Police Fail to Protect Students in India: Daily Brief

Plus: US Defense Department rejects Trump's call for war crimes; today marks five years since Charlie Hebdo tragedy in France; and Georges Soros named Philanthropist of the Year.



Police in India failed to intervene when alleged supporters of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) assaulted university students in Delhi on January 5, 2020, injuring more than 30 people during a violent rampage inside the campus.

US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper has said that the US will not target Iranian cultural sites, contradicting President Donald Trump's earlier threat to commit these war crimes .

It has been five years since the Charlie Hebdo attacks in France

Inside Philanthropy has chosen Georges Soros as "Philanthropist of the Year" for his fight for academic freedom in central Europe and his resistance to the rising tide of authoritarianism worldwide.