Over 200 arrested in Gujarat after anti-Muslim violence

Agence France Presse — Tuesday 30 September 2014

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DEADLY RIOTS: Soldiers walk past burned vehicles as they patrol the streets of Vadodara city, India. (AFP)

NEW DELHI: Indian police in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state of Gujarat have arrested more than 200 people after violence between majority Hindus and minority Muslims, a senior officer said Monday.

The clashes in the western city of Vadodara were sparked by a distorted image posted on social media that offended Muslims, prompting authorities to block mobile Internet and bulk text messaging, the officer said.

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A Legal Move in US to Put Narendra Modi on Trial for Gujarat Massacre

Court summons for PM Narendra Modi in US
Economic Times, 26 Sep, 2014

A federal court has issued a summons to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his alleged role in the 2002 Gujarat riots.

NEW YORK: Barely a day before he was scheduled to land in the United States, a federal court has issued a summons to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his alleged role in the 2002 Gujarat riots.

Multiple media reports indicate that the summons was issued by the Federal Court of Southern District of New York in response to a civil case filed by the human rights group American Justice Centre (AJC) on behalf of two Gujarat riots victims. Continue reading