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Protests in India Against 'Cow-Protecting' Vigilantes Succeed in Breaking Prime Minister's Silence

Click here for reuse options! Do some Indian lives matter more than others? The Modi government seems to think so. On June 29, Indian prime minister Narendra Modi gave a long-awaited (though mild) admonishment of violent “cow protection” vigilantes who have been let loose in the streets of India, on its trains, buses and village and city public spaces, lynching Indians (almost always Muslims or Dalits, members of the lowest caste).
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