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Ahead of historic visit, US court issues summons to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his alleged role in the 2002 Gujarat riots

A day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s landmark visit to the US, a human rights group has obtained summons against him for his alleged role in the 2002 Gujarat riots as state chief minister. New York based American Justice Centre (AJC) obtained the summons from the US Federal Court for the Southern District of New York in a suit filed with two survivors of what it called the “horrific and organized violence of Gujarat 2002.” Filed under the Alien Tort Claims Act (ATCA) and the Continue reading →