Madhuri Bhattacharjee, an English literature student in Delhi’s Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), removed her earrings. Her friend Vikas Kumar kept some onions in his bag. Another doctoral studies batchmate tied her hair tightly and wore sneakers.

They were all getting ready to be beaten up — by the Delhi Police. The onions were to alleviate the effects of tear gas. Madhuri and her batchmates joined about 15,000 other people, who marched the streets of Delhi last week, to voice their opinion against curbs on freedom of speech imposed by the Indian government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Read more…

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