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Pitt grad students and faculty speak out against fascism in India

Students and staff at Jawaharlal Nehru University — a major public university in New Delhi, India — were attacked on Jan. 5 by a group of masked assailants with rods, sticks, acid and other weapons.

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Assistant News Editor

January 17, 2020

Tanvir, Mukherjee and other fellow graduate students and faculty concerned about the political climate in India began to discuss the possibility of organizing a movement in Pittsburgh.

Bolsonaro: fascist dictator masquerading as president

Then-deputy Jair Bolsonaro argued with Maria do Rosario during a general commission in the Chamber of Deputies while discussing violence against women.

By Jason Henriquez, Staff Columnist

November 6, 2018

Tolerating Bolsonaro's views isn’t just a controversial political stance — it actually enables atrocities.

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