Police brutality, particularly against Muslims and lower castes, has been rampant in India for decades. Under Modi’s COVID-19 lockdown, it is getting even worse.
Interview with Adam Pal, the editor of Lal Salaam (the IMT’s journal in Pakistan) speaking about the coronavirus pandemic and the political situation in Pakistan and India.
Trump’s visit to India on February 24–25 saw mass riots in Delhi. The Modi government responded with brutal repression, killing at least 46 and leaving hundreds injured.
On January 8, India came to a grinding halt as more than 250 million joined a general strike across the country, raising demands against the brutal policies of the Modi regime.
Ever since the reactionary and bloody partition of the South Asian subcontinent in 1947, any major incident on either side of the Radcliff line will lead to finger-pointing across the other side of the border.