India: Fire and chaos in New Delhi as citizenship bill protests rage on

Cars were set alight and water cannons were used as protesters clashed with police in New Delhi on Friday. The internet was reportedly blocked for many users as riot police attempted to contain the protesters, who were demonstrating against a new highly controversial Citizenship Amendment Act. Many have criticised the act as «anti-Muslim,» as they say it excludes Muslims from the new rules which... Еще will make it easier for minorities from neighbouring countries to get Indian citizenship. Footage shows roads blocked by blockades and large swathes of people. Riot police escorted protesters away and cars were torched. The police have attempted to stem the protests by banning public assembly, but the orders have been ignored by the protesters.

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