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Indian Farmworkers Call Off Upcoming March After Violent Clashes with Police

HeadlineJan 29, 2021

In India, farmworkers taking part in a historic uprising called off a march to Parliament next week following deadly violence during a protest earlier this week that left one person dead and hundreds injured. The head of the farmers union condemned the violence, which saw some farmers break off from the main protest and breach the historic Red Fort Complex, some driving tractors. Police pushed the farmers back with tear gas and batons. Indian police are using facial recognition technology to identify suspects in the Red Fort breach.

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