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On third anniversary of Gauri Lankesh’s assassination, Indian organizations vow to continue struggle

September 5 marks three years since progressive journalist and activist Gauri Lankesh was assassinated in front of her house. A Hindu right-wing group Sanatan Sanstha is suspected to have carried out the murder

Understanding India’s low COVID-19 death rate

Contrary to the Narendra Modi government’s claims, India’s low case fatality rate in the COVID-19 pandemic is not because of any well-thought out strategy. It is rather due to a relatively young population and some statistical tricks

delhi migrants As India locks down, the poor and migrant workers are shut out

With the hasty imposition of the world’s largest 21-day-lockdown by the Indian government led by Narendra Modi, fear, anxiety and desperation has gripped the entire country. The abrupt decision has been especially hard on the poor and daily wage earners

Around the world_ep 87_India_Chile Ep 87: Left mobilizes against violence in India

We also report on the social protests in Chile against the neoliberal government of President Sebastián Piñera.

Far-right BJP bites the dust in Delhi Elections

The centrist Aam Aadmi Party (Common Man’s Party), which formed its first government in Delhi in 2013 by building on the anti-corruption movement of 2011, secured 62 out of 70 seats in the assembly elections held on February 8

Nearly 200 Indian journalists have been attacked in five years, says study

A recent report says that of the 198 attacks on journalists since 2014 when the far-right Bharatiya Janata Party came to power, 36 have taken place in 2019 alone. There have been a number of attacks during the recent anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protests

ATW 75_India_Bolivia_Swaziland Around the world 75: Anti CAA protests in India and more

We also take a look at the attempts by coup regime in Bolivia to target Mexican embassy, and the repression against leftist and pro-democracy activists in Swaziland.

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