Artists, educators, and scholars across South Asia have rallied in support of Sandip K. Luis, who was dismissed from the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art.
Multiple posts about the film have been taken down on Twitter, many of them following the government’s removal requests.
More than 260 leading writers, journalists, and artists signed a PEN America letter calling on the Indian government to reverse its decision to rescind a citizenship document for Aatish Taseer. Signatories include Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie, and Christiane Amanpour.
In India, with the rise of Narendra Modi’s right-wing party, it has become fairly routine to encounter lethal lies about minorities, especially Muslims and Dalits.
NEW DELHI — On October 27 the Indian news site Scroll published a letter signed by over 300 artists that expresses support for the more than 40 writers who have returned their state awards over the past month as a form of protest against the increasingly intolerant environment in India for minorities and cultural producers.