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As dead bodies fell, this was LIVE from Vijay Chowk
OF CORPSES IN BHAJANPURA & FLOWING LONG GOWNS
28.02.20 - S Pal

LET ME START with a warning: This story contains sickening details, and you will feel like vomiting. 

It was around 10:15 Tuesday night, February 25. A full blown riot was continuing in Delhi. The Indian news television was too busy in its relentless coverage of the ...
  


The Root Of Protest At Shaheen Bagh Is Rural Distress
INNER CITY STING
19.02.20 - CHARU SONI

"You can’t enter from here.”

"Why?”

"You can’t. This entrance is meant only for residents of Sharam Nagar.”

"Sharam Nagar?”

A new informal police code — Sharam Nagar or Shame City — has been invented for Shaheen Bagh (lit. Garden of Falcons) the site of anti-CAA, NPR, NRC protest ...
  


How to beat the censorship?
FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
16.02.20 - Markandey Katju

In his YouTube interview ‘There is so much censorship’ the well known Pakistani journalist and fashion designer Mohsin Sayeed has lamented that today censorship in Pakistan is worse than in Genreal Parvez Musharraf’s time.

I have personal experience of this. Hardly any Indian newspaper publishes my ...
  


Bilal Bagh: An Appeal to Bengaluru
Bengaluru’s one week old Shaheen Bagh
15.02.20 - AMANDEEP SANDHU

15/02/2020 
01.30 Hours
 
I have just returned from Bilal Bagh on Tannery Road in north Bengaluru. For a week now, it is here that women, supported by men, are in a sit-in protest against the NPR/NRC/CAA.

However, unlike many other protests I have gone to over the past ...
  



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