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Midnight’s Borders: A People's History of Modern India. Founder @project_polis @watchthestate| Radical Books Collective; Teach @nyugallatin & @columbia
Sep 3, 2018 9 tweets 3 min read
Lois Sofia (@Red_Pastures ) was arrested earlier today for shouting down with fasict BJP govt.… BJP state president @DrTamilisaiBJP said “When I am taking my bag, a customer shouts 'BJP’s Fascist government down down'. Is that freedom of speech?” . The answer is a resounding yes.
Aug 28, 2018 32 tweets 7 min read
#UrbanNaxals - A Thread Earlier today, Human rights activist and writers, Sudha Bharadwaj, Arun Ferreira, Vernon Gonsalves, Gautam Navlakha, Varavara Rao were arrested. They have all been called “#urban Naxal”, a label that is now used even by the Pune Police to "justify" these arrests.
Aug 14, 2018 46 tweets 7 min read
I analyzed case transcripts and testimonies from Nuremberg, Rwanda, and Yugoslavia and the frightening reality is this.

India is already primed for genocidal violence. The attack on #UmarKhalid is simply one of the many acts of violence we are yet to witness. In its 2003 verdict, the International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda (ICTR) found Rwandan journalists Ferdinand Nahimana and Jean-Bosco Barayagwiza guilty of genocide, incitement to genocide, conspiracy, and crimes against humanity.