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Indian citizenship legislation passed Protests intensified in the capital

2019-12-16T10:16:09.530Z

In India, a law amendment was passed to grant citizenship to Hindus who escaped persecution from neighboring countries.



Indian citizenship legislation passed Protests intensified in the capital December 16 19:09

Resident protests are spreading in India following a legislative amendment to grant citizenship to Hindus and others who have escaped persecution from neighboring countries. On the 15th in the capital New Delhi, a protester collided with security forces and many injuries were injured.

The Indian Parliament passed a legislation last week to grant citizenship to believers of six religions, including Hindus who have escaped persecution from three neighboring countries such as Bangladesh and Pakistan.

In contrast, in Northeast Assam, adjacent to Bangladesh, residents who were worried about the influx of large numbers of migrants gave demonstrations, some of them collided with security forces, and 6 people have been killed so far. .

Due to this deterioration in security, Prime Minister Abe's visit to the site, which was scheduled this week, was postponed just before.

Also, criticized that the passed bill is a discrimination by religion because it does not target Muslims, and thousands of students gathered at an Islamic university on the 15th in the Indian capital New Delhi I gave a demo.

A number of people were injured because some of them became mob and fired buses and cars, and security forces fired teardrops.

India's Prime Minister Modi called for understanding, saying that `` the law is for the lives of persecuted minorities and does not affect the Indian people '', but the protest movement is spreading to other cities There is no prospect of convergence.

Source: nhk

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