Delhi riots: Victims struggle to rebuild their lives
24 March 2020 | 6:56 am
Homeless survivors of last month's New Delhi riots now face an uncertain future in squalid camps as they wait for help. DW spoke with volunteers and people living in the camps.
30 Aug 2020
Human rights group Amnesty International accused Delhi police of carrying out abuses during deadly riots in February, which were provoked by a new citizenship law. The group accused some politicians of stoking tensions.
19 Sep 2020
Protesters clashed with police following the death of a taxi driver in police custody. In a video widely circulated on social media, Javier Ordonez is seen being tasered multiple times by the police.
20 Nov 2020
Ugandan security forces clash with supporters of opposition leader Bobi Wine following his arrest. Calls for calm are mounting ahead of January 14 elections.
23 Nov 2020
Protests in Bogota marking a year since 2019's national strike against Ivan Duque's government end with riots around a university site.
23 Dec 2020
This week we begin by looking at South Korea's strategy against Covid-19. It has been widely praised as effective against the virus but is it corrosive to personal freedoms? Next we see how monks are racing to save a Buddhist temple from rising waters in Thailand. The result of failed economic planning at the cost of the local environment. Finally, we head to India where the pandemic has exacerbated the problem of aggressive monkeys in New Delhi. We will look at how innovative solutions such as facial recognition are being used to deal with the problem.
4 Jan 2021
"When the vaccine comes, I’m ready. I’m ready to take a shot," says one man in India's capital, New Delhi after two Covid-19 vaccines were approved for use, kicking off one of the world's biggest inoculation drives. India, which has the second highest number of registered cases worldwide, authorised the use of shots developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University as well as by local pharmaceutical firm Bharat Biotech.
13 Jan 2021
The Auschwitz Memorial had asked Etsy to remove the item as it was "disrespectful to the memory of all victims." It emerged that a rioter at the US Capitol had worn the top.
28 Jan 2021
Papers in the Netherlands condemn a third night of riots over the country's Covid-19 restrictions. For NRC Handelsblad, the rioters are "indefensible" but the government also deserves blame for failing to communicate the urgency of the health crisis. We also look at growing calls to change the date of "Australia Day", which many have come to think of as "Invasion Day", plus Joe Biden's rollback of a ban on transgender people serving in the military. Finally, a reminder that sometimes the best remedy for stress is a good old-fashioned cry.
28 Jan 2021
After three consecutive nights of violent riots over COVID lockdown restrictions, the situation remains tense in the Netherlands. Police have beefed up their presence to prevent another night of unrest.
26 Feb 2021
Distraught family members wait for news outside a prison in Ecuador's western port city of Guayaquil, after at least 75 inmates died and several were injured in riots. Tuesday's violence is being blamed on gang rivalries at three jails in the country's overcrowded prison system.
19 Apr 2021
The capital is the worst-hit city in India, with new infections threatening to overload the health care system. The country as a whole has reported another record daily rise in cases.
10 Jun 2021
Cars line up outside a shopping mall in India's capital New Delhi where a drive-thru clinic has been set-up to administer Covid-19 vaccines. Demand is far outstripping supplies for jabs in India, with only 3.5 percent of the population fully vaccinated. "We’re vaccinating a little more than we were about 10 days ago, two weeks ago. We’ve crossed three million per day," says Gautam Menon, professor of physics and biology at India’s Ashoka University.
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