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India Summons Iran’s Ambassador Over Zarif’s Remarks

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TEHRAN – The Indian Ministry of External Affairs has summoned Iranian Ambassador to New Delhi, Ali Chegeni, after the Iranian Foreign Minister condemned “organized violence” against Indian Muslims. India’s foreign ministry launched a move to the Iranian ambassador, saying that Iran’s foreign minister Mohammad Javad Zarif’s remarks were “totally out …

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OIC Condemns Organized Violence Against Muslims in India

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RIYADH – The Permanent Independent OIC Commission for Human Rights (CPIDH) on Thursday strongly condemned the organized violence against Muslims in India by extremist Hindus. In a tweet, the human rights commission called on the Indian government to protect its Muslim minority in accordance with its obligations under international human …

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Supreme Court of India Refuses to Suspend Citizenship Law

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NEW DELHI – India’s highest court refused to suspend the controversial new citizenship law on Wednesday without hearing the government. It gave the government four weeks to respond to approximately 143 petitions, challenging the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA). At the hearing, Attorney General Kottayan Katankot Venugopal said that the government …

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India Tightens Security for Protests After Friday Prayers

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NEW DELHI – Indian authorities increased security in major cities and mobile data services were suspended in some areas before demonstrations after Friday prayers against a new law on citizenship, Reuters reported Friday. At least 25 people were killed in protests across the country since the law was introduced on …

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