International | The USCIRF opposes the bill, which excludes Muslims
by Mindy Belz
Posted 12/16/19, 02:26 pm
INDIA: A citizenship amendment bill sparked protests across the country that have turned deadly, as police go after campus-led demonstrations in Delhi. The bill, passed by parliament’s lower house, creates a pathway to citizenship for some religious minorities but excludes Muslims. Many fear it could establish a religious test for citizenship.