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The struggles of Dalit students in India's college campuses.

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On 8 February 2016, the house of India’s Bastar-based journalist Malini Subramaniam was vandalised. She had been writing on the human rights violations by the Chhattisgarh government. On the same day, in Shamli town in India’s Uttar Pradesh two TV news reporters were attacked by supporters of the Samajwadi Party. The reporters were reporting on the death of a minor by a stray bullet fired during the party’s celebrations.

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    Roopesh Joshi, 12 February 2016

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