Protest sweep India over citizenship law

December 16, 2019

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A man is shown in a blur running past the front of a bus on fire with large explosive-looking flames.

A man runs past a burning bus that was set on fire by demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law, in New Delhi, India, Dec. 15, 2019.


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A new citizenship and immigration bill supported by India's government is being criticized as going against the constitution envisioned by former prime ministers Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. Also, next year marks a century since American women gained the right to vote — a movement that began in New Zealand and Australia. And, Arsenal soccer star Mesut Özil took to Twitter to criticize the Chinese government's treatment of Uighur Muslims, which prompted China's state broadcaster CCTV Sunday to remove the team's Premier League game from its broadcast schedule.

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