Mobs of Hindu nationalists targeted protesters opposed to the Narendra Modi government's racist Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) on February 23, writes Gauri Gandbhir.
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World renowned novelist and global justice activist Arundhati Roy is facing escalating threats of violence in India because of her support for justice in Kashmir — the disputed region partitioned between India and Pakistan and occupied by military forces in the area India controls. Roy faced sedition charges for comments she made about Kashmir at a public meeting in October. The government has since indicated it would not pursue the charge.