The global march of the new virus has sparked a strong appeal from the World Health Organization for governments to pull out “all the stops” to slow the epidemic, while it has dried up the color of India’s spring holidays, has closed the Church of the Nativity of Bethlehem and prevented Italians from visiting elderly […]
In the streets of the northeast of the Indian capital, where Hindus and Muslims coexisted, violence raged on Sunday, February 23. Hindu groups opposed a demonstration by Muslims against a controversial citizenship law passed last December. This legislation, considered discriminatory to Muslims by its detractors, is at the origin of a vast protest movement which […]
Indonesia, the most populous Muslim majority nation in the world, has conveyed to India its concern over this week’s riots in New Delhi that have killed over 40 people. The Indonesian Foreign Ministry said it called the Indian ambassador to Jakarta Pradeep Kumar Rawat on Friday to discuss the riots. “The Indonesian government has full […]
Clashes between supporters and opponents of a controversial citizenship law left 20 dead and more than 200 injured. .
Clashes over a controversial citizenship law brought the capital of India for a second day – coinciding with a visit by U.S. President Donald Trump – while the death toll rose to at least nine. There have been widespread protests since the law that the critics say is anti-Muslim was passed in mid-December, with over […]