Several hundred mostly Muslim men face having their property confiscated after being given “unpayable” fines

Several hundred mostly Muslim men face having their property confiscated after being given “unpayable” fines for allegedly vandalising police batons, motorbikes and loudspeakers during protests against a new Indian citizenship law. Residents described the unprecedented fines as being part of a clampdown involving arbitary arrests and intimidation by the Hindu nationalist government in the state of Uttar Pradesh against the Muslim community over the demonstrations. She stayed with him in hospital where he gave her carnations from under his pillow, but died painfully of radiation poisoning two weeks after the accident.  Speaking to BBC News, Lyudmila said she had suffered … Continue reading Several hundred mostly Muslim men face having their property confiscated after being given “unpayable” fines