citizenship law has since turned into a full-blown anti-Muslim … Read more New Delhi riots: religious intolerance in Narendra Modi’s India

Violent protests erupt in India over controversial citizenship law as Trump visits country

Deadly protests broke out on the streets of India’s capital and the city’s leader called for a curfew on Wednesday following battles between Hindus and Muslims. The two days of unrest – which has seen clashes between mobs armed with swords and guns, and the deaths of at least 20 people – is the worst … Read more Violent protests erupt in India over controversial citizenship law as Trump visits country

Hindu nationalist BJP supporters’ ‘pent-up anger’ behind deadly Delhi riots

At least 24 people were killed and almost 200 injured in three days of clashes in Delhi, with the death toll expected to rise as hospitals continue to take in the wounded, authorities said Wednesday. One analyst told FRANCE 24 that the “pent-up anger” of BJP supporters was behind the violence, after Prime Minister Narendra … Read more Hindu nationalist BJP supporters’ ‘pent-up anger’ behind deadly Delhi riots

India’s Modi appeals for ‘peace and brotherhood’ after Delhi riots

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi appealed for calm on Wednesday after days of clashes between Hindus and minority Muslims over a controversial citizenship law in some of the worst sectarian violence in the capital in decades. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 live news stream: all the latest news 24/7 http://f24.my/YTliveEN Visit our … Read more India’s Modi appeals for ‘peace and brotherhood’ after Delhi riots