Protesters are being beaten up, fired at by tear gas, and even getting shot at directly. They’re getting detained and arrested en masse. But they persist.
We spoke to Avijit Michael—a founding member of Jhatkaa, India’s biggest homegrown organisation for online activism—about dissent and demands in a dysfunctional democracy.
As authorities in the volatile northeastern state of Assam prepare to publish the controversial National Register of Citizens (NRC) tomorrow, millions fear they could be excluded and torn apart from their families.