“On seeing them, we ran into the house, and they all began demanding that the men come out or they will kill us. When we did not go out, they forced their way into the house and started beating us up,” Dilshaad alleged.
About 3000 Muslims are killed. Some 20,000 Muslim homes and businesses and 360 places of worship are destroyed, and roughly 150,000 people are displaced.
BSP supremo Mayawati on Thursday said there was no difference between its government in Madhya Pradesh and the BJP government in Uttar Pradesh. Both parties, she said, ruled with a form of “state terror”.
On 11 February 2010, four gunmen entered Shahid Azmi’s office and shot him at point-blank range, killing him instantly. He was 32.
Be it secularism or any other ideology, it has always kept Muslims on the opposite side. Even the activists here have a notion wherein they consider it as Muslim versus Others and not Muslim versus Hindu
The campaign called ‘In the name of love’ by Vivekananda Vichar Manch, JNU which is going to be held on 27th April evening rages JNU students as they have come out with facebook posts and call for protest against the hate propaganda meeting.
Across India, gangs of Hindutwa vigilantes have been lynching Muslims who they accuse of killing cows or eating beef. Channel Four Unreported World meets vigilantes, and families who’ve lost loved ones to the mobs.
We Dalit-Bahujan-Adivasis together form the most substantial numerical majority in India, of 68% of its population. The onus is on us to build the formidable political force which would defeat these fascist forces and reclaim the Republic. Whether elections alone can accomplish this, I will not state now.
How long before we wait for the world’s conscience to be pricked while we watch our brethren dying? Till when would we all hear things happening to the Muslim community and still exist helplessly?
Students of Hyderabad Central University voiced against its administration over the discriminatory approach towards students from marginalised sections. The students alleged that the security officials made Islamophobic statements when a Muslim student sought to meet her friend from Maulana Asad National University.