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Indian Farmers Stage One-Day Hunger Strike as Historic Protest Against Agricultural Reforms Continue

HeadlineDec 14, 2020

In India, farmers are holding a one-day hunger strike today as part of their ongoing mass protest against agricultural reforms. They are calling on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government to withdraw the legislation, which deregulates agricultural markets, giving corporations the power to set crop prices far below current rates and thus devastating the livelihoods of farmers. Solidarity protests with the farmers have sprung up around the world.

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