The News Roundup - International
A video of women protecting a protester from the police captured the world’s attention this week. The man was part of the demonstrations against a controversial citizenship bill in India.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government pushed through the bill last week, creating a simplified pathway to citizenship for immigrants of all the major religions of South Asia except Islam. Protests have broken out daily on college campuses and in Muslim-dominated parts of New Delhi and across the country.
And a Premier League soccer player, Mesut Özil, spoke out against the oppression of Uighurs in China. Özil plays for Arsenal, and after he tweeted, the Chinese government pulled a state-run broadcast of last weekend’s match against Manchester City.
We unpack all these stories and get to more on the international News Roundup.
Sebastian Walker, Correspondent, Vice @sebwalker
Ishaan Tharoor, Foreign affairs writer, The Washington Post;
Uri Friedman, Staff writer, The Atlantic, covering global affairs; @UriLF
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