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Aug. 7, 2019. Protest against the Hindu nationalist-led government's revocation of the special constitutional status of Muslim-majority Jammu and Kashmir state by presidential order. (Photo: ©AP Photo/ Altaf Qadri, 2019.) This photo is licensed; do not copy or download.

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    Established in 2001, the Canadian Studies Program at UCLA fosters a better understanding of Canadian society and its relationship with the United States. Through its teaching, research, and public lecture series, the Program facilitates awareness...
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