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What India's mass protests say about its secular identity

Clip: 12/27/2019 | 8m 16s Video has closed captioning.

Mass protests continue in India over a new citizenship law the government says will protect non-Muslim immigrants -- but critics see as a thinly veiled attack on Muslims. Many of the demonstrations have remained peaceful, but in some areas, police beat back protesters and the government shut down mobile internet services. Lisa Desjardins talks to Alyssa Ayres of the Council on Foreign Relations.

Aired: 12/27/19

Rating: NR

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