Guwahati: Widespread protest against the amended Citizenship Act went international as prestigious newspapers worldwide highlighted the ongoing “protest”.
Leading US dailies — The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and The Washington Post — carried front-page stories on the ongoing agitations.
Indian government’s clamping of internet and imposition of curfew and Section 144 have largely been contended against and atrocities meted out to protesting students condemned.
Meanwhile, several demonstrations took place worldwide against the new law as it gives citizenship to non-Muslims who face religious persecution in Afghanistan, Bangladesh and Pakistan.
Indians in London and Australia called out the government against the new citizenship law. Also, a rally against the Act is being organised in Michigan, Chicago where protesters will march towards the Indian consulate.