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Open letter in India calls for withdrawal of go-ahead to prosecute Arundhati Roy

Over 200 signatories urge government to reverse decision enabling action against writer under anti-terrorism lawMore than 200 Indian academics, activists and journalists have published an open letter urging the Indian government to withdraw last week’s…

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‘A sweet breeze amid a heatwave’: liberals feel hope again following Narendra Modi’s loss of his majority

Fears for the future of democracy and tolerance recede after authoritarian PM left reliant on coalition partnersIn the leafy surrounds of Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), a pocket of students sat beneath a banyan tree engaged in impassio…

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