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A policeman fires a teargas shell during a protest against a new citizenship law at the Seelampur area of New Delhi, India on Tuesday.  Photograph: Manish Swarup/AP

India’s controversial Citizenship Amendment Act has not only triggered violent protests across the country, but also adversely impacted New Delhi’s di(...)

A police officer throws a piece of brick towards demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law in Seelampur, New Delhi on Tuesday. Photograph:  Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

Prime minister Narendra Modi’s government has rounded up thousands of Muslims in Kashmir, revoked the area’s autonomy and enforced a citizenship test (...)

Demonstrators shout slogans against the Indian government’s Citizenship Amendment Bill in New Delhi on Monday. Photograph: Jewel Samad/AFP via Getty Images

Violent protests over India’s controversial new citizenship Bill, which was approved by prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Jan(...)

A bus is on fire following demonstration against the Indian government’s Citizenship Amendment Bill  in New Delhi. Photograph: STR/AFP via Getty Images

More than 100 activists protesting against a new Indian citizenship law were injured in New Delhi on Sunday as they clashed with police who used tear (...)

 Demonstrators shout slogans next to a burning barricade during a protest against the Indian government’s Citizenship Amendment Bill in Guwahati on Thursday. Photograph:   Biju Boro/AFP via Getty Images

Army troops have been deployed across India’s northeastern region against thousands of demonstrators, who defied curfew, burnt buses and cars and atta(...)

People gather near the site of the fire in New Delhi. The cause of the fire, which started at about about 5.30am, is not yet known. Photograph: EPA/STR

At least 43 people have died in a devastating fire at a building in a crowded grains market area in central New Delhi. Firefighters fought the blaze(...)

Dame Louise Casey and Josh Littlejohn who have organised the world’s sleep out taking place this weekend. Photograph: The World’s Big Sleep Out

More than 600 people are set to camp out in Dublin’s Trinity College overnight on Saturday as part of the World’s Big Sleep Out taking place around th(...)

Women activists hold banners and participate in a protest demanding justice in the case of a veterinarian who was gang-raped and murdered last week, in New Delhi, India.  Photograph: Manish Swarup/AP

Her family called her Twinkle. In the dry desert brush of Rajasthan where her body was found, blood spattering her tiny legs and brown school uniform (...)

Students in Kolkata shout slogans during a protest against the rape and murder of a 27-year-old woman in Hyderabad. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters

Outrage has continued to grow in India over the gang-rape and murder of a 27-year-old woman, with protesters taking to the streets and politicians cal(...)

Mary Robinson: Access to justice is at the ‘very core of democracy’ and without it and the rule of law, ‘we don’t have anything’. Photograph: Dara Mac Donaill / The Irish Times

More than five billion people worldwide have no meaningful access to justice and the problem has worsened in the last two decades, former president Ma(...)

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