CAA: Civil Disobedience Never Been Called Terrorism In India, Says Political Science Prof Neera Chandhoke
Political scientist Neera Chandhoke discusses the fallout of criminalising the anti-CAA protests on Mohandas Gandhi’s legacy and what the movement achieved.
In this interview, Mary Elizabeth King, an expert on nonviolent resistance, discussed how Mohandas Gandhi's civil disobedience influenced the American civil rights movement, and what he might think of India today.
The organisation slammed the recent NIA raids on activists' homes, NGOs and a newspaper office in Jammu and Kashmir, Delhi, and Bangalore.
Sen said that in today’s India a person making critical remarks about the government was described as “anti-national”.
Michelle Bachelet’s office pointed to three “problematic” laws in India that have variously tightened restrictions on NGOs and led to a crackdown on dissent.
TMC MP Derek O'Brien said that Durga Puja was a time for celebration in West Bengal and not politics.
"Started out as a protest and caused inconvenience to commuters."
Some of the other people on the TIME list are actor Ayushmann Khurrana, US President Donald Trump and China’s Xi Jinping.
Lawyers for the accused say the Delhi Police have falsified the disclosure statements attributed to their clients.
A statement signed by over 600 people said the police is not only targeting "dissenting voices, but it is also denying justice to those who have suffered and died during the riots".