Prime Minister Narendra Modi used a rally for his Hindu nationalist party to defend the legislation, accusing the opposition of pushing the country into a “fear psychosis.” Twenty-three people have been killed in protests nationwide since the law was passed…
By Emily Schmall, Associated Press
Nine people died Saturday during clashes between demonstrators and police in northern India, raising the nationwide death toll in protests against a new citizenship law to 23, police said.
By Sheikh Saaliq, Emily Schmall, Associated Press
Police responded with rubber bullets and tear gas. Videos showed officers running after unarmed protesters and beating them with wooden sticks.
By Emily Schmall, Sheikh Saaliq, Associated Press
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