Five senior police officers suspended over alleged gang rape of young Dalit woman in India India’s coronavirus death tol…

Five senior police officers suspended over alleged gang rape of young Dalit woman in India
        India’s coronavirus death tol… posted on AEDT October 4, 2020, 7:07 am

AEDT October 4, 2020, 7:07 am

The chief minister of India’s northern Uttar Pradesh state announced the suspensions, as around 500 people gathered in New Delhi in the latest protest, demanding…
India‘s death toll from COVID-19 has risen past 100,000, as grieving relatives said more could have been done to save their loved ones.
They used to be called the ‘untouchables’, but these women are among the most vulnerable to sexual violence in India.
India‘s 200 million Dalits have long faced discrimination, and campaigners say attacks have increased during the coronavirus pandemic.
India‘s 200 million “untouchable” Dalit community haslong faced discrimination and abuse, and campaigners say attacks on them have increased during the…
The human rights group says their Indian bank accounts were frozen this month, forcing them to let go staff and pause all campaigns in the country.
Coronavirus-related fatalities have exceeded 200,000 in the US.
Operations are underway to rescue up to 25 people feared trapped in a collapsed building in the Indian city of Bhiwandi.
The Taj Mahal is open once more to visitors after a six-month closure due to coronavirus, with visitors seeming unperturbed by any health dangers.
Some European countries have registered record high daily coronavirus infection numbers, with many cities tightening restrictions.
India‘s total coronavirus caseload is expected to surpass the United States’ tally of more than 6.6 million cases within weeks.
India‘s caseload has soared from four to five million in just 10 days, and is expected to pass the United States’ highest tally of more than 6.6 million cases…
On 11 March, the World Health Organisation declared the deadly coronavirus a pandemic. Six months on the world is a very different place.
India has recorded more than 4.2 million coronavirus infections, but experts have warned real case numbers are likely far higher.
India‘s caseload has soared from three to four million in just 13 days, faster than the US and Brazil.

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