• Indian students join fierce protests against ‘anti-Muslim’ citizenship law0

    Intense protests against a divisive Indian citizenship law that excludes Muslims have spread to university campuses across the country, fuelled by a brutal police crackdown on a demonstration in Delhi at the weekend. Police entered the Jamia Millia Islamia University (JMI) campus in the capital on Sunday and detained more than 100 students, beating activists

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  • India protests: six dead as demonstrators vow to continue to fight citizenship changes0

    The death toll from bloody clashes sparked by contentious citizenship law has risen to six as protesters in north-east India vowed to continue demonstrations. Tensions remained high at the epicentre of the unrest in Assam state’s biggest city, Guwahati, with troops patrolling the streets on Sunday. In Assam, four people died after being shot by

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  • Hundreds shot and beaten as Chile takes to the streets0

    Show captionThousands protest in Santiago against social inequality, 25 October. Photograph: Pedro Ugarte/AFP Chile Doctors say they don’t have supplies to treat wounded and accuse authorities of under-reporting injuries “The soldier was about 40m away. He looked at me and fired,” said Christopher Madrid, pointing to the patch above his right eye. “I swung away

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