Weekly News Roundup – September 2, 2019

  Uncertain destiny for millions post NRC in Assam: Amnesty International expresses deep concern Human rights body Amnesty International expressed deep concern on Saturday after the final list of the National Register of Citizens was published in Assam on Saturday. It said the destiny of over 19 lakh people is uncertain after the publication of the final list.… “Amnesty International India …

Weekly News Roundup – August 26, 2019

  Out on bail, Bulandshahr violence accused welcomed with garlands, chants of ‘Jai Shri Ram’ The seven accused who were granted bail in the December 3 Bulandshahr violence and arson case were welcomed with cheers and slogans of ‘Jai Shri Ram’, ‘Bharat Mata ki Jai’, and ‘Vande Mataram’ after they stepped out of the district jail on Saturday evening. In videos …

Weekly News Roundup – August 19, 2019

  Pehlu Khan case: Alwar court finds ‘serious lacunas’ in police probe The sessions court in Alwar, which acquitted six persons accused of beating Haryana dairy farmer Pehlu Khan to death, has pointed out “serious lacunas” in the police investigation which created doubts about the involvement of the accused in the alleged crime, making the prosecution’s theory unreliable. The court …

Weekly News Roundup – July 29, 2019

  After 23 years in Prison on false charges, five Men walk out free in Samleti Blast case Five men who were accused in the 1996 Samleti blast case were on Monday acquitted by the Jaipur High Court after 23 years as the prosecution could not establish any link between them and the main accused, Dr Abdul Hameed, whose death sentence was …

Weekly News Roundup – July 22, 2019

  Indian Diaspora Protests Growing Fascism, Hindu Supremacy The recent increase in cases of mob lynching and hate crimes against minorities across the country has alarmed Indian diaspora living in Europe and the US. On Sunday, the Indian American Muslim Council organized protest demonstration in San Diego, California. A similar protest rally by anti-fascist groups and some of Britain’s key …

Weekly News Roundup – July 15, 2019

Indian Americans Protest Surge in Attacks on Minorities The Indian American Muslim Council and other coalition partner organizations held protests across various US cities to express outrage over the recent surge in attacks against minorities. In last few weeks, IAMC chapters organized protest demonstrations in New York, San Jose, Dallas, Seattle, Chicago and Boston to condemn the tactical support given the leaders …

Weekly News Roundup – July 8, 2019

  Uttar Pradesh: Muslim Auto Driver Tied Up, Thrashed for Refusing to Chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’ A Muslim auto-rickshaw driver in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh was reportedly beaten up by three men on Wednesday, July 3 for refusing to chant ‘Jai Shri Ram’.…The family of the victim said that he was driving his auto-rickshaw when the three attackers – Sumit, Rajesh …

Weekly News Roundup – July 1, 2019

  From Indian Cities to Boston, Protests to Condemn Lynching Of Tabrez Continue The lynching of 24-year-old Tabrez Ansari in Jharkhand has stirred a series of protests across India, including Jharkhand, West Bengal, and Delhi. So have hate crimes, as three more incidents were reported from major cities of India—Kolkata, Mumbai and Delhi. A Muslim cab driver in the national capital …