Indian Christians protest against new citizenship law Jan 21, 2020 0 882 12345 Kolkata: More than 8,000 people from the Christian community took to the streets in eastern India on Monday to protest against a citizenship law that critics say discriminates against Muslims. One of the protest organisers, Herod Mullick from the Bangiya Christiya Pariseba, said the new legislation was “divisive”. “We want to express our solidarity with the people who are protesting against CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act) and NRC (National Register of Citizens) in different parts of India.” (AFP) RELATED ARTICLES Evacuation crackdown ordered as Philippine volcano ‘recharges’ Jan 21, 2020 0 963 China confirms human-to-human transmission as SARS-like virus spreads Jan 21, 2020 0 773 Putin submits reform plans to Russian parliament Jan 21, 2020 0 393 State of emergency amid fears of violence at Virginia pro-gun rally AFP Richmond, United States Several thousand gun rights supporters massed near the Virginia state capitol on Monday for a rally under heavy surveillance and a state of emergency declared by authorities fearing .. Trump’s legal team demands immediate acquittal AFP Washington President Donald Trump’s lawyers submitted a trial brief on Monday calling his impeachment by the House “a dangerous perversion” of the US constitution and demanding his immediate acquittal by the .. Outcry in Pakistan as lawyers’ group asks members to declare faith Islamabad: A lawyers’ association in Pakistan has triggered criticism by asking its Muslim members to submit a certificate of faith declaring belief in the finality of the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH). The move by the .. British PM suffers first defeat since election after losing vote on post-Brexit citizens rights AFP London British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday suffered his first parliamentary defeat since the election when peers voted to give EU citizens physical proof of their right to stay after Brexit. Members of the ..