It was a decade when authoritarianism reared its ugly head, and protesters took to the streets to challenge their leaders. And the decade concludes with what could grow into the largest protest yet. “Rowdy protests against a contentious new citizenship law swept India on Thursday, and the authorities responded by shutting down the internet, barricading roads and arresting hundreds of protesters, revealing an Indian government increasingly on edge.” NYT: Gandhi biographer (and other intellectuals) arrested as protests over citizenship law sweep India.