NEW DELHI, India

Tension continues in riot-affected areas of the Indian capital New Delhi, with police on Wednesday allegedly braking up another protest in the eastern part of the city and barring human rights lawyers from counsel the detainees and later baton charging them.

Human rights lawyers baton-charged by Delhi police

“A group of us lawyers were beaten by the police at the Jagatpuri Police Station. We were requesting that we should be allowed to meet the detainees, who have been arrested by the police from Khureji Protest Site. They did not let us meet the detainees,”

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