India says US human rights report "deeply biased"

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  • Thursday, 25 Apr 2024

A girl sleeps in a makeshift home at a relief camp for displaced Meitei people in Imphal, Manipur, India, April 7, 2024. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas/File Photo

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The U.S. State Department's annual human rights report on India is "deeply biased" and shows a "poor understanding", India's foreign ministry spokesperson said on Thursday.

The human rights assessment found "significant" abuses in India's northeastern Manipur state last year and attacks on minorities, journalists and dissenting voices in the rest of the country.

(Reporting by Shivam Patel and Krishn Kaushik, writing by Tanvi Mehta)

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