Daily Archive: July 10, 2017

Is Lynching the New Normal in India?

Outraged by the rising number of targeted lynchings against Muslims in India, thousands of people took to the streets in Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bangalore and other major cities India for spontaneous demonstrations under the banner “Not in My Name” on June 28. Protesters decried the government’s inability to protect citizens against harassment and random violence by self-proclaimed Hindu vigilante...

Water Cannon & Burned Out Cars: Violent Riots Continue in Hamburg After G20 Summit

Violent confrontations between police and protesters continued in Hamburg in the early hours of Sunday morning, even after all of the G20 leaders had left. Police said they had to deploy water cannon against demonstrators who were burning vehicles. The violent riot took place in the Schanzenviertel area of the center of Hamburg, police said on Twitter. “Unfortunately, more violence,...