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Protests rage across India over citizenship law

Demonstrators attend a protest against a new citizenship law, in Chandigarh, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

Demonstrators attend a protest against a new citizenship law, in Chandigarh, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

Demonstrators attend a protest against a new citizenship law, in Chandigarh, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma
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Police officers detain demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law at Red Fort in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police officers detain demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law at Red Fort in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police officers detain demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law at Red Fort in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Police officers detain a demonstrator during a protest against a new citizenship law at Red Fort in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police officers detain a demonstrator during a protest against a new citizenship law at Red Fort in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police officers detain a demonstrator during a protest against a new citizenship law at Red Fort in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Police officers detain demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law at Red Fort in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police officers detain demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law at Red Fort in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police officers detain demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law at Red Fort in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Police officers detain a demonstrator during a protest against a new citizenship law at Red Fort in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police officers detain a demonstrator during a protest against a new citizenship law at Red Fort in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police officers detain a demonstrator during a protest against a new citizenship law at Red Fort in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Police officers detain a demonstrator during a protest against a new citizenship law at Red Fort in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police officers detain a demonstrator during a protest against a new citizenship law at Red Fort in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police officers detain a demonstrator during a protest against a new citizenship law at Red Fort in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Demonstrators gather for a protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Demonstrators gather for a protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Demonstrators gather for a protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Demonstrators take part in a protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Demonstrators take part in a protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Demonstrators take part in a protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A demonstrator is detained during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A demonstrator is detained during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A demonstrator is detained during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A demonstrator is detained during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A demonstrator is detained during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A demonstrator is detained during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Demonstrators protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Demonstrators protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Demonstrators protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Local residents take part in a candle light vigil to show solidarity with the students of the Jamia Millia Islamia university after police entered the university campus on Sunday following a protest against a new citizenship law, in New Delhi, India December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Local residents take part in a candle light vigil to show solidarity with the students of the Jamia Millia Islamia university after police entered the university campus on Sunday following a protest against a new citizenship law, in New Delhi, India...more

Local residents take part in a candle light vigil to show solidarity with the students of the Jamia Millia Islamia university after police entered the university campus on Sunday following a protest against a new citizenship law, in New Delhi, India December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Women form a human shield around a man beaten by police during protests against new citizenship law, at Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi, December 15, 2019 in this screen grab obtained from a social media video. Ghulam Hussain/via REUTERS

Women form a human shield around a man beaten by police during protests against new citizenship law, at Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi, December 15, 2019 in this screen grab obtained from a social media video. Ghulam Hussain/via REUTERS

Women form a human shield around a man beaten by police during protests against new citizenship law, at Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi, December 15, 2019 in this screen grab obtained from a social media video. Ghulam Hussain/via REUTERS
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Young demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against a new citizenship law, outside the Jamia Millia Islamia university in New Delhi, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Young demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against a new citizenship law, outside the Jamia Millia Islamia university in New Delhi, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Young demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against a new citizenship law, outside the Jamia Millia Islamia university in New Delhi, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Demonstrators walk during a protest march against a new citizenship law, on the outskirts of Mumbai, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Demonstrators walk during a protest march against a new citizenship law, on the outskirts of Mumbai, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Demonstrators walk during a protest march against a new citizenship law, on the outskirts of Mumbai, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Demonstrators walk during a protest march against a new citizenship law, on the outskirts of Mumbai, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Demonstrators walk during a protest march against a new citizenship law, on the outskirts of Mumbai, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Demonstrators walk during a protest march against a new citizenship law, on the outskirts of Mumbai, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A man with a slogan painted on his back is seen during a protest against a new citizenship law, on the outskirts of Mumbai, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man with a slogan painted on his back is seen during a protest against a new citizenship law, on the outskirts of Mumbai, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

A man with a slogan painted on his back is seen during a protest against a new citizenship law, on the outskirts of Mumbai, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Muslims offer prayers during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Muslims offer prayers during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Muslims offer prayers during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Demonstrators attend a protest against a new citizenship law, in Chandigarh, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

Demonstrators attend a protest against a new citizenship law, in Chandigarh, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

Demonstrators attend a protest against a new citizenship law, in Chandigarh, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma
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Police stop demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Chennai, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

Police stop demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Chennai, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar

Police stop demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Chennai, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/P. Ravikumar
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Demonstrators display posters during a protest against a new citizenship law, outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Demonstrators display posters during a protest against a new citizenship law, outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Demonstrators display posters during a protest against a new citizenship law, outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University in New Delhi, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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A demonstrator puts a sticker on an auto-rickshaw during a protest against a new citizenship law, outside the Jamia Millia Islamia university in New Delhi, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A demonstrator puts a sticker on an auto-rickshaw during a protest against a new citizenship law, outside the Jamia Millia Islamia university in New Delhi, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A demonstrator puts a sticker on an auto-rickshaw during a protest against a new citizenship law, outside the Jamia Millia Islamia university in New Delhi, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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A demonstrator walks past a graffiti during a protest against a new citizenship law, outside the Jamia Millia Islamia university in New Delhi, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A demonstrator walks past a graffiti during a protest against a new citizenship law, outside the Jamia Millia Islamia university in New Delhi, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A demonstrator walks past a graffiti during a protest against a new citizenship law, outside the Jamia Millia Islamia university in New Delhi, India, December 18, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Demonstrators attend a protest against a new citizenship law, before offering Friday prayers at Jama Masjid in the old quarters of Delhi, India, December 20, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Demonstrators attend a protest against a new citizenship law, before offering Friday prayers at Jama Masjid in the old quarters of Delhi, India, December 20, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Demonstrators attend a protest against a new citizenship law, before offering Friday prayers at Jama Masjid in the old quarters of Delhi, India, December 20, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Demonstrators attend a protest against a new citizenship law, in Chandigarh, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

Demonstrators attend a protest against a new citizenship law, in Chandigarh, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

Demonstrators attend a protest against a new citizenship law, in Chandigarh, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma
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Police officers hold rose flowers given to them by demonstrators, during a protest against a new citizenship law in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police officers hold rose flowers given to them by demonstrators, during a protest against a new citizenship law in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Police officers hold rose flowers given to them by demonstrators, during a protest against a new citizenship law in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Demonstrators light up their mobile phones during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Chandigarh, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

Demonstrators light up their mobile phones during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Chandigarh, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma

Demonstrators light up their mobile phones during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Chandigarh, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Ajay Verma
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A protester holds a placard during a protest against a new citizenship law in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A protester holds a placard during a protest against a new citizenship law in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A protester holds a placard during a protest against a new citizenship law in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Demonstrators argue with a police officer during a protest against a new citizenship law in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Demonstrators argue with a police officer during a protest against a new citizenship law in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Demonstrators argue with a police officer during a protest against a new citizenship law in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Demonstrators protest against a new citizenship law in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Demonstrators protest against a new citizenship law in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Demonstrators protest against a new citizenship law in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Demonstrators protest against a new citizenship law in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Demonstrators protest against a new citizenship law in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Demonstrators protest against a new citizenship law in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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Policemen aim their guns during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Mangaluru, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Policemen aim their guns during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Mangaluru, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Policemen aim their guns during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Mangaluru, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
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Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Ahmedabad, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Ahmedabad, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Ahmedabad, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A police officer chases away demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Ahmedabad, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A police officer chases away demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Ahmedabad, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A police officer chases away demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Ahmedabad, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Demonstrators hold placards during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Mumbai, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Demonstrators hold placards during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Mumbai, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Demonstrators hold placards during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Mumbai, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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A policeman wields a stick against demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Ahmedabad, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A policeman wields a stick against demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Ahmedabad, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

A policeman wields a stick against demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Ahmedabad, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Demonstrators arrive at the venue of a protest against a new citizenship law in Mumbai, India December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Demonstrators arrive at the venue of a protest against a new citizenship law in Mumbai, India December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas

Demonstrators arrive at the venue of a protest against a new citizenship law in Mumbai, India December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas
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Police officers wield sticks against demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Lucknow, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Police officers wield sticks against demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Lucknow, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer

Police officers wield sticks against demonstrators during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Lucknow, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Stringer
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Demonstrators carrying placards and effigies shout slogans during a protest march against the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and a new citizenship law, in Kolkata, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Demonstrators carrying placards and effigies shout slogans during a protest march against the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and a new citizenship law, in Kolkata, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Demonstrators carrying placards and effigies shout slogans during a protest march against the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and a new citizenship law, in Kolkata, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Demonstrators attend a protest march against the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and a new citizenship law, in Kolkata, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Demonstrators attend a protest march against the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and a new citizenship law, in Kolkata, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri

Demonstrators attend a protest march against the National Register of Citizens (NRC) and a new citizenship law, in Kolkata, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Rupak De Chowdhuri
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Demonstrator display placards and shout slogans during a protest against a new citizenship law, in New Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Demonstrator display placards and shout slogans during a protest against a new citizenship law, in New Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis

Demonstrator display placards and shout slogans during a protest against a new citizenship law, in New Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Anushree Fadnavis
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Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Ahmedabad, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Ahmedabad, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Demonstrators shout slogans during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Ahmedabad, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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A Muslim man walks past Rapid Action Force personnel during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Muslim man walks past Rapid Action Force personnel during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

A Muslim man walks past Rapid Action Force personnel during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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Plain-clothes policemen detain a demonstrator during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Ahmedabad, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Plain-clothes policemen detain a demonstrator during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Ahmedabad, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave

Plain-clothes policemen detain a demonstrator during a protest against a new citizenship law, in Ahmedabad, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Amit Dave
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Demonstrators attend a protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Demonstrators attend a protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Demonstrators attend a protest against a new citizenship law, in Delhi, India, December 19, 2019. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui
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