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  1. 1987 Hashimpura Massacre: To challenge verdict, Owaisi, Madani offer aid to victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Indian Express

    Even as Uttar Pradesh government is yet to take a call on challenging the verdict of a Delhi court in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre case in a higher court, the Jamiat Ulema-e-Hind and All India Majlis Ittehadul Muslimeen have announced to facilitate filing an appeal by the family of the victims. JUH general secretary Maulana Mehmood Madani and AIMIM chief Asaduddin Owaisi have also announced to bear all the expenses of fighting the legal battle.

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  2. No justice 28 years after massacre of Indian MuslimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Al Jazeera

    The families of Hashimpura - a predominantly Muslim locality in the city of Meerut, 75km northeast of New Delhi in the state of Uttar Pradesh - had retreated to their homes to break fast. Dusk transformed into night in relative peace - until armed officers started charging into homes, rounding up as many able-bodied men as they could.

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  3. Hashimpura's schisms were a life-defining moment for a young reporterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Outlook

    What I saw in Hashimpura in the summer of 1987 would shape the way I reacted to public events from then on, particularly on the issue of Muslim stereotyping and marginalisation. It was the first place where I hid my name in a communally loaded atmosphere, mumbling Sudha or Shobha if people insisted on knowing.

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  4. Hashimpura's survivors fought for 27 years. Now they are lost.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Outlook

    Compensation is a dirty, even dangerous, word in Hashimpura. Can there be any compensation for a life taken, the people ask.

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  5. In Cold BloodRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Outlook

    A night before May 22, 1987, when 42 young Muslim men from Hashimpura, a mohalla less than two kilometres away from Meerut city, were murdered in cold blood by men in uniform, another death was registered in the nearby Civil Lines police station. The death was due to a bullet injury, the shots allegedly fired by someone from Hashimpura.

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  6. New Delhi: Saffronisation of secularismRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Asia News Network

    Not many in Pakistan, still fewer in India, recalled that March 23 marked the 75th year of the Muslim League's resolution to demand partition of India. The Lahore resolution, as it was called, said: "That no constitutional plan would be workable in this country or acceptable to Muslims unless it is designed on the following basic principles, namely, that geographically contiguous units are demarcated into regions which should be so constituted, with such territorial readjustments as may be necessary, that the areas in which the Muslims are numerically in a majority, as in the North-Western and Eastern zones of India, should be grouped to constitute independent states in which the constituent units shall be autonomous and sovereign."

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  7. Quran-reading at Shami's house for 'playing XI'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Times of India

    Elaborating on the significance of number 11, Shami's father Tauseef said, "Eleven maulvis are praying for all the 11 players' success." MEERUT: Eleven maulvis conducted a Quran-reading session at Indian pacer Mohd Shami's house in Sahaspur-Alinagar village of Amroha on Wednesday, praying for the success of Team India in the World Cup semifinal to be held on Thursday.

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  8. 1987 Hashimpura massacre was painful, says courtRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Newkerala.com

    A court here has expressed concern over the deaths in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre and said it was "painful" to observe that several innocent people have been traumatised but the investigating agency failed to establish the identity of culprits. The observation by the court of Additional Sessions Judge Sanjay Jindal came while it acquitted 16 policemen in the case of 42 people's massacre in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut city.

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  9. Why Hindu nationalists would rather honour Gandhi's assassinRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Independent

    Nathuram Godse, the anti-Muslim extremist who murdered India's founding father, is revered as a hero by some supporters of the new Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, who can never forgive the partition of their country Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies When David Cameron unveiled a bronze statue to honour India's founding father, Mohandas Gandhi, he might not have realised it, but he gave an unintended shot in the arm to Indian Gandhians.

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  10. 66 probed and 19 tried, then delay after delay in courtRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Indian Express

    At 12:20 am on May 22, 1987, Babuddin, having escaped from the Hindol canal, registered FIR No. 110/87 at Link Road police station, Meerut.

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  11. 27 years after Hashimpura, 4 who survived watch 16 cops walk freeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | The Indian Express

    During the trial that stretched 27 years, Babbudin rarely missed a hearing. On Saturday, the 42-year-old showed up at 10 am at the Tis Hazari courts in Delhi, confident justice would be done.

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  12. UP massacre acquittalRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | The Telegraph

    March 21: A Delhi court today acquitted all 16 Provincial Armed Constabulary personnel accused in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre of about 40 minority community members picked up from a village in Meerut. "All accused acquitted.

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  13. Hashimpura massacre: A perfect case of miscarriage of justice, legal expert saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: Twenty eight years after the Hashimpura massacre in which over 40 Muslims were murdered in cold blood allegedly by Provincial Armed Constabulary personnel, the verdict acquitting all the 16 accused for want of evidence was termed a "mockery of justice" by legal experts. READ ALSO: For lack of evidence, all 16 accused walk free The massacre had occurred on May 22, 1987 during riots in Meerut city and the victims were picked up from the Hashimpura mohalla of the city allegedly by the police personnel of 41st company of the PAC during a search operation.

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  14. Chronology: 1987 Hashimpura massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | The Indian Express

    Following is the chronology of events relating to 1987 Hashimpura Massacre case in which a Delhi court on Saturday acquitted 16 persons, giving them benefit of doubt: May 22, 1987: 50 Muslims picked up allegedly by Provincial Armed Constabulary personnel from Hashimpura village in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh. 1996: Charge sheet filed against 19 accused before Chief Judicial Magistrate, Ghaziabad by CB-CID of Uttar Pradesh police.

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  15. Acquittal of Hashimpura-Maliana massacre-accused a black day ...Read the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | Indian Muslim Statements

    New Delhi, 21 March 2015: "The acquittal of all the surviving accused in the Hashimpura-Maliana massacre of 1987 is a murder of justice and a black day in the history of India," said Dr. Zafarul-Islam Khan, President of the All India Muslim Majlis-e Mushawarat, the umbrella body of Indian Muslim organisations. Dr. Khan was commenting on the acquittal today of all the 17 surviving accused who had committed one of the most heinous crimes in independent India when a company of the Provincial Armed Contributory picked up Muslim youth, murdered 42 of them them point-blank on 22 May 1987 during a riot in Meerut and then dumped their bodies in a canal in Ghaziabad.

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  16. Hashimpura Verdict: Survivors Disappointed After a 28-Yr WaitRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Outlook

    The prosecution underscored that though the accused have been acquitted in the case, there was no doubt about the occurrence of the incident in which 42 persons from Muslim community were killed in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district in May 1987. "The court has given benefit of doubt to the accused regarding their identification and not regarding the incident.

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  17. Hashimpura Massacre: All 16 Accused PAC Personnel AcquittedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | Outlook

    All 16 accused Provincial Armed Constabulary personnel in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre case were today acquitted by a Delhi court of charges related to the killing 42 Muslims who were picked up from a village in UP's Meerut, with the judge giving them benefit of doubt. "All accused acquitted.

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  18. Hashimpura massacre: Victims upset after 28-year wait as 16 cops acquittedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | The Times of India

    NEW DELHI: Twenty-eight years after the Hashimpura massacre, the acquittal of all 16 accused left the kin of the victims and the survivors distraught , while the absolved PAC personnel said it was an end to a long ordeal suffered by them and their families. The prosecution underscored that though the accused have been acquitted in the case, there was no doubt about the occurrence of the incident in which 42 people from Muslim community were killed in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut district in May 1987.

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  19. 16 policemen acquitted in 1987 Meerut massacreRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | Nerve News

    Sixteen policemen were acquitted by a court here on Saturday of the charges of murder and other crimes in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre case in which 42 people were killed in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut city. Additional Sessions Judge Sanjay Jindal acquitted 16 Provincial Armed Constabulary personnel of the charges dealing with murder, attempt to murder, tampering with evidence and conspiracy.

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  20. Timeline of 1987 Hashimpura massacre caseRead the original story

    Mar 21, 2015 | Nerve News

    Sixteen policemen were acquitted by a court here on Saturday in the 1987 Hashimpura massacre case in which 42 people were killed in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut city. Here is the timeline of the case: May 1987: 42 people killed in Meerut in Uttar Pradesh.

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