Campuses across India erupted in protest yesterday after a nationalist mob wielding iron rods stormed one of the country’s most prestigious universities

Campuses across India erupted in protest yesterday after a nationalist mob wielding iron rods stormed one of the country’s most prestigious universities, beating students and teachers and injuring dozens. Terrified students barricaded themselves in rooms or leapt from balconies to escape as dozens of masked men rampaged through Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) in Delhi for several hours targeting Muslims. Among the victims was a blind man who was mercilessly beaten. With a sea of mourners rushing to see Soleimani’s coffin, state TV said a stampede had broken out which left 35 people dead and 48 injured. Footage which circulated online … Continue reading Campuses across India erupted in protest yesterday after a nationalist mob wielding iron rods stormed one of the country’s most prestigious universities