Victims and survivors of the five-days long violence by mobs led allegedly by the far-right leaders of the BJP recollected their horrors at a press conference organized by the Communist Party of India (Marxist)
In this ground report, we spoke to families that were displaced due to the mob violence during the anti-Muslim riots in Delhi, India.
The sectarian violence has been primarily targeted against Muslims who have been peacefully protesting against the discriminatory Citizenship (Amendment) Act since the past two months.
Armed right-wing mobs are roaming around the city, beating up people, shouting inflammatory slogans and burning vehicles and property. The police have been accused of inaction and in many cases, collusion with the rioters
On December 15, 2019, students of Jamia university and residents from nearby localities had organized a march against the divisive citizenship amendment law passed by the far-right Indian government.
In the south Indian state of Kerala, more than 7 million people from all walks of life participated in a 620-km-long statewide human chain
The 620-km-long human chain was organized in the State of Kerala by the ruling Left Democratic Front led by the Communist Party of India (Marxist). Participants swore to protect the secular characteristic of India
With the far-right Indian government is showing no signs of backing down on divisive Citizenship Amendment Act, the voices of resistance have only grown louder and the list of such protest venues is going on increasing
According to a report on the violence of December 15, the police action was intentionally “aimed at causing maximum damage to the protesters,” most of whom were protesting peacefully
Workers are striking for more jobs while the Narendra Modi government is busy implementing the far-right wing agenda, refusing to see the huge army of unemployed
The scope and scale of the right-wing resurgence this year shows the urgent need for greater working class mobilizations that can safeguard and deepen democracy and build coalitions
The hundreds of thousands of people who are on the streets of India every day are not only angry about the divisive citizenship law but also the arrogance of the government and the disastrous way in which it has managed the economy