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Pittsburgh Against Fascism in India holds protest at Frick fountain

Demonstrators gather around Abhishek Viswanathan, a second-year PhD student studying Information Science, to listen to his speech about the importance of protesting in places like Pittsburgh as well as India against fascism.

By Ashton Crawley, Staff Writer

January 26, 2020

Dozens of Pitt students, faculty and community members gathered on a cold Sunday afternoon around the fountain outside the Frick Fine Arts Building to chant “Aazaadi, Aazaadi” — “freedom” in Hindi — for India’s population of nearly 200 million Muslims.

Pittsburgh Against Fascism in India holds teach-in

The Pittsburgh Against Facism in India Teach-in was held on Friday in Posvar Hall to raise awareness of India’s current political state.

By Mary Rose O'Donnell, Assistant News Editor

January 21, 2020

The Pittsburgh Against Facism in India Teach-in was held to educate people on India's current political state.

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.

Editorial: Trudeau demonstrates skin-deep commitment to diversity

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers remarks to supporters at a fundraising event Jan. 16 in Woodbridge, Ontario. (Arindam Shivaani/NurPhoto/Sipa USA/TNS)

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

February 26, 2018

Travelers in a foreign country have two options — they can learn the culture and blend in, or they can fake it until they make it. And while it’s impossible to know which strategy Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took on his official visit to India, it’s clear he didn’t make it. Trudeau...

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