Tuesday, Oct 26, 2021

Afzal Guru

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Feb 13, 2013 Jamia Teachers' Solidarity Association

Academics, writers, filmmakers write to the President protesting the execution of Afzal Guru

On the Hanging of Afzal Guru

Feb 09, 2013 Peoples Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL)

'Starting with Kasab, now with Afzal Guru, the country is going to witness a spate of executions. We give a call to the nation to break this spiral of executions.'

Pan India Security Alert

The threat of retaliatory terror strikes is not only in Jammu and Kashmir, but also in the rest of India.

Death As A Deterrent

Nov 23, 2012 B. Raman

The long-held impression that death penalty is necessary inthe rarest of rare cases to deter others from carrying out dastardly crimes has no provable basis.

The Spectral Order Of Sacrifice

What sacrificial victims does the nation-state relentlessly seek? What is the symbolic register of sacrifice demanded by a modern nation-state? What sacrifices are demanded by the regime of truth, and what truths must be forsaken by the regime of sac

19 October, 2006

What Does Mohammad Afzal Know?

Ali Javed

According to the Supreme Court, just six persons are involved: the five attackers, and Mohammad Afzal. Since the attackers died on the spot, Mohammad Afzal is the only living witness to the episode, according to the Court.

19 October, 2006

Afzal's 313 Statement

Mohammad Afzal Guru

Statement of Mohammad Afzal to the Court under Section 313 Criminal Procedure Code In the Court of Shri S. N. Dhingra, ASJ, N. Delhi S/V Afzal Guru & Others FIR 417/01, September, 2002.

19 October, 2006

Last Chance To Know What Really Happened

Nirmalangshu Mukherji

Who attacked Parliament and what was the conspiracy? On what basis did the NDA government take the country close to a nuclear war? What was the role of the STF (J& K) on surrendered militants? What was the role of the Special Cell of Delhi Police in

17 October, 2006

Retributive Violence By The State

Prashant Bhushan

Capital punishment is no deterrence for those who are prepared to die anyway for a cause. This is in fact likely to create more such militants. One can deal with such people only by trying to address their sense of grievance.

16 October, 2006

'Unnecessary Controversy'

Vinod K. Jose

'We are not questioning Mr Gonsalves's integrity as a lawyer and we hope that we can put this controversy to rest so that the work to try and save Afzal's life can move ahead.'

05 October, 2006

Afzal's Letter To SPDPR

Mohammad Afzal Guru

'I was shocked when I came to know that from newspaper Indian Express that my advocate has requested the court that Afzal wants that he should be killed by lethal injection rather by hanging.'

05 October, 2006


Resolution passed jointly by Kashmiri Leaders - Syed Ali Geelani, Shabir Ahmad Shah, Mohammad Yaseen Malik, Mian Abdul Qayyoom, Nisar Ali

05 October, 2006

'The Police Made Me A Scapegoat'

Mohammad Afzal Guru

Mohammad Afzal's Letter to All India Defence Committee for SAR Geelani --

05 October, 2006

Afzal's Story

Nandita Haksar

'The fight for Mohammad Afzal's life is a fight for all that is good and meaningful in Indian democracy; the cry for revenge and his death represents the dehumanized and authoritarian aspects of the Indian State and civil society.'

03 October, 2006
Congress workers protest against Mohammad Afzal in Amritsar, October 1, 2006

'Hang Him!' 'No, Hang This Hanging!'

Outlook Web Bureau

With sources indicating that Mohammad Afzal Guru's hanging will now be at least put off beyond October 20, the controversy heats up — former Congress deputy CM joins issue with the current CM, as family members of the convict and victims join in

29 September, 2006

Should Mohammad Afzal Be Hanged To Death?

Outlook Web Bureau

So ask all the the mainstream parties in J&K, barring the BJP, pleading for a Presidential pardon for the convict in Parliament Attack case, as Black Warrants for October 20 (the last Friday of Ramzan) lead to massive protests in the state.

30 September, 2005

Should Mohammad Afzal Die?

Nirmalangshu Mukherji

Three judicial pronouncements have been made on the Parliament attack case including the latest Supreme Court judgment. But certain questions are still unanswered: Who attacked Parliament and what was the conspiracy? On what basis did the NDA governm

04 August, 2005

The Case Of Shaukat

P. Venkatarama Reddi

Part 5 of 7—Supreme Court Judgment: '... we find Shaukat Hussain Guru guilty under Section 123 IPC and sentence him to the maximum period of imprisonment of 10 years (rigorous) specified therein. He is also sentenced to pay a fine of Rs.25000

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LJP (Ram Vilas) leader Chirag Paswan during a road show for the upcoming by-election in Kusheshwar Asthan assembly constituency, in Darbhanga district.

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A potter prepares clay earthen lamps for sale ahead of the Diwali festival, in Gurugram.

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All Assam Students Union (AASU) General Secretary Sankar Jyoti Baruah along with party activists protest against the construction of the National Hydroelectric Power Corporation (NHPC) dam, at Dhemaji

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Pedestrians during heavy rain in Kolkata.

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