US Must Stop “Monitoring” Human Rights Crisis in India, Start Acting

On the 11th of April, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken held a press conference in Washington, DC with the US Secretary of Defense and their Indian counterparts. At the press conference, Blinken stated:

“We regularly engage with our Indian partners on these shared values (of human rights) and to that end, we are monitoring some recent concerning developments in India including a rise in human rights abuses by some government, police and prison officials.”

That was the extent of Blinken’s remarks on the issue.

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