Gates Foundation’s Humanitarian Award To India’s Modi Is Sparking Outrage

In this March 28 photo, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a campaign rally in Meerut. One of his efforts as prime minister has been to construct millions of toilets to reduce open defecation.

The Indian prime minister is cited for the millions of toilets his government has built in rural India. Activists say his human rights record should disqualify him.

(Image credit: Altaf Qadri/AP)