History repeats itself, first time as evil, second time as evil: UP, Nazi Germany
Undeterred by the Allahabad High Court’s sharp reprimand on its politics of intimidation, naming and shaming, today’s reports indicate that now an ‘Ordinance’ will be brought in to legalise the UP state’s unlawful acts!
Two days back, on March 12, in the matter of the hoardings put up by the Uttar Pradesh government of the alleged anti-Citizenship Amendment Act protestors demanding compensation for damage to property, the Supreme Court said there was no law to support that the government could put up such hoardings with the names, photographs and addresses of such persons. Instead of then dismissing the matter or endorsing the stay by the Allahabad HC, the SC referred the matter to a larger bench!
Anti-Jewish riots had convulse the German Reich (Kristallnacht) in 1938. In an organised act of nationwide violence, Nazis and collaborators burned synagogues, looted Jewish businesses, and killed dozens of Jewish people.… The German government pronounced that “the Jews” themselves were to blame for the pogrom and on November 12, 1938, imposed a punitive fine of one billion Reichsmark (some 400 million US dollars at 1938 rates) on the German Jewish community.…
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