Probe by Rights Group Confirms Continuing Criminalisation of Jamia, AMU Students During Anti-CAA Protests
One year ago, on December 15, 2019, large-scale protests against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) and the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), two central universities with a significant number of Muslim students, were met with a brutal police crackdown.
The police in anti-riot gear had entered the campuses, baton-charged students and fired tear-gas shells into university buildings. Dozens of students were injured and many detained….
One year later, a report called ‘The Dismantling of Minority Education’ by rights group Citizens Against Hate (CAH) looks at the violence, the lack of accountability and the continuing harassment of students of JMI and AMU….