The non-profit Freedom House says democracy and human rights have suffered amid the fight against COVID.
According to a report, 61 journalists have been killed in the country since 1992.
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The Freedom in the World 2020 report finds democracy on the decline around the world but specifically accuses the Modi government of “taking Hindu nationalism to the next level.”
Uttar Pradesh's Chief Minister also said that women-led protests were a way for lazy men to get their wives to do their work while they sleep under the quilt.
"It's difficult to have this lifestyle because it becomes, for many guys especially, an easy way to hurt women."
Tibetan activists in India see these “preemptive arrests” as a sign of China’s growing influence over democracies and “their ability to press governments to silence freedom of speech in all corners of the world."
The state news agency tweaked a poem by German pastor Martin Niemöller’s anti-Nazi poem, effectively comparing protesters to cowardly Germans who didn’t stand up to the Nazis.
But that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t make people angry.