Australia, Like the Rest of the World, Is Watching the Rise of Authoritarianism in India – By Lee Rhiannon
…. Now, Trump has been ousted and impeached for a historical second time for inciting an insurrection. In the US, this puts the spotlight on how the President and parts of his administration encouraged white supremacists and rampant nationalists to commit acts of domestic terrorism.
…. But politics is about change and events in the US show that even the most powerful world leaders can be held to account for the abuse of their power.
For now, the Australian government is soft pedalling on issues in India, but attempts are ongoing to change this, and none too soon. After all, global scrutiny of BJP and RSS activities will be critical to ending human rights abuses and the rise of an increasingly authoritarian government in India.